Lesson Plans Lesson Plans Curricula Teacher's Guides Keywords 5 Result(s) K-5 6-8 Music Sociology Grade Range 6-8 What Masks Reveal Explore the cultural significance of masks by investigating the role they play in ceremonies and on special occasions in societies from widely separated regions of the world. Grade Range K-5 The Meaning Behind the Mask Students explore the cultural significance of masks, discuss the use of masks in stories, and then investigate the role masks play in ceremonies and on special occasions in various African cultures. Grade Range K-5 Music from Across America Students examine and listen to a variety of forms of music to learn about the cultural, geographic, and stylistic diversity available within the United States. Grade Range 6-8 Thomas Hart Benton: The Sources of Country Music In this lesson students will learn how to describe Benton’s artistic techniques; identify the roots of country music as well as some of the early performers; and discuss how changes in art and musical style reflect changes in society. Grade Range K-5 Animals of the Chinese Zodiac In this lesson plan, students will learn about the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac. In the process, they will learn about Chinese culture, as well as improve reading, writing, and researching skills.