Welcome, Stone White School of Rock! Below you will find TeachRock resources handpicked for your school.

Resources

Music in Movies

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Rock and Roll Goes to the Movies

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Social Studies/History
Activities: Station Activities, Textual Analysis, Visual Analysis
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The Musical Roots of the Surf Sound

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music
Activities: Musical Analysis, Role Playing, Station Activities, Visual Analysis
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The Musical Roots of the Surf Sound (Elementary Version)

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: Art, Social Studies/History
Activities: Musical Analysis, Station Activities, Textual Analysis, Visual Analysis, Visual Art
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The Beatles and Teen Culture

Grades: High
Subjects: Social Studies/History
Activities: Textual Analysis, Visual Analysis
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How Records and Radio Shaped American Culture

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: CTE, General Music, STEAM
Activities: Textual Analysis, Visual Analysis
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The Birth of the Microphone

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: CTE, General Music, STEAM
Activities: Interactive Tech Tools, Textual Analysis, Visual Analysis

CBGB Tribute

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Punk as Reaction

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Art, Social Studies/History
Activities: Role Playing, Station Activities, Visual Analysis, Visual Design
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The Sound of Blue Collar Detroit

Grades: High
Subjects: Social Studies/History
Activities: Charts and Graphs, Textual Analysis
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The Emergence of Grunge

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music
Activities: Musical Analysis, Textual Analysis, Think-Pair-Share
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The New York City Underground

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Art, General Music
Activities: Textual Analysis, Visual Analysis, Visual Design
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Music and the Berlin Wall during the Cold War

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, Social Studies/History
Activities: Gallery Walk, Maps, Personal Reflection, Role Playing, Textual Analysis
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Introducing New Wave

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music
Activities: Musical Analysis
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Introducing Glam Rock

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music
Activities: Musical Analysis, Textual Analysis, Think-Pair-Share
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Glam: The Return of the Teenager

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Social Studies/History
Activities: Musical Analysis, Textual Analysis, Timeline, Visual Analysis

Van Halen

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The History of Music Videos

Grades: High
Subjects: CTE, General Music, Social Studies/History
Activities: Interactive Tech Tools, Visual Analysis
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Deadheads and Reagan’s America in the 1980s

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Social Studies/History
Activities: Document-Based Questions, Maps, Textual Analysis
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Sound Waves, Analog Synthesis and Popular Culture

Grades: All Ages, AP/Honors/101, Elementary, High, Middle
Subjects: CTE, General Music, STEAM
Activities: Interactive Tech Tools, Textual Analysis, Visual Analysis
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Introducing New Wave

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music
Activities: Musical Analysis
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The Rise of Disco

Grades: High
Subjects: General Music, Social Studies/History
Activities: Musical Analysis, Role Playing, Station Activities, Visual Analysis, Visual Design

Coachella

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Who Is Prince?

Grades: High
Subjects: General Music
Activities: Playlists and Podcasts, Visual Design
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Who is Lizzo?

Grades: High
Subjects: General Music
Activities: Film and Sound Editing, Personal Reflection
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Who Is Amy Winehouse?

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music
Activities: Musical Analysis, Personal Reflection, Playlists and Podcasts
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Kanye and Katrina: Environmental Racism in New Orleans

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Social Studies/History
Activities: Charts and Graphs, Interview, Maps
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DAMN.: The Art and Importance of Storytelling

Grades: AP/Honors/101, High
Subjects: Art, ELA, Social Studies/History
Activities: Gallery Walk, Musical Analysis, Textual Analysis, Visual Analysis
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The Ethics of Sampling

Grades: High
Subjects: General Music
Activities: Interactive Tech Tools, Structured Academic Controversy, Textual Analysis, Visual Analysis

Classic Metal

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The Roots of Heavy Metal

Grades: High
Subjects: ELA, General Music
Activities: Musical Analysis, Role Playing, Station Activities, Textual Analysis, Think-Pair-Share
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The Rise of the Electric Guitar

Grades: High
Subjects: General Music, Social Studies/History
Activities: Charts and Graphs, Four Corners, Textual Analysis, Visual Analysis, Visual Design
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Jimi Hendrix: Introducing Hard Rock

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, General Music
Activities: Role Playing, Textual Analysis
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Mainstream Metal, Parental Advisories, and Censorship

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Social Studies/History
Activities: Role Playing, Structured Academic Controversy, Textual Analysis, Think-Pair-Share
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The Roots of Progressive Rock

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music
Activities: Textual Analysis, Visual Analysis

Pioneers

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Muddy Waters, the New Kid in Town

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies/History
Activities: Maps, Personal Reflection
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Leo Fender: An Inventor Who Transformed Popular Music

Grades: All Ages, Elementary, Middle
Subjects: CTE, General Music, Social Studies/History
Activities: Design and Build, Station Activities, Timeline, Visual Design
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The Teamwork Behind the Beatles

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: CTE, General Music
Activities: Role Playing, Textual Analysis, Visual Analysis
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The Teamwork Behind the Beatles (Elementary Version)

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: CTE, Social Emotional Learning
Activities: Role Playing, Textual Analysis, Visual Analysis
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Ritchie Valens

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music
Activities: Musical Analysis, Role Playing
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Ritchie Valens (Elementary School Version)

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: General Music, Social Studies/History
Activities: Musical Analysis, Personal Reflection, Textual Analysis
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Designing an Electric Guitar with Shapes

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: Art, STEAM
Activities: Design and Build
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The Leadership Skills of a Music Producer

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: CTE, Social Emotional Learning
Activities: Performance, Personal Reflection, Role Playing
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Bo Diddley: The Grandfather of Hip Hop?

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music, Social Studies/History
Activities: Musical Analysis, Textual Analysis

Pink Floyd

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Designing Album Covers with Color Theory

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Art, CTE, STEAM
Activities: Visual Analysis, Visual Design
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The Evolution of Sound Recording

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: CTE, General Music, STEAM
Activities: Interactive Tech Tools, Visual Analysis
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Designing a Band Logo

Grades: Elementary, High, Middle
Subjects: Art, CTE
Activities: Gallery Walk, Visual Analysis, Visual Design
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Loudspeakers, PA Systems, and the “Wall of Sound”

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: CTE, General Music, STEAM
Activities: Charts and Graphs, Design and Build, Station Activities