STUDENT EDITION: STUDENT-FACING MATERIAL FOR ALL AGES

TeachRock Student Edition provides activity-rich, project-based resources that students can use right now.

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All Ages

Student Edition:
Design A Distortion Pedal

Grades: All Ages, High, Middle
Subjects: Art/Design, General Music, Social Studies/History

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Drawing To Music

Grades: All Ages
Subjects: Art/Design, General Music, Social Studies/History

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“Lean on Me”: Expressing Gratitude and Care with Music

Grades: All Ages
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Social Emotional Learning

How does Bill Withers’ “Lean on Me” express gratitude and the importance of mutual care?

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Loudspeakers, PA Systems, and the “Wall of Sound”

Grades: All Ages
Subjects: General Music, STEAM

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“Life is Beautiful” with Keb’ Mo’

Grades: All Ages
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies/History

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Going Viral

Grades: All Ages
Subjects: General Music, Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies/History

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“Glory” and the Continuing Civil Rights Movement

Grades: All Ages
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Social Emotional Learning

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Rhythm as Representation of People and Place

Grades: All Ages
Subjects: General Music, Social Studies/History

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Designing Album Covers with Color Theory

Grades: All Ages
Subjects: Art/Design, General Music

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Music as a Window to the Past

Grades: All Ages
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Social Studies/History

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Golden Age of Radio in the U.S.

Grades: All Ages
Subjects: ELA, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
What is Cultural Identity?

Grades: All Ages
Subjects: Art/Design, ELA, Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies/History

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Math with Jackson Browne

Grades: All Ages, Elementary, Middle
Subjects: General Music, Math, STEAM

Elementary School

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Design An Electric Guitar With Shapes

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: Math

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Celebrating Community With Art

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: Art/Design, Social Emotional Learning

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The Latin Rhythms of “Despacito”

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: General Music

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Cleaning Up the Plastic Beach

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: ELA, STEAM

Student Edition:
How Earth Day Began With Music

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: Art/Design, General Music, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Who Is Ritchie Valens?

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Who Is Camila Cabello?

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: General Music, Social Emotional Learning

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The Roots of Surf Sound

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: ELA, Science, Social Studies/History

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Math with the Grateful Dead

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: General Music, Math

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“Here Comes the Sun”

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: Art/Design, Science, Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
The Birth of Hippie Culture

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: ELA, Social Studies/History

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Feeling the Vibrations

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: CTE, ELA, General Music, Social Emotional Learning, STEAM

Student Edition:
The Stonewall Riots in the Fight for Equality

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: Social Studies/History

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Math with Beyoncé

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: General Music, Math

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Math with Jackson Browne

Grades: All Ages, Elementary, Middle
Subjects: General Music, Math, STEAM

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Dolores Huerta: Labor Leader

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies/History

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Learn Cumbia with LADAMA

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Physical Education, Social Studies/History

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Learn Joropo with LADAMA

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Physical Education, Social Studies/History

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Learn Quitiplás with LADAMA

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Geography, Physical Education, Social Emotional Learning

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Rap Like ChocQuibTown with LADAMA

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Social Studies/History

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Learn Ciranda with LADAMA

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: General Music, Geography, Physical Education, Social Emotional Learning

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Using Graphing to Analyze Music Industry Data

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: Math

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Using Ratios to Identify Social Media Engagement

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: Math

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Using Algebraic Expressions to Analyze Concert Schedules

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: Math

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Using Data to Analyze an Artist’s Success

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: Math

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Using Algebraic Expressions to Calculate Touring Costs

Grades: Elementary
Subjects: Math

Student Edition:
What Makes a Great Front Person in Music?

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: General Music, Social Emotional Learning

Middle School

Student Edition:
Design A Distortion Pedal

Grades: All Ages, High, Middle
Subjects: Art/Design, General Music, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
What Is Sampling?

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Art/Design, General Music

Student Edition:
Who Is Amy Winehouse?

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music

Student Edition:
The Historical Roots of Hip Hop

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music, Social Studies/History

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The Latin Rhythms of “Despacito”

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: General Music

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The Indigenous Roots of Rock and Roll

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Cleaning Up the Plastic Beach

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: ELA, STEAM

Student Edition:
Science and Civics of the Flint Water Crisis

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Science, Social Emotional Learning

Student Edition:
How Earth Day Began With Music

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: Art/Design, General Music, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Who is Billie Eilish?

Grades: Middle
Subjects: General Music

Student Edition:
Greta Thunberg, Music, and the Climate Crisis

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music

Student Edition:
Gen Z Environmental Activists

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Who Is Ritchie Valens?

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
The Roots of Surf Sound

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: ELA, Science, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Recording the Human Voice

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music, STEAM

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Supporting Sobriety in a Musical Community

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
How a Bill becomes a Law: The Story of the MLK Holiday

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Civics, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Apollo 11 & Gil Scott-Heron

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Feeling the Vibrations

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: CTE, ELA, General Music, Social Emotional Learning, STEAM

Student Edition:
Business with the Grateful Dead

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: CTE, General Music

Student Edition:
“Alright” and the History of Black Protest Songs

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music, Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Funk Upon A Time: The Beginnings of Funk

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Art/Design, General Music, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
The Stonewall Riots in the Fight for Equality

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: Social Studies/History

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The Journey to Marriage Equality in the United States

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Civics, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Signature Style in Art and Album Covers

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Art/Design

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Lost Friends

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, Social Studies/History

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Kanye and Katrina: Environmental Racism in New Orleans

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
9/11: Country Music Responds

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Social Studies/History

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Music and the Berlin Wall during the Cold War

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Indigenous Music: From Wounded Knee to The Billboard Charts

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
What is Cultural Appropriation?

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Civics, ELA, Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Toby Keith and The Chicks: Songs and Words during the War on Terror

Grades: AP/Honors/101, High, Middle
Subjects: Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Math with Jackson Browne

Grades: All Ages, Elementary, Middle
Subjects: General Music, Math, STEAM

Student Edition:
Afrofuturism and Flying Africans

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Art/Design, ELA, General Music, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
The United Farm Workers Movement through Music and Poetry

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Dolores Huerta: Labor Leader

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Musical Ratios

Grades: Middle
Subjects: Math

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The Science of Sound

Grades: Middle
Subjects: Science

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The Mathematics Behind Sound

Grades: Middle
Subjects: Math

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Calculating Pitch

Grades: Middle
Subjects: Math

Student Edition:
The Black Origins of Punk

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, General Music

Student Edition:
What Makes a Great Front Person in Music?

Grades: Elementary, Middle
Subjects: General Music, Social Emotional Learning

High School

Student Edition:
Design A Distortion Pedal

Grades: All Ages, High, Middle
Subjects: Art/Design, General Music, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
What Is Sampling?

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Art/Design, General Music

Student Edition:
The Evolution of Sound Recording

Grades: High
Subjects: General Music, Science

Student Edition:
Who Is Amy Winehouse?

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music

Student Edition:
Beat Culture & the Grateful Dead

Grades: High
Subjects: ELA

Student Edition:
Who Is Prince?

Grades: High
Subjects: General Music

Student Edition:
The Historical Roots of Hip Hop

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
DAMN.: The Art and Importance of Storytelling

Grades: High
Subjects: Art/Design, ELA, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
The Indigenous Roots of Rock and Roll

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Science and Civics of the Flint Water Crisis

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, General Music, Science, Social Emotional Learning

Student Edition:
Confronting the Climate Crisis

Grades: High
Subjects: STEAM

Student Edition:
Greta Thunberg, Music, and the Climate Crisis

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music

Student Edition:
Gen Z Environmental Activists

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Celebrating Community With Poetry

Grades: High
Subjects: Art/Design, ELA, Social Emotional Learning

Student Edition:
The Reclamation of the Cowboy

Grades: High
Subjects: Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Who Is Mavis Staples?

Grades: High
Subjects: General Music, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Recording the Human Voice

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music, STEAM

Student Edition:
Supporting Sobriety in a Musical Community

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Who is Lizzo?

Grades: High
Subjects: General Music

Student Edition:
How a Bill becomes a Law: The Story of the MLK Holiday

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Civics, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Apollo 11 & Gil Scott-Heron

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
The Ethics of “Sampling” in Art and Music: A Classroom Trial

Grades: High
Subjects: Art/Design, General Music, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Business with the Grateful Dead

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: CTE, General Music

Student Edition:
“Alright” and the History of Black Protest Songs

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: General Music, Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Funk Upon A Time: The Beginnings of Funk

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Art/Design, General Music, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
#Blacklivesmatter: Music In A Movement

Grades: High
Subjects: Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
The Journey to Marriage Equality in the United States

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Civics, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
“Y’all Better Quiet Down”: Black and Latinx LGBTQ+ Pioneers

Grades: High
Subjects: Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Signature Style in Art and Album Covers

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Art/Design

Student Edition:
Lost Friends

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Kanye and Katrina: Environmental Racism in New Orleans

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
9/11: Country Music Responds

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Third-Wave Feminism: Women’s Rights and Music in the 1990s

Grades: AP/Honors/101, High
Subjects: General Music, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Art, Music, and the AIDS Epidemic

Grades: AP/Honors/101, High
Subjects: Art/Design, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Music and the Berlin Wall during the Cold War

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Indigenous Music: From Wounded Knee to The Billboard Charts

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
The Music Behind the Red Power Movement

Grades: AP/Honors/101, High
Subjects: ELA, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
What is Cultural Appropriation?

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Civics, ELA, Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Toby Keith and The Chicks: Songs and Words during the War on Terror

Grades: AP/Honors/101, High, Middle
Subjects: Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
A Veteran’s Soundtrack to the Vietnam War

Grades: AP/Honors/101, High
Subjects: Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Afrofuturism and Flying Africans

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: Art/Design, ELA, General Music, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
The United Farm Workers Movement through Music and Poetry

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
Segregation and the Founding of Asbury Park

Grades: High
Subjects: Social Studies/History

Student Edition:
The Black Origins of Punk

Grades: High, Middle
Subjects: ELA, General Music