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Name: Talking Drums
ID: m11872
Language: English (en)
Summary: A lesson on the talking drums of Africa, suitable for inclusion in a unit on Africa, communication, music, percussion, or world cultures. Includes discussion points and four simple activities.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: Africa, communication, drums, national English standard 4, national English standard 9, national music standard 8, national music standard 9, national social studies standard 1, percussion, talking drums, waisted drums, West Africa
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Copyright Holders: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Maintainers: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.11 (history)
First publication date: Mar 4, 2004 2:33 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jan 18, 2013 6:04 pm -0600

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Version History

Version: 1.11 Jan 18, 2013 6:04 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
updated links

Version: 1.10 Oct 1, 2011 8:33 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
link to blog

Version: 1.9 Mar 11, 2011 9:23 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
removed from survey

Version: 1.8 Apr 12, 2010 10:15 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
linked to survey

Version: 1.7 Jan 6, 2010 9:35 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Added Google analytics code

Version: 1.6 Aug 11, 2008 4:36 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
updated MENC links

Version: 1.5 Jan 14, 2008 10:42 am -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
added goals and objectives lists

Version: 1.4 Jun 9, 2004 10:28 am -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
 Added more suggested words in tonal language activity.

Version: 1.3 Jun 9, 2004 10:24 am -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
 Added instructions for including map or globe in discussion.

Version: 1.2 May 7, 2004 2:02 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Added a PDF file of the handout.

Version: 1.1 Mar 5, 2004 11:29 am -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Broke module into two shorter modules, resized figures, added new activity, rewrote discussion.

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