Lessons for Memphis

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  • Sam Phillips: Producing the Sounds of Integration and Urbanization | Lesson Plan | Soundbreaking - … African American. Much of the transplanted population had arrived in Memphis from rural areas in Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Texas. Explain … the black musicians he recorded in the 1950s came to Memphis from rural farming communities in the surrounding states. Break your … a "black cat's town"? (Explain to your students that Memphis, compared to other Southern cities, was uncharacteristically open to African …
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  • Blues Geography - … Piedmont region of the Southeastern Coast, or from cities like Memphis and Chicago, students can explore regional geography and culture while … , drones, moans, "bottleneck" slide techniques, and a generally "heavy" texture Memphis blues * smooth and arranged, brass and/or saxophones prominent, soulful … the following blues regions: New Orleans The Delta Texas Louisiana Memphis Chicago Los Angeles Groups should consider the following questions: How …
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  • Martin Luther King, Jr., and Memphis Sanitation Workers - … Plan: Court Documents Related to Martin Luther King, Jr., and Memphis Sanitation Workers Teaching Activities Standards Correlations This lesson correlates to … in their textbooks, and share with them information about the Memphis sanitation workers' strike from the Historical Background section of this … the United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee, Western (Memphis) Division. They are available online through the Archival Research Catalog …
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  • Court Documents Related to Martin Luther King, Jr., and Memphis Sanitation Workers by Teaching With Documents - … in their textbooks, and share with them information about the Memphis sanitation workers' strike from the Historical Background section of this … the United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee, Western (Memphis) Division. They are available online through the Archival Research Catalog … . Source Court Documents Related to Martin Luther King, Jr., and Memphis Sanitation Workers. Teaching with Documents initiative, http://www.archives.gov …
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  • "Black Boy" - … . Pick a "figurative language" card. Answer correctly, move ahead to Memphis. Answer incorrectly, lose a turn. Step III Locate two examples … house 4. The family moves to: a. Natchez, Mississippi b. Memphis, Tennessee c. Chicago, Illinois 5. Richard and his brother are … house 4. The family moves to: a. Natchez, Mississippi b. Memphis, Tennessee c. Chicago, Illinois 5. Richard and his brother are …
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  • How Low Can You Go? - … and Dubuque B. The shallowest grade is between Helena and Memphis. 3. Give the slope (vertical drop) of each of the … river would be flowing at its slowest between Helena and Memphis. For the assessment, provide students with data from another river … ) DUBUQUE (DQ) QUAD CITIES (QC) ST. LOUIS (SL) CAIRO (CR) MEMPHIS (MS) HELENA (HA) VICKSBURG (VB) NEW ORLEANS (NO) Fig. 1 … CITIES TO ST. LOUIS ST. LOUIS TO CAIRO CAIRO TO MEMPHIS MEMPHIS TO HELENA HELENA TO VICKSBURG VICKSBURG TO NEW ORLEANS 144 …
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  • Blues, Urbanization, and Technology - … Godfathers and Sons (segment on Maxwell Street) The Road to Memphis ("Coming Home" and "Heaven for a Black Man" segments, in … excerpts, ask students to characterize the changes experienced by both Memphis and Chicago. How did blues musicians perceive each city, particularly … During the Great Migration, blues musicians traveled to cities like Memphis, St. Louis, Kansas City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York …
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  • Renaissance in Ancient Egypt: the 25th and 30th ... - … place/artifact terms correctly in each paragraph: Gebel Barkal Karnak Memphis Philae Rosetta Stone 6. Be sure you give credit for … . Pharaoh Piankhy Shabaka Shabataka Taharqa Nectanebo Place/Artifact Gebel Barkal Memphis Rosetta Stone Karnak Philae Vocabulary opera, stela, temple, renaissance, tradition … . (Gebel Barkal, temple, stela, opera) Shabaka 716-702 B.C. (Memphis, dynasty, theology) 15 Renaissance in Ancient Egypt: the 25th and …
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  • Blues Masters - … , like Waters, left the rural South for the more urban Memphis; his music displays many features of the Delta blues (largely … this shift, using clips from the film The Road to Memphis. Start by showing the segment "Black Spot on the Dial … band, B.B. had his first solo hit out of Memphis in 1951 with "Three O'Clock Blues." This song was … promoters took the "Beale Street Blues Boy" right out of Memphis, brought him to New York City, and shortened his name …
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  • Justin Timberlake Opens Own Golf Course - … it at the end of 2007 in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. It was about to go up for auction and … it at the end of 2007 in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. It was about to go ____ for auction and … it at the end of 2007 in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. It was ____ for auction and Timberlake wanted to … at the (1) ____ of 2007 in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. It was about to go (2) ____ for auction …
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