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Suggested Grade Level: 4-8 / 9-12
This research guide serves as a resource for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's Education Department course, Great Moments in Rock and Roll: Popular Music Through the Decades . For additional information on the course and for more teacher resources, see http://rockhall.com/education/distance-learning/courses/GMIR/
Take a journey through the second half of the twentieth century by exploring some of the great moments in rock and roll history. Students will actively participate in discussions about shifting cultural values, conceptions of equality, and political activism. Students in grades 4-8 will enjoy historical moments such as Elvis Presley’s first national television appearance in 1956, the Beatles first American performance on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, and the birth of MTV in 1981. Students in grades 9-12 enjoy Jimi Hendrix at the 1969 Woodstock music and arts festival, a Blondie performance at the legendary Studio 54 in New York City, and the fusion of rock and hip-hop in the 1986 video “Walk This Way.”
Our catalog has a subject category for "Inductee." If you enter this term in the search box and choose "Subject" in the dropdown box, you will retrieve information on our resources that are related to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees.
Limit your search by using the facets on the left of your screen in the library catalog, i.e. Format:
These research databases can be accessed within the Library and Archives.
These resources, pulled from class discussion and selected from the Library and Archives' collections, will help you to:
Grade Level 4-8
Grade Level 9-12
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