Social Studies Connections


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BEETHOVEN
Allegro con brio from Symphony No. 5
Students will learn about Morse Code and how it incorporated the famous beginning of Beethoven's 5th Symphony during WWII.

1-BACH/HYKEN
Toccata y Fuga

2-HUMPERDINCK
Hansel and Gretel

3-BERNSTEIN
Overture to West Side Story
1 - Research the many different aspects of the Baroque Period (1685 - 1750) and discover Bach's influences. In addition, explore the influences Latin American cultures have had in today's society leading to the combining of Bach and the Baroque with current Latin American Rhythms.

2 - Explore Folktales and Storytelling as part of German Culture and our very own in the Carolinas.

3 - Learn about Leonard Bernstein