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Music History: Blind Willie Johnson and the Music Sent to Space

Grade Level Grades 9-12
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Students will learn about one of the most influential blues guitarist of the early 1900s, Blind Willie Johnson. They will read an article detailing his life and how he is remembered. The class will then listen to an example of his music, and covers of his music. Students will also discuss how blind musicians can help advance the discussion concerning the stigma of disability.   

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Compare the role groups and individuals played in the social, political, cultural, and economic development of the U.S.
Compare the impact of historical documents, artifacts, and places which are critical to the U.S.
Evaluate the role groups and individuals from the U.S. played in the social, political, cultural, and economic development of the world.
Evaluate the impact of historical documents, artifacts, and places in U.S. history which are critical to world history.
Evaluate the importance of historical documents, artifacts, and sites which are critical to world history.
Evaluate the role groups and individuals played in the social, political, cultural, and economic development throughout world history.

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