Student Learning Guides
Online Resources from the Smithsonian in English and Spanish:
Andean Rhythms (PDF)
Workshop handout on the music of the Andean region. Includes a glossary of music terms, instrucitons for making a panpie, and brief histories of Andean instruments.
Native Songs: Corridos sin Fronteras (Website)
Learn about, listen to, and write corridos, native songs. Includes videos and information on the history of corridos, timeline with important historical events and the corridos written about
them, music samples, biographies of moden corridor artists, glossary, articles and publications, and lesson plans.
Alerta Sings & Canciones para el ReCreo/Children's Songs for the Playground (Website)
Acclaimed Folkways childrens' recordings with easy-to-learn songs from Latin America, the Caribbean, Argentina, and Chile. Accompanied by children singing and Latin American instruments.
Puerto Rico Colonial Art (PDF)
Guide exploring fifteen artworks and providing the historical significance of each piece.