Introduction Peace is one of the most ambitious human aspirations and Music has often expressed this eternal humanlike search for peace. We need your help. You are going to take part in the selection of songs for peace. What a reponsibility! Contribution to peace is the main condition to be among the finalist songs.
Task <ul><li>How can you help in the selection of peace songs? </li></ul><ul><li>1) Form groups of 3 or 4 people. </li></ul><ul><li>2) Each member of the group will get the assigned information according to his/her role. Roles: Journalist, Translator, Writer and Pacifist. </li></ul><ul><li>3) With this information, the group will prepare : </li></ul><ul><li>THE FINAL TASK : </li></ul><ul><li>Select one song: Is it a peace song or not? </li></ul><ul><li>Write a report saying if the song you have selected can be among the finalist ones or not, and the reasons for that decision. </li></ul>
Process STEP 1: a) Form groups of 4 people. b) Choose a role (Journalist, Translator, Writer or Pacifist)
STEP 2: JOURNALIST: Say the author/authors of the song. Give information about his/her biography. Wikipedia Google TRANSLATOR: Translate the song. Translator Google Translator Process
WRITER: Select the words related to peace and translate them into Spanish. WordReference Merriam-Webster Cambridge-Dictionary PACIFIST: Say the topic and the message of the song. WordReference Translator Merriam-Webster ALL MEMBERS Say if the song is worth to be among the finalist songs. Why? Why not? Process
Evaluation Let's see how hard-working you are. Each group will give the teacher a report about a song including: Title and date of the song. Author with some biographical information. Lyrics of the song. Translation. Topic of the song. Glossary of words related to peace with translation. Your decision about including the song or not in the list of candidates, and the reasons for that decision.
Conclusion I hope you have learnt about music's contribution to peace and that you have enjoyed it. Any contribution to peace is important to make a better world. Therefore, go on looking for songs devoted to peace. Listen to their message and appreciate it. Some links related to Music for Peace: Music for Human Rights Anti War Songs peace songs videos