1. The program begins with an introduction to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum by a museum educator. This educator then introduces the professional songwriting who will be working with participants.
2. The songwriter and educator will go over the parts of a song with participants using a popular song.
3. The songwriter will work with participants to choose the topic and style of song they want to write. The songwriter and participants will work together to complete the song. The songwriter will perform the song and it will be recorded.
4. The program concludes with a question-and-answer session with the professional songwriter.
1. The participants will learn the basic fundamentals of songwriting, including the parts of a song, rhyme scheme, and meter.
2. The participants will work together with a professional songwriter to compete the lyrics and music of a song.
3. The participants will interact with a professional songwriter.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.3.1: Engage effectively in collaborative discussions with diverse partners
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.10: Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.5: Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections
National Standards for Music Education
Standard 6: Listening to, analyzing, and describing music.
Standard 7: Evaluating music and music performances.
Standard 8: Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts.
Standard 9: Understanding music in relation to history and culture.