ERIC Number: ED442162
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
"Black Nativity." December 12-31, 1995. Cue Sheet for Students.
Jennings, Caleen Sinnette
This performance guide is designed for teachers to use with students before and after a performance of "Black Nativity," a play about the birth of Jesus, celebrated in the tradition of African-American culture and with gospel music at its heart. The guide, called a "Cuesheet," contains three sheets for use in class, addressing: (1) Celebrating the Holiday Season; (2) The Creation of "Black Nativity"; (3) What Gospel Music Is; (4) Elements To Listen for in Gospel Music; (5) The Gospel Tradition of Collaboration, with information about the playwright, the director, and the audience's role; and (6) Questions for Before and After the Performance. (SR)
Descriptors: Audiences, Black Culture, Black Literature, Cultural Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Multicultural Education, Theater Arts
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC.