- Select two songs from two different time periods that deal with the same social issue. The time periods must be, at least, 10 years apart. Need help generating ideas? This site is quite helpful: https://www.songfacts.com/category/type-about
- Write a reflection of how each song addresses the same social issue. Here are some questions to guide you:
- What was happening historically when the songs were recorded?
- In what ways are the song’s messages similar? In what ways are they different?
- Your selected songs were written in two different eras. Why is this social issue still a focus in music?
- What is the role of music when it comes to activism and protest?
Length: 300 words