*This activity can be modified for most grade levels. Grades 1-2 can work in large groups to create the timeline and grades 3-5 can work in smaller groups. Older grades can work in pairs or alone to create presentations on specific timeframes and ethnic groups.
Examine the various instruments used in polka music. Borrow instruments from band department or other sources (accordion, if possible). Students can read books about different types of accordions. Explore Resources.
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Go to the Polka Unit and listen to the audio clips