History of Rock'n'roll Lesson

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Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the history of rock'n'roll in the 20th century. They will develop an awareness of the key people, events, and concepts associated with this event. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from research and watching options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Internet research

Download a copy of the research worksheet and use the internet to fill in the tables.

Option 2: Watch video

Step 1: Download a copy of the worksheet below:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the documentary below: 


The History of Rock'n'roll: The Rock Explosion. (1995). BBC.



Resources for subscribers

Extension activities