- Listen to and discuss meanings,
symbolism and metaphors in:
a. Nobody Knows the Troubles I've Seen
b. Go Down Moses
c. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
d. Steal Away
e. Wade in the Water
f. Good News. Member
g. Follow the Drinking Gourd
- Visit Negro
Spirituals Homepage www.afgen.com/spirituals3.html
1. At the 2nd site,
click History and read. Then click Songs and read the lyrics.
Finally, take the Quiz on the songs.
2. Find a recording
of a Negro spiritual that you like. Download the sound and
save it to a disk to use later in your PowerPoint Presentation.
3. In your journal,
write the words for the song you selected and do a brief analysis of
the symbolism of the song.