Teacher Resources

DIGITAL RESOURCE PORTAL

The portal includes curriculum materials with supports such as PowerPoints, worksheets, videos, biographies, teaching tips, and more. 

LESSON GUIDES

The following resource materials for teachers support specific objectives from National and Tennessee State Curriculum Standards. Some materials are aligned to Common Core State Standards.

WORDS & MUSIC

As the backbone of the Words & Music program, the Words & Music Teacher's Guide gives educators the tools needed to teach lyric writing. Aligned with ELA Common Core Standards, Words & Music can also be tied to music, social studies, math, and visual arts. Learn more



Words & Music (3-6)


Words & Music (7-12)


Songwriting 101: An Introduction to Words & Music (3-12)

CURRENT EXHIBIT LESSONS

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum limited-run exhibits provide a unique way of interpreting the events of the past and present through songs and stories. The Teacher’s Guides can be used to prepare for a visit to see the exhibition or as a creative way to teach standard curriculum, independent of a field trip.

 

Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City
Teacher's Tool Kit (3-6)

English Language Arts, Music, Science, Social Studies, Visual Art
Exhibit open through December 31, 2017

Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City
Teacher's Guide (7-12)

English Language Arts, Music, Science, Social Studies, Visual Art
Exhibit open through December 31, 2017

Homegrown: Zac Brown Band
Teacher's Tool Kit (7-12)

English Language Arts, Visual Art, Music, Social Studies
Exhibit open through June, 2017

Alabama Teacher Tool Kit

Alabama: Song of the South
Teacher's Tool Kit (3-8)

English Language Arts, Music, Social Studies
Exhibit open through June, 2017

GENERAL MUSEUM LESSONS



Teacher's Resource Guide (K-12)

English Language Arts, Music, Social Studies, Visual Art


Shapes, Sound Holes, and Strings (K-8)

English Language Arts, Math, Music, Science, Social Studies


Historic RCA Studio B (6-12)

English Language Arts, Music, Science, Social Studies


The Sources of Country Music-Thomas Hart Benton (K-12)

English Language Arts, Social Studies, Visual Art



Is it a Fiddle or a Voilin? Teacher's Guide (K-5)

English Language Arts, Music, Social Studies

​PAST EXHIBITS GUIDES

Educators can use these kits as a creative approach to teaching standard curriculum.



The Bakersfield Sound (6-12)
English Language Arts, Music, Social Studies, Visual Art
Night Train to Nashville Cover

Night Train to Nashville (6-12)

English Language Arts, Music, Social Studies


Ray Charles and Country Music (3-12)

English Language Arts, Music, Social Studies


Reba: All the Women I Am
Grades (3-5) | (6-8) | (9-12)
English Language Arts, Music, Social Studies, Visual Art


Family Tradition: The Williams Family Legacy (3-12)
English Language Arts, Math, Music, Social Studies


Brenda Lee: Dynamite (K-12)
English Language Arts, Music, Social Studies


Waiting for a Train: Trains in Country Music and American Life (K-12)

English Language Arts, Music, Social Studies

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Free Admission for Tennessee Teachers

Tennessee teachers are invited to tour the museum for free in preparation for bringing a school group.  Please email us at schools@countrymusichalloffame.com to request a ticket.