Curriculum

Explore lessons about California history with OMCA’s resources drawing upon themes from current and past major exhibitions. These suggested activities can be used to supplement a Museum visit to the exhibition or main galleries, or independently to support classroom learning.

A car in Oakland photographed by Amanda Sade for RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style and Wisdom at the Oakland Museum of California

RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom Teacher Resources

RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom tells the under-recognized story of how Hip-Hop changed the world, starting from its roots on the streets before it was launched into mainstream popular culture. These teacher resources provide background information and classroom connections with opportunities to highlight student voice and choice. The activities are designed to supplement a facilitated or self-guided tour of the exhibition.

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