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Analyze a Sound Recording

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Meet the sound recording.

 

Music notes and speech bubblesWhat do you hear in the sound recording?

Circle all that apply.

Talking Singing Speech
Music News report Interview
Discussion    

 

Is there a title?

 

If so, what does the title tell you about the recording?

 

 

Observe its parts.

 

Who do you hear in the sound recording?


What is the sound recording about?


Write two words that describe this sound recording.

 

Try to make sense of it.

Who do you think made this sound recording?


Who do you think was supposed to hear this recording?


When is this recording from?


What is the main idea of the recording? List two things (words or sounds) from the recording that support the main idea.

 

 

Use it as historical evidence.

Where do you think you could find out more information about the people or topics from this sound recording?

 

 

 

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