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The Sound of the Suburbs

In this lesson, developed by and included with the permission of TeachRock, students will address the essential question: How did the music of the Beach Boys reflect the suburbanization of postwar America?

Students will examine:

  • The impact of suburbanization on American identity and popular culture
  • The important musical contributions of the Beach Boys

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