Dizzy Gillespie Teacher Resources
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Music: Artist Brochures
Students research composers of their choice and include information about the historical period and the style of music. They use various sources, including the Internet, to gather information. Students include written material and graphics in brochures.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
New Review Fahrenheit 451: Culture and History
Are literature and jazz dangerous as Jazz Master Paquito D'Rivera contends? To establish the cultural and historical context of Fahrenheit 451, class members read a short essay about the 1950s and listen to classic jazz artists.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 3 Downloads
No More Monsters for Me: Building Words with Prefixes and Suffixes
Pull a root word from a hat and make new words by adding prefixes and suffixes. After a read aloud of the Peggy Parish book No More Monsters for Me and whole group practice identifying root words and affixes, youngsters play a game to develop syllabication and word-building skills.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 61 Views 164 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Jazz in America Lesson Plan 5
Students survey Bebop and identify the basic terms associated with jazz.They experience the music of Charlie Parker and Billie Holiday and participate in a class discussion regarding jazz's contribution to and reflection of American culture in the 1940s and early '50s.
10th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 15 Downloads
Romare Bearden's The Dove - A Meeting of Vision and Sound
Students explore African american culture of the late 1950's and 60's through various primary sources including literature, music, art and others. They then prepare and conduct a mock interview and present with the class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Jazz Forms and Improvisation
Students listen to an original recording of Louis Armstrong and discuss instrumentation. They identify an AABA song form as they listen. They list similarities between the following: traditional meets modern and small group vs. big band.
10th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 9 Downloads
The Harlem Renaissance or "If Renaissance Means Rebirth, Where Is the Baby?"
Students examine the significance of the Harlem Renaissance. In this African American history lesson, students investigate images and biographies about African Americans who contributed writing and art during the time period. Students use KWL charts and notes to determine how the work of artists and writers reflected the changing society.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 8 Views 59 Downloads
20th Century Civil Rights Movement Documentary: A Multimedia Project
Groups collaborate to create historical documentaries. In this American Civil Rights lesson, groups research primary and secondary sources about the events and people pertinent to the movement in the 1950s and 1960s. They then use Windows Movie Maker to create classroom presentations to share with their classmates.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 127 Downloads
Project for Simple Machines
Second graders investigate the use of simple machines to make work easier. In this simple machines lesson, 2nd graders listen to a number of read aloud books about simple machines that show how these machines make it easier to accomplish a task.
2nd Science 29 Views 96 Downloads
PBS Lessons for Black History Month
Explore US history with your charges by providing age-appropriate Black History Month activities. (Five options are provided with this resource.) Read biographies of Martin Luther King, Jr., Langston Hughes, Rosa Parks and other recommended (and linked) texts as a way to learn about African-American history in-depth.
K - 12th Language Arts 153 Views 650 Downloads
Halloween Lesson Plans
Students celebrate Halloween through various activities. In this holiday instructional activity, students participate in several Halloween activities such as playing word association games, drawing Halloween monsters and telling scary stories.
K - 6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 110 Downloads
Students explore English fluency by participating in a creative writing activity. In this dream story lesson, students practice with their new English vocabulary words to describe a dream they recently had. Students view a PowerPoint presentation showcasing a fantasy dream and locate images to express their own thoughts and feelings.
3rd - 6th English Language Development 6 Views 25 Downloads