Rhythm and Blues Music Teacher Resources
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Chords and Improvisation
Tenth graders identify and interpret how to recognize traditional harmonic progressions such as I-V-I in writing or performance. They experience improvising simple melodic patterns based on traditional harmonic progressions. By coupling chord identification and improvisation, 10th graders learn that a certain pitch has both melodic and harmonic attributes.
10th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Signin' the Blues with Rock, Rap 'n Roll
Sixth graders listen to recordings and study jazz and the blues music. They identify the instrumentation and explore the 12-bar blues progression. After experimenting with different sound, 6th graders create their own arrangement, with lyrics.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
Coming Home from the life of Langston Hughes
In this Coming Home from the life of Langston Hughes worksheet, students read the book Coming Home from the life of Langston Hughes and answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 10 questions total.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 32 Downloads
America Gets Jazzed
Students browse current issues of Target newspaper and their local newspaper and look for articles or advertisements featuring jazz, blues, funk, hip-hop, gospel, or ragtime musicians. They discuss the African American roots in these types of music.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Using Information Resources: Lesson 7
Teacher reads aloud to the students the material that is printed in boldface type inside the boxes. Information in regular type inside the boxes and all information outside the boxes should not be read to the students. Possible student responses are included in parentheses after the questions.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Pupils review major/minor chords. They listen as the teacher plays a 7th chord on Sibelius and identify the different sound. Students listen to blues music and identify the 7h chords in the piece. They listen as the teacher lectures on how to build a 7th chord.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
The Blues . Music Education
What ultimately influences a musician's creations? Is it the time in which he/she lives, his/her personal experiences, the music of the time and previous times, or the image the artist hopes to convey? This lesson explores these questions by looking at th
Pre-K - 6th Language Arts 4 Views 11 Downloads
New Review From Aaliyah to Jay-Z: Captured Moments in Hip-hop History
To take "the definitive portrait of that person in that moment" is the quest of photographer and hip-hop historian Jonathan Mannion. In this short video, Mannion details his dedication to his art and the process he goes through to catch the defining moments of an artist's performance, career, life.
6 mins 4th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 3 Downloads
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
"People Everyday" offers class members an opportunity to develop their literacy analysis skills and to develop media literacy. Guided by an included list of discussion questions, groups examaine the word choice, literary devices used, and consider the themes developed.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Storytellers: Bruce Springsteen
Students use the correct music terminology to evaluate a performance, composition, and arrangement of the song "Blinded by the Light" by Bruce Springsteen and compare it to another version recorded by Manfred Man.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 48 Downloads
And You Don't Stop - 30 Years of Hip-Hop, Episode 2, Lesson 3
Students discuss how Run-D.M.C. brought Hip Hop into mainstream popularity. They discuss why melding two styles of music is popular and what the results have been through history. They take two songs and combine elements to make a new song of their own.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 25 Views 62 Downloads
Explore the inception and evolution of hip-hop music as a springboard for writing music reviews and researching other genres of music. Learners will read and discuss the Times' article, From Underground Music to Fashion Statement to then write a persuasive review on their favorite music or artist.
6th - 12th Language Arts 121 Views 582 Downloads
Save the Music Concerts: Parts 1 & 2
Music aficionados classify pop music into by musical genres or styles. They evaluate the positive and negatives of collaborative performances, view segments of VH1's "Save the Music" concert, and discuss the difficulties of categorizing modern music.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 108 Downloads