Rhythm and Blues Music Teacher Resources
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Social Studies, Music, The Blues, Urbanization, and Technology
Enable students to use the blues to explore urbanization, technology, and their effects on everyday life in the 20th century. Musicians were among the large number of people who, between 1914 and 1945, participated in the Great Migration...
4th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
African American Achievers
Young scholars complete research projects. Students research the achievements of various African Americans and their contributions to the world. They use various resource links on the Internet to become more knowledgeable about the topic.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Jay-Z: Famous People, ELL Assignment
This lengthy assignment was designed for English language learners. It includes a 1-page reading on the rapper, Jay-Z, and 10 activities/exercises that focus on listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary acquisition,...
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Langston Hughes Was a Dreamer Too
Encourage your pupils to imagine their own dreams for the future. After studying three poems by Langston Hughes and listening to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech, young poets craft their own dream stanza. The richly...
K - 12th English Language Arts
Language Arts, African Americans, Oral Tradition and the Blues
When slavery took Africans from their land, they were separated from the rich musical and oral traditions native to each country and region. While working as slaves, Africans found they had two places where they could use these musical...
Pre-K - 6th English Language Arts
Improvising Music Through India, USA, and European Traditions
Students discover an Indian influence on Blues music. In this music lesson, students explore improvisation and compare the traditions of different cultures and styles. Students develop the blues scale, cyclical music, and compose short...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Blues: The Father of Rock And Roll
Students examine influence The Blues had on Rock and Roll and the concomitant social, political, and economic factors and movements during the post-World War II period. Students then research and create multimedia reports on...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Exploring A Streetcar Named Desire
Students investigate the dramatic elements of a Streetcar Named Desire. In this drama lesson, students explore the theme of the Tennessee Williams play as they read the play and watch performances of some of the acts. Students then write...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Boycott Blues - Reinforcing Activity
Students complete activities with the book Boycott Blues by Andrea Davis. In this Rosa Parks lesson, students listen to the story and look at Rosa's contribution to the Montgomery bus boycott. They look at life during segregation and...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
Sharing Your Vacation-Send a Postcard!
Students demonstrate how to write about travel experiences. In this narrative writing lesson plan, students discuss what the purpose of postcards are and any personal experiences they have had with writing a postcard. Students observe...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross, Moanin,' Payin' Your Dues
Middle schoolers examine the musical styles of call and response and the blues while delving into the difficult lives of many jazz musicians. Travelling in the South was challenging for black musicians during this time and the...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts