Rhythm and Blues Music Teacher Resources
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Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story - The Birth of Soul
Students analyze various kinds of music. In this music lesson plan, students listen to music clips to determine the kind of music each clip is then they participate in a class discussion about the music and prepare a presentation.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 35 Downloads
Alicia Keys, Songs in A Minor
How do a person's musical preferences influence the way they compose music of their own? Learners analyze the sound and lyrics of Alicia Keys in relation to musicians that came before. Jazz, blues, and soul music from the past are shown to shine through music of the present.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 65 Downloads
200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons
Students discuss style and characteristics of musical time periods as well as the definition of "pop culture." They compare and contrast modern-day popular icons to music icons throughout history. This lesson requires a video, which is not included.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 77 Downloads
Swing Your Partner! It's A Virtual Square Dance
Students explore the Wessels Living History Farm website and research how to do a square dance. They read a story, listen to an explanation of barn dances, and participate in various square dances.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 26 Downloads
The Power of Listening
Students examine the importance of listening when conducting an interview. They develop a KWL chart about listening skills, listen to an interview and circle inconsistencies in the written account of the interview, and conduct a personal interview.
6th - 8th Language Arts 16 Views 79 Downloads
Four Different Styles of Music
Explore the characteristics of four very different musical styles. Your class will consider the rhythm, pitch, voice, and timber of each style. They'll practice reading musical notation, identifying elements of music theory, while researching Musicals, Kwaito, Soukous, and folk music.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 20 Views 95 Downloads
Only boys like Rock n' Roll. That's not so! Eighth graders consider the origin of rock music as well as some associated stereotypes. They discuss who listens to rock music, when it originated, and then they analyze some current pop lyrics. Great teaching notes are included.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 22 Views 55 Downloads
Call and Response Singing
Students investigate call and response singing. In this fine arts and U.S. history lesson, students listen to several call and response songs that were sung by African-American slaves during the period before the Civil War. Students brainstorm possible reasons that call and response music was appropriate for slaves working in the fields.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 60 Downloads
The Great Depression Blues
Students explore the impact of the Great Depression. In this historical perspectives lesson, students access historical photographs and artwork from the era. Students then write songs that exemplify the American response during the time period.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
People Everyday: Introduction to Literary Analysis and Music Literacy
Learners identify at least two themes in, People Everyday by Arrested Development. They identify five terms/expressions in the song with which they are unfamiliar and brainstorm on possible meanings from context.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download