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
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 4 Views 34 Downloads
Blue Jazz Scale
Middle schoolers engage in a study of music that includes the Blue Jazz scale. They listen to pieces of music in the targeted style while becoming familiar with the scale. Students then describe how the scale is built and demonstrate by playing the notes.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 7 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 13 Views 68 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 26 Views 100 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 34 Views 67 Downloads
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 10 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 27 Views 64 Downloads
Lesson 3: Behind the Movie Chicago
In small groups and then as a class, young musicians compare and contrast two pieces from the musical film Chicago. They pair up to look at the elements that make each piece similar and define the elements or arrangements that make them different.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Hip Hop Artists Lessons
Young scholars are introduced to a variety of hip-hop music artists and their religious affliation. In groups, they read articles about how their religion affects the type of music they make. They identify the biases they have in regards to different religions and how to change them.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 105 Downloads
There are a number of activities here that look at representing data in different ways. One activity, has young data analysts conduct a class survey regarding a new radio station, summarize a data set, and use central tendencies to evaluate their collected data.
6th - 9th Math 6 Views 258 Downloads
All About Bs
The answers to all 10 of these multiple-choice questions begin with the letter b. What a great rainy day or warm-up activity! Note: You can print this out, or have your class take the quiz online. Answers are provided after submitting answers online.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 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
Students 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