In this music history learning exercise, students will read 4 paragraphs about the history of Blues. Then students will answer six questions using complete sentences.
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The Summer Fun Summer Learning Music Unit
Take note. Soul music. Gospel music. Country music. Summer comes alive with the sounds of music as program participants learn about various genres of music, create instruments, and write and perform songs about the facts and traditions...
1st - 8th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Smithsonian In Your Classroom: The Music in Poetry
Take poetry off the page and put it into terms of movement, physical space and, finally, music with this series of three lessons from the Smithsonian Institution. This resource introduces middle schoolers to two poetic forms that...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
The Blues, B.B. King, Muddy Waters
B.B. King and Muddy Waters are two of the most famous blues performers of all time. In this music lesson plan, middle schoolers study the early careers and lasting musical contributions of both artists, each of whom carried the blues on...
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
Acoustic Rhythm Guitar Lesson How to Play the Blues
Take a look at the new blues star...you! Use the twelve-bar blues to learn a quick blues rift. The video is broken down into step-by-step instructions, however, it might be beneficial to pause at certain points to give yourself a little...
8 mins 5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Mighty Mississippi and The Twelve Bar Blues
Students discover the beginning of blues music. In this blues music lesson, students look at American history and relate it to Blues artists. They play the 12-Bar Blues on classroom instruments and create their own blues song.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts