Draw Me the Music
Learners explore and investigate the foundation and history of jazz music. They listen to various pieces of music while creating drawings, develop a timeline of jazz history, and read and discuss biographies of famous jazz musicians.
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Consumerism, Me and the Natural Environment— Canadian and World Studies
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7th - 10th Social Studies & History
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K - 12th Social Studies & History
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6th - 9th Social Studies & History