Jazz up your middle school music curriculum with this 26 page bundle of Jazz music worksheets, activities, assessments, and a unit test!
This unit is meant to accompany the film "The Story of Jazz" directed Matthew Seig which can be purchsed online. (Until recently it was on YouTube- sorry for the
Beginnings of Rock
African and Jazz Music
Unit of Work for Middle School Students
This resource is designed for Music students in the Middle School. The unit includes lessons on African Music, African Instruments, History of Jazz, Jazz Instruments and Features of Jazz Music.
Each lesson includes r
Are you looking for ways to incorporate children's literature into your music classroom? How about bringing more jazz knowledge to your students? This great set includes five great children's stories with the following additional mini-lessons:
*What a Wonderful World
Listening, analyzing &
MUSIC- Jazz Music Month Musician Study
This resource has been designed to be used with Middle School students, but could work well with both younger and older students as well. It is designed to get students researching and learning about the importance of this group of Musicians on Music History w
This “Print and Post” bulletin board pack is intended to highlight 20 different jazz artists and their contributions to the development of jazz. Included in the set are profiles, pictures, and information about a variety of musicians including names like Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespi
Are you looking for ways to incorporate children's literature into your music classroom? How about bringing more jazz knowledge to your students? This great second set includes five more great children's stories with the following additional mini-lessons:
*Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince & His
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Looking for a way to study famous and influential black women and men from the genre of Jazz? Looking for a set of resources for a music study during Black History Month? Look no further! Try this bundle of inspirational black men and women of jazz.
Are you completing a Jazz or black music history unit? Are you looking for a way to incorporate jazz listening in your classroom? Try these new sets of listening logs exploring the music of influential black female and male jazz musicians.
This set of listening logs include graphic organisers, list
Completing a unit on Black music history? Try these drumming activities by getting out drums and other rhythm instruments whilst learning about prominent black women and men in the field of Jazz. These activities can be set for a whole class or in small groups or centers.
This drumming set uses qu
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Teach students about jazz music history using music. This worksheet uses 1 song that can be accessed on YouTube for students to listen to as a part of the activity.
This worksheet includes:
- the song lyrics
- a list of
This Jazz Music Mini Bundle is the perfect pairing up of products to save you time and money. These resources are perfect for the Middle School Music classroom.
Included in this set are the
Jazz Music Bulletin Board Kit – borders, I Can Statements, Large and Small Jazz Musician cards and Alphabet
These 20 Jazz Music Month Listening Activities are perfect for the Middle School General Music class. They are quick, no prep listening activities that include 30 suggested songs with YouTube links.
Included in this resource are:
• 20 different listening activities
• Listening links to 30 class
MUSIC- Bulletin Board Kit - Jazz Music Month
This Bulletin Board kit is packed full of options for you to personalize your music classroom YOUR way!
Bulletin Board borders—TWO per page with TWO different paper backgrounds with 12 Jazz Styles
Musician Posters Posters— 30 different musicia
"All That Jazz" is the perfect jazz themed music program for the music teacher on the go! With everything you need to put on the concert of the year, this program is ideal for schools on limited budgets. Save time and stress by purchasing this set for your students!
Song Ideas – 9 or 10 selected So
Four samples of jazz songs throughout the ages are provided (YouTube links) and an organizer to use to respond to them.
In the boxes on the left students let their pencil guide them as they listen to the song. On the right, they copy the information about the song (this information is provided for
This is a one-page comic about Jaco Pastorius, the world's greatest bass player and a tragic figure from music history. The story is extremely condensed and I've taken many artistic liberties with it. It comes together with appropriate vocabulary to use with each panel, a sample story that uses al
This free resource was created to go along with your Black History Month studies. It's a print & go resource perfect for history, music, and language arts classes!
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22 AFRICAN AMERICAN RESEARCH BROCHURES
14 AFRICAN AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY COLORING PA
This chart work is great for sub plans, middle school and high school bands beginning to dive into the jazz style, or a music appreciation or history class. It can take about 15-30 minutes to complete, depending on the grade level and level of effort put into the answers.
Music Activities Bundle
5 Studentsavvy music products all bundled into one!
Update 10/17: Music Around the World 2 has been added to the bundle!
This product includes Music Around the World Units 1 & 2, Music and Rhythm Fun Activities, Music Exploration by Genre, and Music Activities - Common
Reading comprehension passages and questions (multiple choice and short response) aligned to fourth and fifth Grade Common Core RI.4.4 and RI.5.4. Encourages students to use text evidence in their answers by color coding.
Table of Contents
*This product includes 12 leveled passages in the 4th-5th
This music unit resource allows students to explore music by genre!
**This product has been updated 9/16. QR codes have been fixed and hyperlinks are now included for those who choose not to use the codes.
Students will learn the history of the music genre, famous musicians and bands, and common
This Music Bundle 2 is a great value product, you get FOUR Units of Work for the price of 3!!!! It includes the 4 units of work that I teach with my year 8 classes for the whole year! The Bundle includes
Beginnings of Rock - African and Jazz Music
Pioneers of Rock
Instruments of Rock and Pop
Jazz in America Power Point Presentation:
Slides with brief descriptions of the most significant eras/musicians of Jazz Music in historical order.
Work Songs and Spirituals
New Orleans/ Dixieland Jazz
Rock and Roll
- Scott Joplin
- Ma Rainey
The Music Sub Tub Bundle helps busy music teachers get organised for when they need to take a day off work. The Bundle will ease the stress from being away for the day with over 400 pages of resources that are ready to print and teach.
Music Sub Tub Inclusions
The Bundle includes the following p
Looking for something engaging and hands-on to do with your upper elementary school students? They will love learning about the different styles of jazz and will gain a lifelong appreciation for jazz music and famous jazz musicians. This unit should take about 3 weeks, and the complet
Celebrate jazz music with this colorful bulletin board set. Included in this download:
-16 jazz legends with a brief, 1-2 sentence biography
-title letters that spell “All That Jazz” to cut out and use with your display
-a single paged title sheet to use for displaying in smaller areas
This is a nine page Mardi Gras themed emergent reader designed for Kindergarten or first grade. It employs rhyme, repetitive text, and tracking dots beneath the text to help scaffold beginning readers. The following is a sample of the text: "I saw a parade-the best I've ever seen, when I went to Mar
MUSIC- Rock Music MEGA Bundle
This collection of Music Resources is perfect for the Middle School Music classroom. These resources are the culmination of a few years’ hard work and effort in creating resources that are relevant and engaging to my students, and yours. All these resources are classro
Jazz music is such an engaging topic for students! This download includes 16 research pages customized for each of the following musicians:
Mardi Gras Activities Mini Books - Readers
★ 3 Different Reading Levels
★ Illustrated Vocabulary Cards for a Mardi Gras Word Wall or Pocket Chart!
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★ 3 versions of each Mardi Gras book
1. Full color illustrations
2. Black and white illustrations for students to color
Designed for Black History Month, this is a set of popular men in jazz music.
Jazz musicians and singers in this set are:
Mat King Cole
Designed for Black History Month, this is a set of popular women in jazz music.
The women included in this set are:
Mary Lou Williams
Terri Lyne Carrington
Teach your kids about Charlie Parker and Jazz>
You will get:
♦Pages about the artist
♦Links to 4 different songs by Charlie to play in the classroom via safeshare
♦Overview of jazz music and a little about it
♦2 worksheets (one with and without word bank) and answer keys about Charlie Parker
A FABULOUS way to open a class dialogue about Jazz music, and a great sub tub essential!
Two print options for the game cards: color and black & white.
Here are some ideas for using the game:
• Emergency sub plans for all ages (Even little ones can have fun with this!)
• Perfect because yo
Teach your kids about Vince Guaraldi, Jazz, and Rondo form while you talk about one of their favorite cartoons, Peanuts!
A perfect composer of the month for December!
Offers two themes so you can teacher during the holiday season, or if you need a non-seasonal version.
You will get:
This resource is designed for Music students in the Middle School. The unit includes lessons on What is Music?, Important Terms, Duration, Metre, Rap Music & Metre, Rhythm Note Values and Time Signatures. Next time I teach this unit, which which will be in 2016, I will be including performance a
This PowerPoint presentation will provide your students with an introduction to jazz music and will highlight the important contributions of African American musicians.
Included in this presentation are slides that address the origins of jazz, ragtime music, the blues, swing and dixieland.
Are you wrapping up your poetry unit and wanting to host a poetry cafe for students to share their poetry with their parents? This product will get you started!
Both a parent invitation (in color and gray scale) and an "open" sign are included.
Transform your classroom into a cafe by putting plast
I had the good fortune of traveling to Louisiana for a teacher’s convention. I fell in love with the state of Louisiana: the rich history, the music, the food, the Southern hospitality. I couldn’t help but share all I learned with you! Included in this lesson is the history of Louisiana (and boy
Teach your kids about Duke Ellington and Jazz
You will get:
♦Pages about the artist
♦Links to different pieces by Duke to play in the classroom via safeshare
♦Overview of jazz music and a little about it, info on Carnegie Hall
♦Worksheet, word search and answer keys about Duke Ellington
At the end of your unit on the Southeast Region, assign students a project that will excite them and provide varied opportunities for extension! Students will select an option from the project menu to complete. These project options touch on the history and geography of the region. Rubrics with stud
What a fun way to introduce jazz music and musicians to your students while using technology!
These quote posters are great for decor, bulletin boards and individual lessons. Students can watch, listen and discuss alone, in partners or as a group. Each poster includes a quote about music from an i
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It's time to explore jazz music, just in time for Black History (and National Poetry) month! if you don't know much about jazz music, that's ok! Ideal for new teachers or those who just want new ideas, this idea pack is designed to help you and your students explore. Let the
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These adorable jazz listening glyphs are perfect for enhancing and reviewing favorite jazz musicians while adding some spice and pizzazz to your jazz music appreciation lessons! 2 versions of each glyph are provided to meet the needs of various age groups and learning
Use the ideas and activities in this thematic unit to help students honor African Americans and their positive impact on American history and culture.
This integrated set was created by a team of teachers and come with the following hands-on activities and more:
- Assembling an African American-
Have your students heard of Rhapsody in Blue? Bring this classic piece of American jazz music to your students! This mini listening unit is perfect for kindergarten through 5th grade students, providing a variety of activities to suit all grade levels.
The following is included:
This text serves to describe the history of American jazz, including its major styles and genres, contributors, and its connection with American history. Artists such as Louie Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, and John Coltrane are discussed, in addition to the rise of styles including the
A great complement for any history or English class!
This PowerPoint presentation includes 24 slides of Harlem artwork, properly attributed by author and date, and includes a set of four discussion questions and answers on the last two slides. I have used this PowerPoint for Black History Month, c
An introduction to the basic elements of Jazz Music such as rhythm, melody, chords, timbre and improvisation. Make sure you turn up the volume and view the Power Point presentation in "Slide Show" view (For Mac, go to "View" followed by "Slide Show"). Be sure to click on the pink arrows to go thro