There is no certainty of exactly how early in history music began. What we do know is that music has been used for hundreds and even thousands of years. Just as math has patterns and forms, so does music. Throughout this Web Quest, students will learn about the 12-bar blues. What does it involve? What are the chord progressions? What does progression mean? etc...Students will listen to and analyze 12-bar blues music; they will compose 12-bar blues music; and they will perform 12-bar blues music!
*Two separate rubrics have been attached! One for students research and one for their composition.
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-3 tasks...Task #1 includes 3 separate online research activities to learn about and understand the 12-bar blues. This includes listening activities, composer research, and using the elements to describe the music students hear.
Task #2 students will use their internet research to create and compose their own 12-bar blues progression.
Task #3 involves students performing their progression.
-Includes two rubrics! (one for students research and one for their progression and performance)
This is a WEB QUEST activity so students will need access to computers and internet!