African and Jazz Music Lessons and Worksheets

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6th - 8th, Homeschool
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140 pages
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These African and Jazz Music lessons and worksheets tell the story of how Rock Music began. The resource has been created with the Middle School and General Music student in mind. It has a focus on the Elements of Music Listening Analysis, Paragraph Writing and the use of the Super Six Comprehension Strategies to help improve the writing and literacy skills of your students.

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Included in the African and Jazz Music Lessons and Worksheets:

  • TWO versions of the African and Jaqzz Music Lessons and Worksheets– one printable and one classroom/display
  • African Music lessons on - Music of Africa, Features of African Music, African Untuned Percussion Instruments, African Tuned Percussion Instruments, African Wind and String Instruments
  • Jazz Music lessons on - History of Jazz Music, Jazz Music Instruments, Features and Characteristics of Jazz Music
  • Spelling words, definition match it cards, vocabulary activity
  • Super Six Comprehension Strategies- Making Connections, Monitoring, Predicting, Questioning, Summarizing and Visualizing
  • Elements of Music Listening Questions, with links to suggested music
  • TWO different versions of Elements of Music Paragraph Writing Templates – P.E.E.L. and T.X.X.X.C
  • Suggested performance pieces with links
  • BONUS Extension Activities

This unit of work is a great way to help your students understand and appreciate where the music they listen to has its origins. Your students will enjoy the variety of music embedded in the unit – both listening to it and having the opportunity to perform it on the instruments available in your classroom.

When you teach this unit, try using the African Ensemble Assignment as a fun performing and composition assessment. Be sure to check it out in my store!

Happy Teaching

Julia from Jooya


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Total Pages
140 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 months
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