This BUNDLE features 3 individual SMART NOTEBOOK files AND 1 PDF Teacher's Guide that are sold seperately in my store but purchasing them in this BUNDLE saves you $4.00. With this purchase, you will receive the following files:
Genres explored and studied in this entire unit of study (ALL Parts 1, 2, 3 combined) are as follows:
Introduction to the Unit - (part 1)
Civil War/Underground Railroad/Harriet Tubman/Drinking Gourd - (part 1)
Blues - (part 2)
Ragtime - (part 2)
Jazz (Dixieland, Swing, Be-Bop, and Much More) - (part 3)
Bibliography/Resources/Citations - (part 3)
Activities included in this interactive unit of study are researching/understanding the significance of the Civil War and the purpose of the Underground Railroad and how music played a huge role in this movement, identifying the characteristics of Ragtime music, identifying why/how the Blues originated, and classifying/labeling/identifying the various forms of Jazz. This file is very large and, when available, has multiple forms of media and attachments included. Because of its size, individual chapters/files have been compressed into zip files. Video & Sound clips, listening maps, suggested websites & children's literature connections are provided when available, however, due to copyright laws as well as file & media size, SOME media files are not attached but directions, suggestions, and navigation are given on how to attach them on your own. Very clear details, helpful hints, & teaching suggestions are also included in the teacher notes sections.
1. African-American Music (Part 1-SMNTBK Ed.): History/Influences On Today's Music - 11 pages
This entertaining and engaging interactive SMART NOTEBOOK lesson (appropriate for grades 4-8) takes elementary music students on a journey through African-American Music and Culture. The journey begins during the Civil War era and continues up through the mid 1900's Jazz era. This particular file is Part 1 of a 3 Part unit.
2. African-American Music (Part 2-SMNTBK Ed.): History/Influences On Today's Music - 6 pages
This particular SMART NOTEBOOK file is Part 2 of a 3 Part unit.
3. African-American Music (Part 3-SMNTBK Ed.): History/Influences On Today's Music - 16 pages
This particular SMART NOTEBOOK file is Part 3 of a 3 Part unit.
4. History of African Amer. Music: Musical Journey-Civil War to 1970's (A GUIDE) - 7 pages
This PDF document is a comprehensive unit of study for elementary-intermediate age music students in grades 4th-8th. Students will be taken on a musical journey through time as they dive deep into the history of African-American music beginning with slavery and the civil war and ending with the Jazz era (1970's - ish). It is up to each teacher's discretion as to how many weeks they allow the unit to last. Key points of history that are studied and are detailed in a VERY descriptive outline included in the purchase of this file are:
Coming to the U.S from Africa
Peg Leg Joe
Follow The Drinking Gourd
Ragtime Music - Scott Joplin
Blues - Huddie LeadBelly Ledbetter
What is Jazz?
What Instruments are in Jazz?
What is Improvisation?
Dixieland - Louis Armstrong
Swing - Duke Ellington & Ella Fitzgerald
Be-Bop - Charlie Parker
AND SO MUCH MORE!!!!
Also included in this file is extensive lists of resources such as websites, apps, picture books, You Tube clips, suggested CD/Recordings, etc. to help you effectively teach this unit. This resource has a wealth of quality information compiled for you all in ONE place!!
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