This Smart Notebook file can be the basis for a unit on the classic blues. Interactive pages contain facts and links to YouTube videos about Bessie Smith, characteristics of classic blues, 12-bar blues structure, sing the chord roots, write your own blues, and 4 quick quiz questions useful for exit tickets.
Attachments to the Smart Notebook file (accessed by clicking on the paper clip tab) include a song lyrics PowerPoint for Backwater Blues, and a student blues writing worksheet.
Please check out the other titles in this series:
Louis Armstrong New Orleans Jazz Smart Notebook
The Great Jazz Migration and Harlem Stride-Style Piano Smart Notebook
Harlem Renaissance Musicians-Duke Ellington and Bennie Goodman
The Big Apple Dance Craze 1937 - Smart Notebook
This product is also included in the Early Jazz & Blues Smart Notebook Bundle
This resource may be useful when included with a study of Black History Month, African American History Month, Jazz, and especially Blues.
****Updated to reflect changes in the Smart Notebook Update 16.2****
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