This end-of-the unit assessment, teacher's listening guide, and students worksheets on writing their own scat and blues songs supplement my lesson on the unit of jazz found here: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Elementary-Music-Jazz-Unit-Ragtime-The-Blues-Lessons-Smart-Board-Activities
This complete jazz unit is excellent for upper elementary/early middle school students. Students learn about the eras of jazz and famous jazz musicians, and the unit meets all your National Standards, including playing, improvising, composing, analyzing, and connecting with other cultures and subjects such as social studies, dance, and geography.
*Teacher's guide with listening examples from each era of jazz (Ragtime, Dixieland, Swing/Big Band, Bebop, The Blues)
*End of the unit assessment- listening/multiple choice/free response
*Jazz crossword puzzle with terms from unit
*Student handout with example and guide to writing scats and their own blues songs
Ragtime, Scott Joplin
Dixieland, Improvisation, Louis Armstrong, New Orleans, trumpet, clarinet, frontliners, bass
Swing/Big Band, Charleston, Ella Fitzgerald, saxophone
Bebop, Scatting, Blues
See my blog post "All that Jazz" here: http://thesharpmusicteacher.blogspot.com
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