History of Jazz Music Passages and Jazz Music History Worksheets Using Rap Songs

History of Jazz Music Passages and Jazz Music History Worksheets Using Rap Songs
History of Jazz Music Passages and Jazz Music History Worksheets Using Rap Songs
History of Jazz Music Passages and Jazz Music History Worksheets Using Rap Songs
History of Jazz Music Passages and Jazz Music History Worksheets Using Rap Songs
History of Jazz Music Passages and Jazz Music History Worksheets Using Rap Songs
History of Jazz Music Passages and Jazz Music History Worksheets Using Rap Songs
History of Jazz Music Passages and Jazz Music History Worksheets Using Rap Songs
History of Jazz Music Passages and Jazz Music History Worksheets Using Rap Songs
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  1. Are you looking for engaging, reading activities about the history of jazz music? Then this bundle is just for you! Based on a rap song about the origins of jazz music, these activities will keep your students' attention using song lyrics as a reading passage while they learn about jazz music histor
  2. Teach students about the history of jazz music with this jazz music history rap song. Beginning with its African heritage, this song is written as a reading passage that explores jazz history with its roots in the Congo Square of New Orleans, moving up to the "Jazz Age" with Louis Armstrong.Listen w
  3. Do you need an engaging, compare and contrast nonfiction passage for your next lesson? You've found it! Based on a rap song about jazz musicians, this activity will keep your students' attention using song lyrics as a reading passage while they practice compare and contrast skills. Easily incorporat
  4. This rap song tells the history of four jazz musicians and is written as a compare and contrast nonfiction passage. Exploring jazz music history and the careers and accomplishments of Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington and Herbie Hancock, students will learn about each musician's contributi
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  1. Are you looking for reading comprehension activities about Black musicians and music history? You've found them! This bundle includes a variety of rap, Hip Hop, and jazz themed, history passages and reading activities. Use them to keep your students' attention using song lyrics as reading passages w
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  2. Would you like to keep your students engaged with Jazz history, reading comprehension activities? Then this bundle is just for you! Based on our jazz history rap songs, these activities will keep your students' attention using song lyrics as reading passages while they practice a variety of reading
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Are you looking for engaging jazz music history worksheets and passages? Then this bundle is just for you!

Based on two jazz history rap songs, these activities will keep your students' attention using song lyrics as reading passages while they practice a variety of reading skills. Easily incorporate them into independent activities or complete them together as a class lesson. The song for these activities explores One song explores the roots of jazz music, beginning with its African heritage in the Congo Square of New Orleans, moving up to the "Jazz Age" with Louis Armstrong.

The other song explores the lives of four jazz musicians, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, and Herbie Hancock, examining their careers and how they contributed to jazz music history. The songs in this bundle can be accessed on YouTube or TPT for students to listen to as a part of the activity.

The Jazz Music History Reading Activities with Song includes:

- the song lyrics

- comprehension questions with the answer key

- a context clues activity: students will define jazz music terms and other content vocabulary words using context clues in the "Jazz Music History for Kids" song

- a timeline activity with a graphic organizer

- a sequential paragraph activity that utilizes the timeline.

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How to use this resource:

- Students will preview the comprehension questions on pages 1 and 2 then listen to the song while following along with the lyrics on pages 3 and 4.

- Next, students will answer the questions on pages 1 and 2.

- Students will then complete the context clues, timeline, and sequential paragraph activities on the following pages.

- The answer key for pages 1, 2, and 5 are located on pages 8, 9, and 10.

The Jazz Musicians Reading Activities with Song includes:

- the song lyrics

- 12 multiple-choice reading comprehension questions with the answer key

- a compare and contrast, graphic organizer writing activity

- 10 compare and contrast multiple-choice questions with the answer key

- a compare and contrast text structure, paragraph writing activity with transitional words for student use

- 6 multiple-choice synonyms questions with the answer key

- 6 multiple-choice antonyms questions with the answer key

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How to use this resource:

- Students will preview the comprehension questions on pages 1 and 2 then listen to the song while following along with the lyrics on pages 3 and 4.

- Next, students will answer the comprehension questions on pages 1 and 2.

- Students will then complete the remaining activities that are outlined above.

- The answer keys are located on pages 13 - 16.

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Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.
Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.
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