Looking for a fun, engaging way to learn about musical genres? Make it a competition! In this product, you will learn how to create your own March Music Madness bracket and the procedures in how to use it. Included is an editable Google Slides presentation with 16 composers/musical artists. Each composer has a fun fact and linked song to listen to. Present to your students and see who they vote for! Copy and paste the slides and edit the information to create Round #2. There are multiple songs and facts listed for each composer, so all of the busy work is already done!
COMPOSERS & GENRES
-60s Rock- The Beatles, The Monkees, The Beach Boys, The Everly Brothers
-Leading Ladies- Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Celine Dion, Adele
-Film Composers- John Williams, Hans Zimmer, Alan Silvestri, James Newton Howard
-Jazz- Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington
INCLUDED IN THIS PRODUCT
-Contents & Credits
-Prep & Procedure- What you need to know to create your own bracket, and how to present the lesson to your students
-Songs & Facts- Using the included bracket? This PDF has links to at least 2 songs for every composer/artist, as well as fun facts. Just copy and paste depending on how your students vote!
-Slides & Sheets Links- Follow the links to the Google Slides presentation and Google Sheets spreadsheet. Make a copy and add it to your drive so you can edit based on how your students vote. The spreadsheet does all of the calculating for you!
-PDF Presentation- Don't want to use the Google version? Use this PDF instead!
-Empty Bracket- Have teachers and students make predictions!
Check out my other March Music Madness bracket using composers from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern eras!
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