Are your students getting excited about the new Peanuts movie? Have you wanted to bring jazz to your music classroom? Check out this great unit all about composer Vince Guaraldi!
"Who Was Vince Guaraldi?" is a great unit for upper elementary to middle school students. It features a biography, vocal explorations, listening activities, writing and assessment pieces. It can be used in pieces throughout the year or as a comprehensive unit. Pieces of this fit well during Christmas, Jazz Appreciation Month in April or any time!
Please check out the preview to see examples from the product. Unfortunately, due to copyright laws, music and images are not included. However, they are easily accessible online.
Included in this unit are:
*Directions for use
*Biography of Vince Guaraldi
*Red Baron Vocal Explorations
-Who was the Red Baron?
-Five (5) slides with pre-done vocal explorations
-Five (5) blank slides to create your own
-One (1) student composition worksheet
-"Christmastime is Here" beginner & advanced copies
-"Linus and Lucy" beginner & advanced copies
-Vince Guaraldi (2 different prompts)
-"Cast Your Fate to the Wind" (2 different prompts)
-Can be used during biography overview, review or quiz