Grade 5 Lesson 25 Option 2: History of Jazz Project

In this Lesson You Will

  • Review  Scoo be doo song
  • Review #56. “Five Four Groove” – try improvising and create movement to illustrate 5/4
  • History of Jazz: Lesson 15 Soul Boss Fusion
  • Go over student Jazz Artist Project with them.

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can describe soul, boss and fusion.
  • I can improvise to music.

Teaching Procedure

1 Play Along with 5/4.

Listen and echo the rhythms.

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Song Used: Scoo Be Doo Song

2 Review The Scoo Be Doo Song.

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Song Used: Five Four Groove

3 Review "FIve Four Groove" - Improvise.

Sing "Five Four Groove".

As students gain confidence with the song, it will be fun to have students create their own syllables.

Create movement to go with the song.

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4 Learn about Soul, Boss and Fusion.

Watch the video to learn about Soul, Boss, and Fusion.

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5 Discuss The Questions and/or Complete The Worksheet.

The lesson questions are for discussion or students to answer after the Soul, Bossa Nova, fusion & Smooth Jazz video.

The listening questions are to be discussed or answered after the listening example.

6 Safeshare link to "Mister Magic".

This is a safeshare link to "Mister Magic".

If the link doesn't work for you google, "Mister Magic".

Discuss the listening assessment questions with the students or have students complete the worksheet.

7 Jazz Artists Project

Go over the jazz history unit final project.

Encourage students to choose a female jazz artist.

The project outline is in supporting resources.