Middle School Lesson 22: History of Jazz

In this Lesson You Will

Learn or review time signatures, including 5/4 learn song #56. “Five Four Groove “ 

History of Jazz  Lesson 10 Dizzy Gillespie

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can describe the music of Dizzie Gliespie and Charlie Parker
  • I can improvise to music

Teaching Procedure

1 Learn about Time Signatures 1

Read through the following slides to learn about or review time signatures.

2 Learn about Time Signatures 2

3 Learn about Time Signatures 3

4 Learn about Time Signatures 4

5 Learn about Time Signatures 5

6 Learn about Time Signatures 6

7 Learn about Time Signatures 7

8 Learn about Time Signatures 8

9 Learn about Time Signatures 9

10 Perform rhythms in 5/4 meter - Level 16

Choose level 16 in the tempo tool

Decide how to perform the rhythms: clap, pat, snap or stomp

Try the rhythm at different tempos.

To review what the tempo terms mean, select Teaching Slides

11 Listen to the kids perform Five Four Groove

Listen to some of this song.

Have your students try to pat the beat.
1-2-3-4-5, 1-2-3-4-5
Can your students identify that there are 5 beats in every measure?

Jump to the end of the performance and ask your students if they can hear the two parts.

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12 Learn to sing the chorus of "FIve Four Groove"

Learn to sing the chorus of "FIve Four Groove"

Echo the syllables in the improv section.

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

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13 Learn about Dizzie Gillespie

Watch the video to learn about Dizzie Gillespie

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14 Discuss the questions and/or complete the worksheet

The lesson questions are for discussion or students to answer after the Dizzie Gillespie video.

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

15 Safeshare link to "Salt Peanuts"

This is a safeshare link to "Salt Peanuts"

If the link doesn't work for you google,"Salt Peanuts"

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

16 Learn about Charlie Parker

Watch the video to learn about Charlie Parker

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17 Discuss the questions and/or complete the worksheet

The lesson questions are for discussion or students to answer after the Charlie Parker video.

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

18 Safeshare link to "Celebrity"

This is a safeshare link to "Celebrity"

If the link doesn't work for you google,"Celebrity"

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