Lesson 1: History of the Blues

After learning about how this genre of music originated and identifying some of its features, children sing a blues-style song

Learning Objectives

  • Naming three key features of blues music
  • Singing in a tune a blues song
  • Using vocal expression to convey meaning

Resources

History of the Blues PowerPoint
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Expression Sheet
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In her 14 year teaching career Laura assumed the role of Music Lead, and was Head of Music in a large secondary school. Laura has a passion for working with children with a disadvantaged background, either through deprivation or disability,…
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