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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Laura Barr,  
Music specialist
In her 14 year teaching career, Laura assumed the roleA particular job you do as part of a larger task. of Music Lead, and was Head of Music in a large secondary school. Laura has a passion for working with…
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