General music teachers at all levelsaelementary, middle school, and high schoolawill find ideas, suggestions, and lesson plans for teaching to the National Standards in this publication. Includes sections on teaching each of the nine standards, as well as chapters about general music, assessment, and alternative strategies such as Orff and KodAily. Article topics include singing, composition, improvisation, and guitar.The next step is to introduce materials that utilize the swing beat, blues/jazz scale , chord shifts, and improvisation. ... It is an instrumental piece based on some jazz /blues riffs that are completely playable by middle school students. ... and how cultures influence each other to give students a cultural and 1 50 Spotlight on General Music Teaching Blues and Jazz in Middle School General Music Ruth Debrot.
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