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Map of Slave trade
294kb

Two coloured maps illustrating the Slave Trade triangle.  A good way to introduce Blues music.  This resource is best used as an OHP.


Blues Introduction
146kb

A brief introduction to blues and the theory of 12 bar-blues.  Questions provided to test pupils understanding.


12 Bar Blues
222kb

A practical introduction to the 12 bar blues.  Differentiated so pupils can learn to play the chord progression in steps.


Where blues and jazz started
90kb

A two page worksheet that clearly explains the beginnings of Blues and Jazz.  This worksheets discusses how African families were sold as slaves in America and split up form their families.  It then introduces how music was an important part of their lives and what instruments they used.


Slave map
382kb

Two maps on one page of the Slave Trade triangle as above.  To be used with 'Where blues and jazz started' worksheet.


Sting
81kb

Looking at the film 'The Sting' to introduce pupils to Scott Joplin and Ragtime music.
 

2000, L. Shannon, www.MusicatSchool.co.uk (maiden name)
2002, L. Field, www.MusicatSchool.co.uk
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Last updated 27 January 2002

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