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Grade 1 Online Music Lesson


Assigned Date: 04/07/2020 (Jazz Music Month)






Our Goal(s): 

  • Read a storybook about the female Jazz trombone player, Melba Liston

  • Recognize the types of instruments commonly used in Jazz bands

  • Learn how to swing dance

  • Learn to sing a Jazz song

What We Need:

  • Chromebooks or iPad or any digital device 

  • Speakers

  • Our voice

  • Dancing feet (with our family members)

  • Listening ears

Click to Start:

  • Hear It:

    • Listen to the Jazz-styled theme song from Monsters Inc and think about what type of instruments did they use in the recording.

    • Click here to listen:

Antique Envelope Front

Dear Children,

Good morning! Welcome to the month of April and did you know that April is the International Jazz Music Month? We will be exploring the Jazz musical genre throughout the month of April by learning about famous Jazz musicians, famous Jazz compositions, dances that were inspired by Jazz music, history of Jazz, and instruments that are used in Jazz bands. 

When you finished the lesson, be sure to complete the activity post in Seesaw! Please remember to read or listen to the directions before you complete the activity post! Have fun!

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