Rhythm & Improv, Jazz & Poetry

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  • Aug 23 2010 2:17 PM

    Kathyleen Bishop

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In this ARTSEDGE lesson, students listen to and analyze jazz music, and then identify jazz characteristics in poems by Yusef Komunyakaa, Sonia Sanchez, and Langston Hughes. Students also incorporate these elements in their own original poetry.

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    Grade: 9 to 12

    Topics: Music, Literature, Visual Arts, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts

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