Need easy sub plans or a quick minilesson to introduce students to a new composer? These low tech or no tech printables allow you to introduce students to Charlie Parker, famous African American jazz saxophonist and one of the creators of bebop.
Students will read about Charlie Parker (mini bio included), answer comprehension questions, and make connections to her life. Listen to his arrangement of “Summertime” from Porgy and Bess and responding using the SQUILT worksheet. Students can also brainstorm their own scat syllables You can easily fill up a whole class with low stress on a sub (or yourself)!
This product includes:
- colorful poster
- coloring sheet
- composer biography
- comprehension questions
- drawing page – connecting to the composer
- SQUILT sheet / listening worksheet for “Summertime”
Students’ completed worksheets make a great bulletin board display!