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Here is a jazz musician’s crossword puzzle idea

Subject:

Music  

Grades:

9, 10, 11, 12  

 

Title – Jazz Musician Crossword
By – Stacey Tyler
Primary Subject – Music
Grade Level – 9-12

Students will find this either very simple or at least fun. If you a have a method of creating a crossword puzzle on your PC, pick at least 16 – 20 jazz legends to enter. Here are some suggestions:

Note from lessonplanspage.com: we took Stacey’s suggestions and entered them at the Discovery School site: http://www.discoveryeducation.com/free-puzzlemaker/?CFID=1327035&CFTOKEN=31502624 with the following results.
 
Across
2. _______Ellington
7. _______Holiday
8. Wynton Marsalis’s instrument

Down
1. Thelonius______
2. _______Brubeck
3. ____Basie
4. ______Fitzgerald
5. _______Davis
6. _______Armstong

Give the puzzle to students as a fun sheet or have them to go to swingmusic.net to find the answers.This is a great extra credit activity.This is a great site for research papers for black history month also.

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