Aim: How do we recognize and notate the blues scale?
Summary: By listening to and looking at the qualities of various scales, students learn to identify the differences between the major, minor, and blues scales.
Standards: US 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9; NYC 1, 2, 3
Modality: performing, responding, creating
Materials: recording of a blues song(s), Teacher Worksheet, pitched instrument
Time Required: 25 minutes
This activity is part of: Music Educators Toolbox
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