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Lesson Plan:

The Birthplace of America’s Music

Summary of Unit:

The Blues and Mississippi Blues Trail Map. Learn about the blues and its history. After a lesson on the blues, students research a landmark on the Blues Trail and present a poster/pamphlet with information.

Lesson Objectives:

  • Discuss the blues as a genre of music and its history
  • Discuss Malaco Records
  • Research a Blues Trail stop
  • Research a blues singer
  • Create a poster/pamphlet with information on the stop and singer

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