Jazz PowerPoint Presentation Assignment
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JAZZ POWERPOINT PROJECT

 

Description:

 

Students will research and prepare a 5 minute presentation using PowerPoint software on a particular style of jazz and 2 related artists.  Research will be done in the library.

 

Layout/Number of Slides:

 

Title Slide (1) – Name and chosen genre

 

About (2+) – List general information about the chosen genre

 

Instrumentation (1+) – List common instrumentation for genre

 

Artist 1 (2+) – Give detailed information on artist & their contributions to the genre

 

Artist 2 (2+) – Give detailed information on artist & their contributions to the genre

 

Works Cited (1) – List all sources referenced including any media. 

 

*Presentations should be creative and fun!  Presentations should also include slide transitions, clip art/pictures or music and animations.  Remember, you’re the one doing the talking so don’t be boring. 

 

 

Grading (36 points possible):

Presentations will be graded on the following categories:

 

Content

Organization

Text

Font

Contrast

Images & Images

Citations

Presentation

Subject Knowledge