Exploring the Blues By Tom Anderson;and Bradley Shank Book and CD 53 pages Developed by Music Alive magazine, each section includes a reproducible student article, 2 reproducible activity pages (including games and other enrichment), and a detailed National Standards-based lesson plan with assessments. The first 5 chapters discuss specific topics within the growing history of the blues. The last 3 chapters focus on individual blues legends.; Contents: Birth of the Blues (W.C. Handy): CD tracks - Berta Berta (excerpt), Sheep Sheep Don'tcha Know the Road, Blues in C; Article Worksheet; Lyric Writing Exercise Activity Sheet. , Early Blues Guitarists: CD tracks - Blues in C, See That My Grave Is Kept Clean, Mississippi Bo Weevil Blues (excerpt); Article Worksheet; Guided Listening Activity Sheet. , Women With the Blues- Then & Now: CD tracks - Blues in C, Travelin' Blues, Trouble Everywhere I Roam (excerpt); Article Worksheet; Blues Basics Activity Sheet. , The Blues Begin to Rock: CD tracks - Hard to Be (excerpt), Johnny B. Goode; Article Worksheet; Listening Map (Johnny B. Goode) Activity Sheet. , Blues Across America- Styles of the Blues: CD tracks - Mississippi Bo Weevil Blues (excerpt), Ships on the Ocean (excerpt), Choo Choo Ch'Boogie (excerpt), Nashville Woman's Blues (excerpt); Article Worksheet; Be A Blues Detective Activity Sheet. , Bessie Smith- Empress of the Blues: CD tracks - Yellow Dog Blues (excerpt), Nashville Woman's Blues (excerpt); Article Worksheet; Syncopation Notation Activity Sheet. , John Lee Hooker- Father of the Boogie: CD tracks - Boogie Chillen (excerpt), It Serves You Right to Suffer (excerpt); Article Worksheet; Blues in Different Keys Activity Sheet. , B.B. King- Beale Street Blues Boy: CD tracks - Boogie Chillen (excerpt), Catfish Blues, Every Day I Have the Blues; Article Worksheet; Listening Map (Every Day I Have the Blues) Activity Sheet. Please see our return policy regarding opened CD/DVD's.; If you feel that the CD/DVD you purchased from us is defective, please call our customer support for more information.