Ella Fitzgerald Teacher Resources
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The Jazz Age Featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and Others
Fifth graders view pictures of jazz age performers. In this jazz history instructional activity, 5th graders discuss the difference between primary and secondary sources, view a PowerPoint presentation of great jazz musicians and...
Grade 12 ELA Module 4: Literary Analysis
Does identify come from within, or is it shaped by external forces? Explore the complex concept of identify with a two-unit module designed for 12th grade language arts. The first unit uses A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams...
12th CCSS: Designed
The Harlem Renaissance or "If Renaissance Means Rebirth, Where Is the Baby?"
Young scholars examine the significance of the Harlem Renaissance. In this African American history lesson, students investigate images and biographies about African Americans who contributed writing and art during the time period. Young...
8th - 11th
Listening for History: Using Jazz Music as a Primary Source
New ReviewDesigned as a teacher resource, a packet identifies resources and approaches instructors can use to incorporate jazz into their history classes. Materials are identified by historical era, from the roots of jazz prior to World War I to...
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Jazz and World War II: A Rally to Resistance, A Catalyst for Victory
Students examine the impact of WWII on the development of jazz music and consider how jazz music helped to boost morale of both soldiers and those left at home. They identify the function of jazz as a cultural export and discuss its...
9th - 12th