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Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas-Duke Ellington

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students read Duke Ellington by Andrea Davis Pinkney. They complete a variety of cross-curricular activities surrounding the life of the 20th century composer. Included are reading, art, math, science, writing, social studies, and...
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Jazz in America

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore Jazz in America. They examine greats in Jazz, such as Duke Ellington. They are also to discuss the cultural implications of the music itself.
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Exploring the 1920s

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore American artists from the 1920s.  For this U.S. history and fine arts lesson, students visit several stations to view documents, listen to music, observe artwork, and answer written questions about  Duke Ellington, Louis...
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Music To My Ears: The District of Columbia Quarter

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners practice identifying different genres of music by creating posters.  In this music appreciation lesson, students research Duke Ellington and complete worksheets based on his style of music, Jazz.  Learners collaborate in small...
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Learning Through the Duke

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students examine the contributions of Duke Ellington to the field of jazz. They create an original poem using popular vocabulary from the 1920s, listen to the book, "Duke Ellington," and paint a picture while listening to music by Duke...
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Learning through The Duke

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students study Duke Ellington's contributions to the field of jazz. They write poetry using language that was popular in the 1920's. They listen to a piece of Duke Ellington jazz and respond with at painting.
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Duking It Out

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and discuss 'Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra: Mixing Treasures by Duke Ellington and Edvard Grieg,' exploring how jazz transformed European music and the influence jazz has had on modern music. They write musical reviews.
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The Jazz Age Featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and Others

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders view pictures of jazz age performers.  In this jazz history lesson, 5th graders discuss the difference between primary and secondary sources, view a PowerPoint presentation of great jazz musicians and discuss what they see.
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Duke Ellington and the Rise of Jazz in New York

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students consider how Duke Ellington impacted the rise of jazz music. In this jazz music lesson plan, students listen to a lecture regarding the life and work of Ellington. Students also watch a video regarding Ellington and discuss...
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Using Prior Knowledge from Personal Experiences-Understanding Duke Ellington

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research the life of Duke Ellington.  In this music history lesson, students draw comparisons between the early life experiences of Duke Ellington and themselves.  Students work in small groups to compare Ellington's resistance...
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Character Motivation-Duke

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners explore a character's motivation in a text.  In this characterization lesson, students view a video about Duke Ellington. Learners discuss motivations for Duke Ellington and write sentences explaining Ellington's changes.
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Duke Ellington

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discover a variety of Duke Ellington compositions and the elements that make his sound unique. In this jazz lesson plan, students participate in a Duke Ellington Matching Game and an activity based on his music.