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Lady Sings the Blues

Students explore women and music in the 20th century. In this music lesson, students study the relationship between literature and music through The Color Purple and music by Ethel Waters, MA Rainey, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughan, and Janis Joplin.

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Resource Details

Grade
8th - 12th
Subjects
Visual Arts
4 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research
Year
2009
Usage Permissions
Fine Print
Included Materials
  • Project
  • Worksheet

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