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"Maple Leaf Rag" by Scott Joplin

For Students 4th - 5th
In this classical music appreciation worksheet, students listen to a recording of "Maple Leaf Rag" by Scott Joplin. Students read about the composer and the structure of the piece. Students answer 5 questions and then complete a word...
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Scott Joplin: Using Cue Words

For Students 7th - 9th
In this test-taking practice worksheet, students read a 1 page article about Scott Joplin and then respond to 5 questions that require them to pay special attention to cue words in the piece.
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Scott Joplin: Test-Taking Practice

For Students 6th - 9th
In this test-taking practice worksheet, students read a 6 paragraph article about Scott Joplin and then respond to 5 questions that require them to pay special attention to cue words in the piece.
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Lone Star Symphony - Scott Joplin

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students listen to different styles of music they have heard in their daily lives. They listen to Scott Joplin music, known as "ragtime." Students read a biography of Scott Joplin. Students identify locations on a map that are mentioned...
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Jazz Musicians

For Students 6th - 12th
Ten informative videos make up a series hosted by Wynton Marsalis designed to share the musical triumphs of jazz musicians Scott Joplin, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and more! 
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The King of Ragtime

For Teachers 1st
First graders study Scott Joplin. In this music lesson, 1st graders read articles about Scott Joplin and listen to recordings of his music. Students complete a worksheet about Scott Joplin.
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African American Heritage in Arkansas

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students research and write about three African American composers from Arkansas: Scott Joplin, Florence Price and William Grant Still.
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The Sting

For Students 5th - 9th
In this music worksheet, students read an excerpt from the movie The Sting and identify the American composer, Scott Joplin, who found ragtime jazz music heard in the movie. They also respond to eight questions related to the excepts read.
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Dance: Personal Soundtracks

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students create a musical autobiography. In this fine arts lesson plan, students explore the emotions that music can express by listening to and discussing a variety of music. Students construct a personal timeline and a collection of...
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How Plants Spice Up Our Lives

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study plants. In this biology lesson plan, 3rd graders label and identify parts of plants, identify spices obtained from plants, and determine what part of a plant a spice comes from by using taste, touch, smell and sight.
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What A Gas!

For Teachers K - 4th
Students study various aspects of air. In this science lesson plan, students discover that air occupies space, understand the visual effects of air, and explain how air exerts force.
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Arkansas History Lesson: Arkansans

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate famous Arkansans and their contributions. In this Arkansas history lesson, 3rd graders are divided into small groups and use a variety of resources to research one important Arkansan. Students write a biography...
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Places in My World

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore where they are located on the globe. In this maps and globes lesson, 2nd graders use a map to show where they live and  show the cardinal directions. Students identify characteristics of mountains, flat land,...
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The Harlem Renaissance Movement and its Music

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Harlem Renaissance lesson plans can bring the music, poetry, and literature of this time period alive.
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Influential Individuals of the 19th Century

For Teachers 6th - 10th
By learning about some of the people who shaped the 19th Century, students can find out about this important time period.
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Four Corners Locomotion

For Teachers K - 5th
A simple P.E. activity will get young athletes running, jumping, hopping, skipping, and crabwalking! These locomotor movement exercises are a great way to build up aerobic endurance. Your students will ask you to play this game again and...
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VH1 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons Lesson 2

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the origins of ragtime music in American and analyze its musical form.
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Black American Musicans: Precursors of Jazz

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students trace the course of Black music from the 1900's to the beginning of the jazz age. They realize that when education is defined as enlightened training for a place in society and for individual personal development, it was highly...
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Ragtime: The First "American" Music?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners investigate the concept of ragtime music and the times associated with it in American history. They conduct research using a variety of resources and listen to a sample before writing down some of the results of the information...
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Famous African-American Research

For Students 2nd - 7th
In this African--American history worksheet, students use the research worksheet to organize their information that they gathered. There are six research questions for students to answer.
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Four Corners Locomotion

For Teachers K - 5th
Students participate in warm-up activities before physical education class. They read the activities from card that are set up in the four corners of the room.

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