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Legends in History using Louis Armstrong's "Heebie Jeebies"
Eleventh graders evaluate the role of legends in history after listening to the song, "Heebie Jeebies," by Louis Armstrong. They research well-known legends to determine their accuracy and explain their relevance in the history. There is...
"Jazz is About Freedom": Billie Holiday's Anti-lynching Song Strange Fruit
9th - 12th
Working in small teams, learners analyze a variety of primary source materials related to lynching (news articles, letters written to or written by prominent Americans, pamphlets, broadsides, etc.) in order to assess the effectiveness of...
"Jazz is About Collaboration": Jim Crow Laws And Segregation
6th - 12th
Students explore development of jazz music in the 1930s by forming imaginary jazz bands which tour several cities in Depression-era America. Jazz band members create imaginary identities for themselves, develop publicity for their tour,...