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Billie Holiday's Song "Strange Fruit"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils 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 the anti-lynching...
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Story of a Singer: Billie Holiday Comprehension Activity

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this comprehension worksheet, students read a short passage about Billie Holiday, then answer 4 simple multiple choice questions.
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Jazz in America Lesson Plan 5

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students survey Bebop and identify the basic terms associated with jazz.They experience the music of Charlie Parker and Billie Holiday and participate in a class discussion regarding jazz's contribution to and reflection of American...
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Lady Sings the Blues

For Teachers 8th - 12th
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...
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Strange Fruit: Lynching in America

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To continue their study of the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the beginning of the civil rights movement, class members watch the YouTube video of Billie Holiday singing "Strange Fruit" as an introduction to an examination of lynching in...
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Jazz and World War II: A Rally to Resistance, A Catalyst for Victory

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Baltimore's Jazz Legacy

For Teachers 4th
Explore Marylanders, Eubie Blake, Billie Holiday, Cab Calloway, and Chick Webb.
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Black History Month 2008

For Teachers 8th - 10th
A list of prominent African-Americans and their accomplishments makes up this presentation on Black History Month. Leaders in sports, the arts, science, and entertaining will help viewers connect with the voluminous contributions of the...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Culture and History

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To establish the historical and cultural context of To Kill a Mockingbird, class members listen to an audio that describes Lee's life experiences that parallel the novel, including her friendship with Truman Capote. Groups then read...
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A Renaissance of Jazz and Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore, analyze, study and read a variety of poems and listen to jazz that have their roots in the Harlem Renaissance. They then discuss the similarities and differences of themes in the works of different poets and composers.
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For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore expressive reading through the read-aloud Summertime: From Porgy and Bess. Readers will make predictions about the text and listen to the song Summertime. They will also identify how the story relates to the song lyrics.
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Jazz in America

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore jazz and its origins by focusing on the people in which Jazz came from.
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Invisible Man Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 11 multiple choice questions about Ellison's Invisible Man. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 12 multiple choice questions based on Their Eyes Were Watching God. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Messy Bessey's Holidays

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Teach your class some fairly complex terms—factors of production, human resources, capital resources, natural resources, and intermediate goods—with a storybook (Messy Bessey's Holidays), plenty of visuals and handouts, and related...
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For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students discuss how color construct meaning in art. They will demonstrate a technical knowledge and creative use of formal elements and principals of design. Students then discuss the way their selection of color contributed to their work.
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The Jazz Age and Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils explore the Jazz Age era and the Harlem Renaissance. Using internet research, they gather information about the artists, cultural, and events of the time, and how they affected the art. Students complete a compare period in art to...
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Bessie Smith

For Students 8th - 12th
In this jazz history worksheet, students respond to 7 essay and short answer questions about the life and accomplishments of Bessie Smith.
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Teens: Past Tense of "To Be"

For Students 6th - 8th
In this past tense of "to be" worksheet, students underline the sentence of a pair that is correct, underline correct words in sentences and correct mistakes. 
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Vocab-u-lous! Build a Fabulous Vocab

For Students 7th - 8th
In this vocabulary worksheet, students select the best word choice to complete the sentence. All words correspond to the theme of Labor Day.
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Women in Jazz

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students watch a video: "VH1 Millennium Jazz Festival From The White House" to become familiar with prominent women in jazz. They discuss the vocally oriented nature of jazz and the contributions made by women on and off stage.
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Making Music and Playing the Blues

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars research how musical instruments have changed over time. They discover how math is used in music. They describe musical instruments from photographs as well.
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Fun with Phylogenetic Trees

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders differentiate angiosperms and gymnosperms. In this biology lesson, 10th graders construct a musical phylogenetic tree from information they gathered on resource websites. They present their project in class.
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Homeschooling Chronicles: Summertime Blues

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Homeschoolers may feel the onset of the summer time blues, but there are great ways to make learning fun.

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