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Act 3: New York Introduction 1924-1925, Louis Armstrong

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students listen to and examine jazz recordings and listen for features (breaks and obbligato) that are typical of jazz music. In groups, they make up a short blues song of their own.
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Louis Armstrong

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the life and music of Louis Armstrong. They listen to his music, play a Louis Armstrong matching game, and write in response to his music.
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Ambassador Satch, Superb Entertainer: 1950-1971

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participated in guided listening lessons of Louis Armstrong's jazz music while interpreting his lyrics. They study his life as an entertainer and goodwill ambassador for the US.
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Louis Armstrong

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discover the music of Louis Armstrong. In this jazz lesson, students are introduced to Armstrong's trumpet and vocal art in a matching game, then listen to a sampling of his music and respond in writing.
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K-2: The Second Grade World of Louis Armstrong

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore Louis Armstrong's music. In this language arts instructional activity, 2nd graders research different resources so that they can write a report on Louis Armstrong and his music. Additionally, students create...
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Singing Popular Songs

For Teachers 8th
After learning a little bit about Louis Armstrong, jazz, and the elements of music, kids sing the song, "What a Wonderful World." They then discuss the nature of pop music, choose a current pop song to practice, and sing that song like a...
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Say It Loud!: A Celebration Of Black Music in America - Louis Armstrong

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students listen to selections of New Orleans street band music. They explore the culture of New Orleans in the 1920's, and perform a closer examination of Armstrong's music.
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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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Jazz

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Over the history of the world, music has been at the heart of some of the greatest social and political movements. Scholars discover their musical roots as they dive into the sounds and emotions of renowned jazz players. They see how...
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Rockin' Chair, Louis Armstrong and Jack Teagarden

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine the life and music of Louis Armstrong, the first great jazz musician. The musical techniques of call and response is listened to and then copied in musical conversations in this instructional activity.
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Exploring the Music of Louis Armstrong

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the music of Louis Armstrong. For this music lesson, 2nd graders read the book If I Only Had a Horn and listen to examples of his music. Students work in small groups to create a scat-tune.
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The Second Grade World of Louis Armstrong

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore cultural music by researching Louis Armstrong. In this Jazz history lesson, 2nd graders research the biography of Louis Armstrong and discuss his style of trumpet playing and singing. Students write a report about...
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Memorable Singer 1929-1949

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how Louis Armstrong's fame spread from the African American community to the whole world. They examine how his singing style influenced both popular and jazz musicians by participating in guided listening of his musical...
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Say It Loud!: A Celebration Of Black Music In America Music In America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study early New Orleans Jazz music and recognize Louis Armstrong as an early jazz artist. They recognize the elements and roots of Jazz.
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Song Lessons: What a Wonderful World

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Here's a wonderful way to learn English grammar. Class members examine the plural count nouns in Thiele and Weiss's "What a Wonderful World," reading the lyrics as they listen to Louis Armstrong's version of this classic song.
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Images Draw You In

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders view a photograph of Louis Armstrong and create questions about the photo.  In this Louis Armstrong photograph lesson plan, 5th graders describe a situation in a photo and ask question related to what they see.  Students...
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Up Close: Ella Fitzgerald

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
A reading of Tanya Lee Stones' biography of Ella Fitzgerald lets middle schoolers get up close and personal with the First Lady of Jazz. Stone recounts details of Fitzgerald's life from her early days through her experiences as a teenage...
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Epic Improvisation

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Really? Rapping The Odyssey? Really. A discussion of the oral tradition of story telling and its links to Epic poetry sets the stage for a series of activities that encourage improvisation to integrate music into other classrooms....
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Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discover the history of African Americans by investigating the Harlem Renaissance. In this African American culture instructional activity, 5th graders identify the key African American artists and musicians in the 1920's...
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The Education Element of the Harlem Renaissance and Its Impact on the New Negro

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate African American history by researching culture. In this Harlem Renaissance lesson, students identify the teachings, music and art associated with African Americans in Harlem in the early 20th century. Young...
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Great Gatsby's Jazz

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As Nick wanders the grounds of Gatsby's mansion, he observes the behaviors of the rowdy guests and listens to the music pouring over the lawn. Bring the music of the jazz age into the classroom with Louis Armstrong's "West End Blues,"...
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Louis Armstrong

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this reading comprehension worksheet students read a biography of jazz musician Louis Armstrong. Students answer 6 questions.
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Louis Armstrong Hot Five

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students investigate the history and development of jazz by studying the Louis Armstrong Hot Five. They listen to music and define how Armstrong strengthened the concept of the solo as a part of jazz. They complete guided listening lessons.
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Louis Armstrong: Sculptor of Sound

For Students 4th - 6th
In this music worksheet on Louis Armstrong, students read about early jazz and Louis Armstrong, then complete 4 sentences using the information, team up with others and practice scat singing, and answer one "make connections" question.

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