We found 291 reviewed resources for musical biography
Ella Fitzgerald Biography Mini-Unit
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewBefore there was Beyonce, before there was Madonna, before there was Cher, there was Ella. Introduce Ella Fitzgerald, The First Lady of Jazz, with a reading comprehension exercise that presents a brief biography of her life and then asks...
Langston Hughes- Mini Biography
4 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When delving into such writings as "I Too Sing America" or "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" by poet, novelist, and playwright Langston Hughes, don't forget to provide this important historical background information on the Harlem Renaissance...
The United States in the 1920s: The New Negro Movement and the Harlem Renaissance
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Music, writing, and activism all tell the story of history! The resource uses these elements and more in a presentation to discuss the Jazz Age and Harlem Renaissance. Your class views biographies, discusses important events, and...
Listen, Observe, And Read a Biography on Who Shaped America?
Fifth graders research a person from American history who helped shape the nation. They investigate the person's life from childhood through their adult accomplishments and use the information to publish a book that includes research...
Duke Ellington: Great American Musician and Composer
3rd - 6th
Students delve into the life and music of Duke Ellington as a major American musician and composer. The elements that made the sound of his orchestra unique and the talents of his band members are explored in this instructional activity.