Ella Fitzgerald Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts


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What was Ella Fitzgerald's original act for the Apollo Theater's talent contest supposed to be?

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1. What was Ella's nickname?

2. Ella was able to imitate instruments while singing. What is this called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See how much you remember about the life of Ella Fitzgerald with this quiz/worksheet combo. Questions will focus on how she began her career and what she was famous for.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer these questions to test your knowledge of:

  • What Ella Fitzgerald was supposed to perform at the Apollo Theater
  • What Ella's nickname was
  • How Ella made history at the 1959 GRAMMY Awards

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as what type of singing is characterized by the imitation of instruments
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as amateur
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what Ella Fitzgerald's nickname was

Additional Learning

For a more in-depth understanding of Ella Fitzgerald, read the lesson titled, Ella Fitzgerald Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts. It will help you with things like:

  • Where Ella was born
  • The first band she performed with
  • The name of the movie she starred in in 1942