About This Chapter
Musicians for Elementary School - Chapter Summary
If your elementary school students need to review facts about famous musicians, have them check out these fun and informative lessons. Designed specifically for younger students, these lessons highlight information about the lives of important musicians, including Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald. Your students can solidify their understanding of the material by taking the included lesson quizzes and chapter exam.
- Duke Ellington
- Ella Fitzgerald
- African American jazz musicians
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help learning about famous musicians will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn facts about musicians.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding the biographies of famous musicians
- Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about musicians
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about the humanities (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about musicians
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra humanities resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover the musicians your student needs to learn about or review.
- Have your student read through the text lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about historically significant musicians.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands the lives and works of famous musicians by completing the Musicians for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. Duke Ellington Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts
Duke Ellington was a famous African American jazz musician. In this lesson, learn about Duke Ellington's life and music, and find out some cool facts about the man with the big band.
2. Ella Fitzgerald Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts
Can you make sounds like a trumpet or a saxophone? Ella Fitzgerald could. Her incredible musical gift gave her the nickname 'The First Lady of Song.' This lesson gives a brief biography of her life and contribution to jazz music.
3. African American Jazz Musicians: Lesson for Kids
Jazz music has been around for many years, and there are some amazing African American jazz musicians. In this lesson, learn about famous African American jazz performers and how they have made an impact on all types of music.
4. Richard Wagner Biography: Lesson for Kids
Richard Wagner is known for writing dramatic operas and his use of leitmotifs. Learn about his personal life in this lesson, including his two marriages, his role in the German Revolution, and his travels around Europe.
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Other chapters within the Humanities for Kids course
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- Culture for Elementary School
- Being Responsible for Elementary School
- Spanish for Elementary School
- Artists for Elementary School
- Sports for Kids
- Psychology Basics for Elementary School
- Nations of the World for Elementary School
- Humanities Basics for Elementary School
- Native American Tribes for Elementary School