Reading Duke Ellington

Grade Range: K-4
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities
Duration: 30 minutes
Date Posted: 3/22/2012

Use this guide to actively read Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra, a picture book biography of the Washington, DC native and jazz pioneer. Part of an OurStory module entitled Duke Ellington and Jazz, this activity includes discussion prompts, a glossary, and background information. OurStory is designed to help children and adults explore history together through the use of children's literature, museum collections, and hands-on activities.

National Standards

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)

Standards in History (Grades K-4)

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

Standards For English Language Arts (Grades K-12)

Instructional Strategies