Ella Fitzgerald

This learning block represents one week’s work. Aim to watch at least one video and choose at least one activity or project to complete. 

There are two videos to choose from about Ella Fitzgerald. The first one is better for younger kids, the second one will appeal to older kids. Feel free to watch one, or both!

If you liked part one of the Ella Fitzgerald documentary from PBS, there are several more parts to it, here.

The best way to learn about music is by listening! 

Here are a selection of videos of Ella Fitzgerald performing. Listen to one or two, then come back another day and listen to some more. The best way to get to know a famous musician is by listening to their work. 

Biography of Ella Fitzgerald Project

Now it’s time to record what you know, and maybe do some additional research about Ella Fitzgerald, her life, work, inspirations, and influences.

Here is a basic biography template for you to download and fill in.

Use the videos above, the books below, and other research online or through your library to discover all of the interesting facts of Ella’s life and musical genius.

Save your written biography of Ella Fitzgerald for your portfolio.


Books About Ella Fitzgerald

Click on a book to buy it from Amazon. Or, you can ask for them at your local library. 

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