Louis Armstrong

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 three videos to choose from about Louis Armstrong. The first one is better for younger kids, the second one will appeal to older kids. The third one is an award winning mini documentary about his life that’s for everyone. Feel free to watch one, or all three!

The best way to learn about music is by listening! 

Here are a selection of videos of Louis Armstrong 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 Louis Armstrong Project

Now it’s time to record what you know, and maybe do some additional research about Louis Armstrong, his 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 Louis’ life and musical genius. 

Save your written biography of Louis Armstrong for your portfolio.


Books About Louis Armstrong

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

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