This POWER-POINT lesson (appropriate for elementary music students in grades 3 and up) introduces students to the famous African-American composer (and famous Missourian) Scott Joplin, one of the most popular composer of the Ragtime era. Included in this unit of study, you will find colorful graphics/clip-art, historical background information and pictures on topics like player pianos, cakewalks, etc., colorful listening maps included within the lesson - specifically "The Entertainer" & "The Maple Leaf Rag," activities to check understanding, and SO MUCH more!!! Web links are directly attached to some pictures within the lesson, however, full web addresses are also provided in teacher note sections if any errors occur while trying to use hyperlinks. This file has everything you need to teach your students about this wonderful beloved composer. What a great tool for Black History Month, for any February!!!
NOTE/DISCLAIMER: Audio tracks of listening maps used in this presentation are NOT provided in this resource. Purchaser will need to provide their own audio.
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