Stephanie Skolmoski has created a musical lesson plan about the the origin of Ragtime Music and composer Scott Joplin. Lesson includes digital links to YouTube videos and free audio files. There are also several writing activities, musical activities, theater (theatre) activities, dance activities and/or art activities to go along. Additionally, there is information about the composer, Scott Joplin.
This is the perfect lesson and activity for elementary school children and teachers. The song is about 5 minutes long and the lesson could take about 30 minutes. Depending on the activity or activities you choose they could take 15+minutes to complete.