Teaching with Primary Sources

Duke Ellington: American Legend

Student Pages

Duke EllingtonLesson One

The Duke’s Career
With your learning partner, open the link to the Library of Congress’ Duke Ellington page.  On this page you will find a brief description of the Duke’s Career and some stories from his life.  Read the articles on each page to get a better idea of just who this man was.

To help make sure that you know the Duke, complete the Reading Guide.

Lesson Two

Lesson Three

Still want to know more about the Duke? Go to the Resources section of this site and open up some of the links!

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Last Updated on December 5th, 2007