Teaching with Primary Sources

Duke Ellington: American Legend

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Duke EllingtonLesson Two

Duke Ellington Poster
Use the primary sources and map of Harlem to create a poster for a Duke Ellington show.  Your poster must have the following:

  1. Two pictures from the primary resources page
  2. A slogan based on a title of a Duke Ellington song
  3. A picture of the Duke
  4. A date, time, and location based in the neighborhood of Harlem, during the Harlem Renaissance

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Lesson One

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