Marian Anderson – Educational Lesson - SL
Marian Anderson was the very first African American opera singer. She accomplished many great things in the world of opera, but few know about her achivements during the Harlem Renaissance musically and racially. Students will find this read comprehension lesson about the great opera singer Marian Anderson fascinating along with the questions about her life.
Three fun facts about Marian Anderson:
- The Daughters of the American Revolution refused to let her perform at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. simply because she was black.
- She sang for 75,000 people on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on Easter Sunday in 1939.
- She was the first African American to sing with the Metropolitan Opera Company.
Harlem Roots Supplemental Lesson
People learn in many different ways. One of the best ways to ensure that every lesson is forever remembered is by purchasing the supplemental lesson for each lesson. All of the supplemental lessons will contain three different activities to help build an understanding of the topic, and help reinforce what they have learned.
- With your supplemental lesson, you can expect to receive a vocabulary list which will feature ten words and their definitions as they are related to the text for the student to do.
- For easy learning you will also enjoy ten fun facts that pertain to the lesson.
- In addition to these tools, every supplemental lesson you also contain one word search puzzle.
Enjoy the videos on Marian Anderson below