Encourage reading comprehension, critical thinking, and thought-provoking classroom conversation with the questions in this teacher's guide for Up Close: Ella Fitzgerald, a biography by Tanya Lee Stone. Students will learn about the Harlem Renaissance and discuss the challenges jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald faced as a black vocalist in the 1960s.
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