Les Paul True Tales

Study Units

Why and how do people create music?

Why do people create or invent things?

How are people influenced in their work and play? 

How do people stay connected and informed? 

How do people use their creativity through music?

How do people adapt to challenges?

How has Paul’s work and life impacted music and technology? 

What people or trends offer innovation in music and technology now and for the future?

Wisconsin's Pioneer of

Learning Activities

Les Paul Studio

Decoding Les

How I met the great Les Paul

Timeline Activities

Word Hunt | Puzzle | Key

Active Discussion in Perseverance 
(Activity) by First Stage

Subject Based Activities

Activity Page


“Dealing with Challenges” (Article)

“Inventor, Gold Record Performer“

Top 10 Things Kids Should Know
About Les Paul    Video

Inventions and Innovations
Labeled Guitars
“What did you say? Protecting our hearing?” 

Les Paul: A Living Timeline

Index of Terms for book “Guitar Wizard”

Guitar Genius Common Core Aligned Teacher Guide
How a mother changed the world through her son

Library Resource Page 

Les Paul Timeline

Inventions Poster


Les Paul
(7 Minute intro to the man)

Les Paul: The Search for the New Sound Activities Page

Top 10 Things Kids Should Know
About Les Paul

Reading of Guitar Genius by Rowan University professor
Listen Smart, Safely Handing the Power of Sound
Les Paul:
Inventor and Performer

Les Paul – Musician, Inventor, and Sound Pioneer (Prezi)