lesson 6

Les Paul Musician, Inventor, Sound Pioneer: Les and Mary

essential question

How do people adapt to challenges?

Standards Used for the Study Unit

  • Wisconsin Standards For Music Brochure PDF
  • I can explore and demonstrate an understanding of the elements of music by reading, singing and/or playing an instrument. (MG2.P.6.i)

  • I can explain how music relates to self, others, and the world. (MG4.Cn.6.i)

Classroom Lesson Activities / Resources


Student Workbook


Article: Les Paul talks about adapting to physical challenges


Vocabulary from Quizlet

Video and Music Clips

The Les Paul Show – Sweet Georgia Brown
TikiToki Les Paul: A Music Legend – timeline


Les Paul – Musician, Inventor, and Sound Pioneer

Theater Connection: Active Discussion in Perseverance

Les Paul: The Search for the New Sound Activities Page

Les Paul: The Search for the New Sound from Wisconsin Biographies

Prezi Presentations

There are three Prezi presentations for use depending on the reading level of students. These are outlined below.