Louis Armstrong

LOUIS ARMSTRONG

1. Louis Armstrong was born in…
    a. 1854
    b. 1876
    c. 1901
2. He was from the state of…
    a. Mississippi
    b. Louisiana
    c. Arkansas
3. He first learned to play a…
    a. banjo
    b. fiddle
    c. cornet
4. He learned to play that instrument…
    a. in reform school
    b. from his grandfather
    c. in church
5. He learned to become a musician by…
    a. playing in churches
    b. visiting night clubs
    c. taking lessons
6. He became famous for playing the…
    a. trumpet
    b. saxophone
    c. clarinet
7. Louis Armstrong is famous for a song…
a. It’s a Small World
b. What A Wonderful World
c.  It’s a Wonderful World
8. That song was first recorded in…
    a. 1958
    b. 1968
    c. 1978
9. It was recorded in a jazz style called…
    a. Dixieland
    b. Ragtime
    c.  Swing
10. Louis Armstrong died in…
    a. 1959
    b. 1969
    c. 1971

SEQUENCE THE LINES OF THE SONG:

____ I see trees of green…….. red roses too
____ I see skies of blue….. clouds of white
____ I see em bloom….. for me and for you
____ And I think to myself …..what a wonderful world.
____ They’ll learn much more…..than I’ll never know
____ And I think to myself …..what a wonderful world
____ I hear babies cry…… I watch them grow
____ And I think to myself…. what a wonderful world.
____ I see friends shaking hands…..sayin.. how do you do
____ They’re really sayin…… I love you.
____ The colors of a rainbow…..so pretty ..in the sky
____ Are also on the faces…..of people ..going by
____ Bright blessed days….dark sacred nights
CHECK THE EVENTS THAT HAPPENED THE YEAR LOUIS ARMSTRONG WAS BORN:
___ Oil was discovered in Texas.
___ Queen Victoria died.
___ B.C. joined confederation.
___ Dame Melba revealed her secret for toast.
___ The Great Depression began.
___ The city of Los Angeles was incorporated.
___ Australia gained independence from Britain.
___ Canada gained independence from Britain.
___ Parliament legalized use of the metric system.
___ Emily Carr was born.
___ American Express was founded.
___ Frozen fish fillets were introduced in Canada.
___ World War I began.
___ The first Nobel Peace Prizes were awarded.
___ The first woman went over Niagara Falls.

CHECK THE EVENTS THAT HAPPENED THE YEAR HIS FAMOUS SONG WAS FIRST RECORDED:
___ Celine Dion was born.
___ Robert Kennedy was assassinated.
___ The first laser printer was introduced.
___ Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.
___ The Viking I landed on Mars.
___ Jimmy Carter became president.
___ Agatha Christie died.
___ The My Lai Massacre occurred in Vietnam.
___Canada’s Medicare laws took effect.
___ The Toronto Blue Jays were created.
___ Mao Zedong of China died.
___ The first heart transplant was performed.
___ Montreal hosted the summer Olympics.
___ Richard Nixon became president.
___ The Timbit was introduced.
___ A movie 2001: A Space Odyssey was released.
___ Helen Keller died.
___ Huge oil deposits were discovered in Alaska.
___ Pierre Trudeau became prime minister.


ANSWERS:
LOUIS ARMSTRONG

1. Louis Armstrong was born in…
    c. 1901
2. He was from the state of…
    b. Louisiana
3. He first learned to play a…
    c. cornet
4. He learned to play that instrument…
    a. in reform school
5. He learned to become a musician by…
    b. visiting night clubs
6. He was known for playing the…
    a. trumpet
7. Louis Armstrong is famous for a song…
b. What A Wonderful World
8. That song was first recorded in…
    b. 1968
9. It was recorded in a jazz style called…
    a. Dixieland
10. Louis Armstrong died in…
    c. 1971

CHECK THE EVENTS THAT HAPPENED THE YEAR LOUIS ARMSTRONG WAS BORN:
___ Oil was discovered in Texas.
___ Queen Victoria died.
___ Dame Melba revealed her secret for toast.
___ Australia gained independence from Britain.
___ The first Nobel Peace Prizes were awarded.
___ The first woman went over Niagara Falls.
___ Japanese Canadians win the right to vote in B.C.

CHECK THE EVENTS THAT HAPPENED THE YEAR HIS FAMOUS SONG WAS FIRST RECORDED:
___ Robert Kennedy was assassinated.
___ Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.
___ The My Lai Massacre occurred in Vietnam.
___ The first heart transplant was performed.
___ Richard Nixon becomes president.
___ The movie 2001: A Space Odyssey is released.
___ Helen Keller died.
___ Huge oil deposits were discovered in Alaska.
___ Pierre Trudeau becomes prime minister.
___Canada’s Medicare laws take effect.
___ Celine Dion is born.

I see trees of green…….. red roses too
I see em bloom….. for me and for you
And I think to myself…. what a wonderful world.

I see skies of blue….. clouds of white
Bright blessed days….dark sacred nights
And I think to myself …..what a wonderful world.

The colors of a rainbow…..so pretty ..in the sky
Are also on the faces…..of people ..going by
I see friends shaking hands…..sayin.. how do you do
They’re really sayin……i love you.

I hear babies cry…… I watch them grow
They’ll learn much more…..than I’ll never know
And I think to myself …..what a wonderful world

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