Impactful Musicians Throughout History – Intro Lessons and PowerPoint Project


The Impactful Musicians intro lesson and PowerPoint presentation will be sure to engage your middle school music students! This resource includes both a ready-to-print package AND a Google slides version of the project. Students will be asked to explore, reflect and discuss musical artist’s impact on the music industry, fashion, culture and society.

Intro Lesson:

  • ‘What is an impactful musician?’ student note
  • Spotlighting 6 impactful musicians throughout history student note
  • Kahoot game link
  • ‘Impactful Artists Throughout the Decades’ worksheet

PowerPoint Presentation

  • Assignment outline
  • project planning pages
  • 2 rubrics for assessment

This project is a great way for students to choose a musical icon that interests them, and explore their influence and impact throughout their career on our society and culture.

Purchase of this product includes 2 versions of the resource: a printable PDF and a Google Slides version, that is intended to be used on Google Apps such as Google Slides and Google Classroom. A ‘Google Classroom Help’ guide is also included to help answer any questions you may have regarding uploading the product correctly for your students.