These resources are used to teach 6-12 grade students about the lyrics, instruments, famous musicians, and history of Blues music. 

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Blues Timeline

by Mark Huerkamp

bluescentric.com assembled a flash timeline of the complete history of the blues.
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This is an arts-integrated approach to learning with six core areas: Music, Meaning, Cotton, Transportation, Civil Rights and Media. It was written with 4th grade history students but, according to msbluestrail.org, can be tailored for up to 12th grade. Contains lots of online maps, music, and photos. 
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The Association for Cultural Equity created educational resources for use with the extensive Lomax Archive of traditional music. 
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Playing the Blues guitar, the style of Train Music, and Blues lyrics.
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"Freight Train Blues," performed by legendary Mississippi Fred McDowell, audio recording to accompany "Train Music in Blues-Style." 
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These blues song are well known, performed often, and frequently recorded. The list from Wikipedia includes notable artists and any songs inducted into a hall of fame like the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame, Grammy Hall of Fame, or Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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From bluescentric.com, a list of eight traditional blues instruments with showcase albums and musicians known for their skill.  
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Howlin Wolf

by Mark Huerkamp

Howlin Wolf or, Chester A Burnett is a well known Blues musician, West Point, Mississippi celebrates his life with the "Howlin Wolf Blues Fest" every year in August.
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