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Requiem "The Song of the Murdered Jewish People"
Music and poetry are vehicles that can tell many stories. Learners read the poem "The Song of the Murdered Jewish People" by Itzhak Katzenelson, then listen to the requiem it inspired; composed by Zlata Razdolina. Excellent background information provides the basis for a meaningful look at the portrayal of life and death through art.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 51 Downloads
Harriet Tubman Integrated Unit: Lesson 3
Students explore African spirituals. In this slavery lesson, students listen to and analyze the spiritual song "Wade in the Water" line by line. Students share their interpretations with their classmates.
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 58 Downloads
Interpreting Choral Music
Budding musicians determine the differences in style between the various periods in choral music. They engage in a class discussion, read one of the suggested materials, then perform a choral piece from a specific time in history.
9th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 23 Downloads
"As You Like It"
Students become familiar with a song from Shakespeare's "As You Like It." In this reading instructional activity, students research the meaning of a portion of text from "As You Like It." Students put the text together with music and design a text painting.
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Reflection and Evaluation
Fourth graders create a three-part performance of a song and evaluate their own performances using criteria they developed. In this musical critique lesson, 4th graders watch a video of a professional musical performance and write evaluations for it.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Sing it Well!
Students research world culture by collaborating on a performance with their class. In this harmony lesson, students practice using singing techniques to accompany the voices of their classmates and create melodies from a list of different songs.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Say It Loud!: A Celebration Of Black Music In America - Gospel Beginnings
Students identify musical characteristics of gospel and sing a gospel selection. They practice the call and response technique. After going through individual parts, they sing the entire song with piano accompaniment.
9th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 20 Downloads
Mary J. Blige
In this famous person learning exercise, learners read a passage about Mary J. Blige and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and scrambled sentences.
4th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 89 Downloads
Follow the Leader
Eighth graders practice the conducting patterns for 2/4, 3/4 and 4/4 meter, and other conducting gestures. Using score study and music vocabulary, each student selects one of the conducting patterns and conducts a piece of music containing the selected pattern.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Composing a Warm-Up
Seventh graders compose a series of melodic motifs that can be used as vocal warm-ups. Using proper melodic and rhythmic notation allows students to exercise their abilities to navigate a staff and meter. This demonstrates if they are able to modify according to changing musical challenges.
7th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 37 Downloads
Choir Singer says.../o/
Students develop aromaticity of recognizing letters. They recognize short o, /o/, in written and spoken words. Students read a story and discuss the shape their mouths make when saying the short o sound. They identify words with the short o sound.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Students sing sections of Ella Fitzgerald's famous song "A Tisket, A Tasket," arranged by David Elliot, in this high school music lesson for women's chorus. Emphasis is placed on proper singing techniques and the use of correct "scat" syllables.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads