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Composer Teacher Resources
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Students experience a virtual quarry. In this science musical lesson plan, students understand how materials are quarried and manufactured from rocks, musically interpret a quarrying sequence with untuned musical instruments, and develop musical composing, appraising and performance skills.
This may be a lot to ask of a high schooler, but then again, who knows? Pupils work in groups to explore, write, and then perform an original opera. They view versions of The Magic Flute and La Traviata, then compose a plot, characters, script, and music which will become their original opera. Now this is what I call creative problem solving!
A great source of nonfiction reading material, this resource consists of a series of five short reading passages about modern music, composition principles, and various composers. Accompanying each reading is a different activity for learners to complete. Ranging from matching and basic recall questions to longer, more open-ended writing prompts, this resource is a great tool for getting everyone to practice reading comprehension skills as well as engage in critical thinking.