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Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished" by Franz Schubert
Young scholars review vocabulary words and look at a piece of art work with one subject and play any or all of the familiar musical examples listed. They then identify the melody of each example and make a comparison between the art subject and the melody.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Romantic Music: Beethoven and Schubert
Romanticism goes beyond the poetry of the big six from England, so don’t be afraid to let your students experience the art and music of the period. The PowerPoint covers basic philosophical roots, but is extensive in covering the themes of Romanticism displayed through art.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Not Your Grandma's Music: A Lesson in Music History
Students experience and discuss the different musical periods such as Baroque, Classical and Romantic. In this music lesson, students discover musical theory and apply it to the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods. Students will participate in numerous music classes each with a specific project or quiz.
2nd - 5th English Language Arts
Lessons for Hight School Music Classes: Lesson 1
The phrase, "You sold out" has been thrown around among musicians that have lent their talents to the corporate world. Here, the class engages in an interesting discussion on how musicians make a living and the influence of commercialism and marketing in today's society.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Independent harmonies, homophonic music, intervals, and melody are all part of music theory and practice. Prepare your budding musicians for the big time with these activities focused on playing with accompaniment. This lesson plan is intended for learners who already have skills in musical performance.
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Great Depression and FDR's New Deal
Find out about FDR's vision and the New Deal plan that helped pull America out of the Great Depression. The presentation focuses New Deal programs such as the Works Progress Administration, Agricultural Adjustment Administration, and the Civilians Conservation Core.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Romantic Vision
Art, music, and literature of the Romantic Movement in Germany, France, and England are the focus of presentation that would serve as a good overview of this era. The major works of the major figures are surveyed. The ideals, so obvious in the art and music, provide a great introduction to the literature.
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Exploring Music Instruments Using the Internet Music Lesson Plan
Middle schoolers explore musical instruments, their sounds, and compositions for instruments by visiting websites and answering questions on a teacher made worksheet. They also perform a variety of activities with other students in the classroom.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Multiple Intelligences and The Illinois & Michigan Canal
Third graders engage in a wide variety of cross-curricular activities designed to give them a thorough understanding of the history of the Illinois & Michigan Canal. There are a very nice set of activities included in this plan!
3rd Visual & Performing Arts
VH1 All Access Spotlight: Josh Groban
Students discuss the lyrics to You Raise Me Up, sung by Josh Groban, and identify the structure and markings in the song that show expressive qualities. They explore how composers use musical concepts to show meaning and mood in a piece of music.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons
Learners discuss style and characteristics of musical time periods as well as the definition of "pop culture." They compare and contrast modern-day popular icons to music icons throughout history. This activity requires a video, which is not included.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Right on Time!
Learners read portions of biographies about human rights activists before participating in a jigsaw activity in which they report out on what they read. They made a timeline of one of the human rights activist's lives. They write a newspaper article from the point of view of the person they researched.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
African-Americans in the American West
Students explore the westward movement of African Americans. In this social studies lesson, students view PBS specials on the westward movement, discuss them, then work in collaborative groups to research a subtopic of the movement. After completing the research, each group will create accompanying documents from the time period, then graph and analyze population figures of the time period.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History