GarageBand Teacher Resources
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Springfield Podcasting Project: Daily Life Of (Your City)
The use of Garageband is the focus of this technology lesson. During this five-day exercise, sixth graders create descriptive sentences, sound effects, and music to describe aspects of life in their town. There are many worksheets embedded in this plan which will help guide them through the process, and help the teacher score the work submitted.
6th Social Studies & History 22 Views 23 Downloads
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Imagine there's a recording studio on your smart phone or tablet. Its easy if you try this tool. Imagine all the instruments you can play. Imagine there's no charge. You may say it's a dream, but you can join this band with just a touch.
Pre-K - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Third graders use GarageBand software to create a podcast. They research estuaries, then record themselves retelling the story. They post their GarageBand audio clip as a podcast for peers to listen to. This lesson refers to a estuary tool kit, this kit seems to be the heart of this lesson, however, the tool kit is not included.
3rd Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Singing the Blues with Garageband
Music composition can be easy with a little software assistance. The class uses Garageband to listen to, write, sing, and record a blues song. They listen to the song provided through the software, write their own lyrics to the song, then sing and record their updated version.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 25 Downloads
Audio Aesop: Listen to the Lesson!
Aesop's Fables are the focus of this language arts lesson. Young philosophers study and discuss the morals found in the most famous of Aesop's Fables. They write an original fable that teaches a common moral. A "Fable Listening Library" is made by all of the students, who each contribute an audio recording of their original fable using the GarageBand program.
1st - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 46 Downloads
Students create stories based upon the techniques of author Maurice Sendak in Where the Wild Things Are. They use a word processing program and the Apple software program GarageBand to create new voices for the story. This lesson is intended for use in a 3rd through 5th grade classroom.
3rd - 5th Technology & Engineering 7 Views 32 Downloads
New Review Behind the Music Project
Authors write about what they know, and that does not exclude songwriters. Invite partners to explore the story behind a song. They analyze and discuss the lyrics, conduct research online, create a poster, and put together a two-minute podcast that explains the story of the song.
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 6 Downloads
Springfield Podcasting Project: Introduction Part 2
Using Calvin and Hobbes comics, sixth graders practice reading skills. After familiarizing themselves with a variety of cartoons, they write a summary and highlight the words they are going to emphasize. Then, they create a recording using educational software.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Using Garage Band to Enhance 2nd Grade Composition
Your second graders can become composers with a little help from the Garage Band software. You pre-select several drum, piano, and guitar loops for the groups to choose from, then they put them together following an ABA looping pattern. This lesson suggests using Orff instruments for learners to perform on as well as alternate performance ideas.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 36 Downloads
iPod Audio Tours
Students cooperate in small groups to create an audio tour of a zoo exhibit during a field trip. They record personal reactions, zoo sounds and information learned about the exhibit. They then edit the audio recording and add music to the background using garage band.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Springfield Podcasting Project: Ancient Egypt Talk Show
Sixth graders use both web and print resources to collect data on daily life in ancient Egypt. They use this data to write a script for an Ancient Egypt Talk Show which will be posted as a podcast. Note: This lesson is the culmination project that incorporates skills from an entire unit.
6th Language Arts 11 Views 73 Downloads
So You Want To Write A Pop Song
Students listen to pop songs and discuss their construction, melody, and rhythm. They observe a PowerPoint presentation describing types of songs and elements that make the song "catchy." In groups, students use a website to assist in writing a pop song.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 26 Views 68 Downloads
Springfield Podcasting Project: Descriptive Metaphor Sound Effect Poem
As inspiration for their metaphor-rich poem, pupils list all the sound effects found in the Garage Band program. They choose a sound-driven topic, write a Descriptive Metaphor Poem, edit, record, and post it as a podcast. What a great way to integrate useful technology and basic creative writing skills!
6th Technology & Engineering 5 Views 15 Downloads
Springfield Podasting Project: Introduction Part 1
The first in a series of lessons on how to create a podcast, this comprehensive resource has everything a teacher needs to ensure student success. While the lessons are supposed to result in a podcast about Ancient Egypt, any topic could be substituted.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
A Body is a Terrible Thing to Waste
Fifth graders explore the digestive organs of the human body. In this biology lesson, 5th graders read the book, The Magic School Bus: Inside the Human Body and create a graphic organizer illustrating the journey of food inside of the human body.
5th Science 3 Views 26 Downloads