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Gamelan Music-- Bela Bartok
In this music worksheet, students investigate gamelan music of Bali and in particular a piece by Bela Bartok. Students read about the history and unique instrumentation and answer 8 questions. Note: It appears that students need access to this piece of music for listening.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 29 Downloads
Music History: Venice and Vivaldi
Venice, the birthplace of classical music and amazing composers. Discover a bit about life in Venice and the contributions of the composer, Vivaldi. Information regarding his life, his musical contributions, and a break down of his piece The Four Seasons are discussed.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 19 Downloads
Energy Transfer in Musical Instruments
Students create unique sounds using different instruments. In this energy instructional activity, students read and define several vocabulary terms such as heat, energy transfer and thermal equilibrium. Students utilize several household objects to create an instrument capable of playing three distinct tones while describing how it works.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 65 Downloads
Engine Engine Number Nine: Music
Use this Orff orchestration for learners in the second grade. Kids line up like a train while singing the song, "Engine Engine Number Nine" and playing their Orff instruments. This musical arrangement is intended for use with sand blocks, cabasa, and cow bell.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
Consonance and Dissonance Activities
Hone those musical ears to identify consonance and dissonance in music being played live or on a recording. Learners will work through four activities where they will listen to consonant and dissonant notes being played first by the teacher, then via recording.
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 30 Downloads
Carnival of the Animals and Aquarium and Magic Fish
Engage little learners in this moderately developed three-lesson plan unit on the composer Camille Saint-Saens and his piece "The Carnival of Animals." Each lesson plan includes a listening, discussion, and an art project to engage your class in understanding the music and the composer, while working on descriptive vocabulary and creative thinking skills.
1st Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 87 Downloads
What Are the Origins and Influences of Rap Music?
Engage your pupils in a high-interest topic while asking them to look closely into each source with document-based questions and a final essay. Learners explore the emergence of rap music through videos and reading selections. All of the videos and excerpts are included here.
10th - 12th Language Arts 68 Views 119 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students test people's response to different kinds of music. In this music lesson plan, students associate different cords with different feelings or moods. They then observe a video that describes different feelings related to different music.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 25 Views 43 Downloads
Symphony No. 6
High schoolers describe music in terms related to basic elements such as melody, rhythm, harmony, dynamics, timbre, form and style. Then they identify who Tchaikovsky was as well as his famous works. Students also identify the main theme on one piece in particular, Symphony No.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Storytellers: Pearl Jam, Lesson 1
Students examine the meaning of genre, and specifically investigate the musical genre of grunge. They view and discuss photos, watch the video, "VH1 Storytellers: Pearl Jam," answer discussion questions, and paraphrase the lyrics to a Pearl Jam song.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 28 Downloads
Band Literature Study
Playing in a concert band takes a lot of time and practice. Your dedicated young musicians consider the concept of theme found in film music. They practice the timing, melody, and rhythm found in the films, Jurassic Park, La Bamba, and Pirates of the Caribbean.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 8 Downloads
Duking It Out
Students read and discuss 'Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra: Mixing Treasures by Duke Ellington and Edvard Grieg,' exploring how jazz transformed European music and the influence jazz has had on modern music. They write musical reviews.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 31 Downloads
A Pentatonic Scale Activity
Learners get a taste of music theory as they explore variations of the C-Major scale. They discuss traditional music styles that often incorporate pentatonic scales in their composition, music theory, and practice. Then they use a keyboard (piano) to practice and play with variations of the scale.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 61 Downloads