Mood and Idea in Music Teacher Resources
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Classical Music Appreciation (Grades K-2 / Lesson 5)
Learners explore the classical music excerpt, 'Sunrise,' by Maurice Ravel. They listen to the excerpt, analyze the musical piece, participate in a visualization, and create an illustration of the sunrise depicted in the music.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 20 Downloads
New Review Musical Families
Planning a trip to the symphony? Prepare first-time attendees for the experience with overheads that identify the roles played by the concertmaster, conductor, musicians, and even the audience. The musical families are introduced and appropriate behavior is detailed.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 38 Views 22 Downloads
People, Music, and Culture
Fourth graders sing, play, and listen to music from other cultures. In this cultural appreciation lesson, 4th graders compare and contrast the music of other cultures. As a culminating activity, students invent their own culture, define their culture's parameters for musical expression and compose a piece of music for their culture.
4th Social Studies & History 10 Views 61 Downloads
Music Style- What Makes Each One Unique?
Fifth graders listen to various genres of music and identify which elements of music or qualities of each genre make it unique. In this unique music style lesson, 5th graders develop and understand their own musical preferences and appreciate the musical preferences of others.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 31 Views 95 Downloads
Music Strikes a Soothing Chord
Students explore music therapy. In this health journalism lesson plan, students read the USA Today article titled "Music Strikes a Soothing Cord", respond to discussion questions regarding the article, and complete an activity based on the content of the article.
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 57 Downloads
Music Style -What Makes Each One Unique?
Fifth graders listen to various genres of music and identify which elements of music or qualities of each genre make it unique. They also learn appropriate audience responses to performances of various music genres.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 19 Views 35 Downloads
Hispanic Arts: Visual Arts, Dance and Music
Students observe global cultures by listening to music and watching videos. In this Latin American dance lesson plan, students define merengue, salsa and other dances from the Hispanic culture while listening to Latin rhythm music. Students view educational DVD's which discuss reggae as well as the tango.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 38 Views 174 Downloads
People, Music and Culture
Fourth graders begin the activity by listening and singing along to various songs from different cultures. In groups, they research the ways different groups have used music to express themselves and compare and contrast them in an organizer.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 26 Views 112 Downloads
Students study the work of David Grisman and American blue grass music. In this blue grass music lesson plan, students research the origins of this music genre, and then participate in activities including researching oral traditions, play tunes, and writing their own music.
9th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 31 Downloads
The Art of Improvisation: Rova Saxophone Quartet
Students study the ideas of free jazz and improvisation. In this music analysis instructional activity, students read about the Rova Saxophone Quartet and learn about the art of improvisation. Students discuss and practice the methodology to the music technique.
7th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
The Right Mood
Sixth graders explore mood through music, art and literature. In this comparative analysis lesson, 6th graders analyze how mood can be expressed through music, visual art, and literature. As assessment, students must write a descriptive paragraph about the mood of a piece of art or music.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 69 Downloads
Students convey the concept that music expresses different moods. Using paint, students draw various artistic elements that convey the mood of a piece of music they hear in class. They complete an analysis of classical paintings and how they reflect the mood of the time.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Vietnam War: A Popular Music Approach
Students explore the Vietnam War in music. In this Vietnam lesson, students listen to and analyze popular music from the Vietnam era in order to understand the use of propaganda regarding the controversial war. Students develop questions for interviews with grown-ups who remember the war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 45 Downloads
Connecting the Dots
Students recognize western music from a specific time period. In this music instructional activity, students become familiar with the works of composers of the time period they are studying and create a timeline of the composers works. Students can identify characteristics of that composers work.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 130 Downloads
Web Puts Undiscovered Musicians, Listeners In Tune
Students read an article from USA Today about technology and the music business. In this news article lesson, students read an article about failed musicians and their new roles in music and technology. Students discuss the article and then complete an activity about TV commercials with background music.
7th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 31 Downloads
Responses To Twentieth Century Music: A High School Art Curriculum
Students explore their own responses to sound by hearing the music as a regular part of the class structure. They develop an awareness that certain art evokes certain sounds and moods and develop an intuitive responses to the music.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
The Many, Varied, and Unusual Places and Things on Earth
Students discover how energy flows through communities because of the relationship between producers, consumers and decomposers. Examining various ecosystems, they identify the materials that cycle continuously through them. They label the major biomes of the Earth and discover their characteristics.
4th - 8th Science 20 Views 40 Downloads