Mood and Idea in Music Teacher Resources
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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 77 Views 46 Downloads
How Did Jazz Music During the 1920’s Reflect a Change of Culture for America?
Music and culture are intimately linked. Ask your learners to find connections between jazz and the culture of the 1920s though a jigsaw activity and writing assignment. All pupils read one of three articles and get together in mixed groups to create posters that represent the similarities and differences between the articles.
6th - 8th Language Arts 146 Views 178 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Magical Musical Tour: Using Music Lyrics to Teach Literary Elements
While music lyrics are often used to teach literary elements, the richness of this resource comes from the wealth of exercises, activities, and support materials provided in the packet. Although designed for gifted learners, the activities would be great for the whole classroom, independent work, or homeschool settings.
8th - 11th Language Arts 171 Views 143 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan 11: Beginnings
Every good novel needs a solid beginning! Setting the stage can have your budding authors stumped, so use this instructional activity to get them thinking. After examining the plot rollercoaster image (included) they consider the four places their story could start: beginning, inciting incident, middle, and end.
5th - 9th Language Arts 136 Views 184 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 12 Views 63 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, 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 43 Views 178 Downloads
Music and Emotion
Learners identify the various emotions created by different types of music. They Identify role of music in creating various emotions for film and television . They observe and practice various ways of playing percussion instruments. They observe how music can change the meaning of images.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 31 Views 70 Downloads
People, Music and Culture
Fourth graders begin the lesson 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 29 Views 114 Downloads
Thrilling Information: Music and Reading
Here’s a cross-curricular program music activity that uses Peer Gynt to engage class members. Groups take one section of “In the Hall of the Mountain King,” choreograph their section of the tune to represent the story as they imagine it, and then perform their dance in front of the class.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 85 Views 58 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 35 Views 97 Downloads
Artist as Inventor
Students explore the work of Paul Dresher. In this musical arts instructional activity, students watch a video segment about musician Paul Dresher and study the acoustic and electronic instruments and music he has invented during his career.
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 36 Downloads
Writers use details to infer meaning beyond the surface level of their stories. In this richly detailed plan, the lyrics of spirituals are used to show class members how to recognize these inferences and to recognize the messages embedded in spirituals during the time of slavery.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 26 Views 309 Downloads
In the story Suki's Kimono drums are used to show mood. Learners discuss mood in the story after they practice playing a simple 4/4 rhythm on their drums. Each group plays the rhythm using a different tempo. They listen to each other play and discuss how the tempo might change the mood.
1st Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Four Different Styles of Music
Explore the characteristics of four very different musical styles. Your class will consider the rhythm, pitch, voice, and timber of each style. They'll practice reading musical notation, identifying elements of music theory, while researching Musicals, Kwaito, Soukous, and folk music.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 25 Views 99 Downloads
Music and Animation: 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons
Music has been used to convey thoughts, feelings, and the human condition for thousands of years. Your class will analyze several songs hear in the animated classic, "Charlie Brown." They will listen to several jazz pieces from the show, and then compare and contrast Wynton Marsalis' and Vince Guaraldi's arrangement of the song "Linus and Lucy.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 23 Views 124 Downloads
"The First Music"
Young scholars examine what makes them special and unique and learn the special attributes of their classmates. They listen to the book "The First Music," and answer story comprehension questions. Students then create a life-size cut out of themselves.
K - 1st Language Arts 9 Views 80 Downloads
Lesson Plan 17: Novel, Take 2
It's all about using peer resources in this writing process lesson, which includes a fantastic novel revision worksheet packet. Learners have read a partner's story draft the night before, and groups have a "lightning round of praise" giving compliments about the novel they read.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 34 Views 70 Downloads
Music Strikes a Soothing Chord
Students explore music therapy. In this health journalism instructional activity, 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 18 Views 58 Downloads
The Affect of Music on Visual Images
Eighth graders consider cross-curricular connections between social studies, singing, and current events. They listen to the song, "I Can't Cry Hard Enough." view scenes from September 11, then create presentations using images, a summary of the events, and music.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 7 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 20 Views 35 Downloads