Multicultural Music Teacher Resources
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Multicultural Music: Israel
Do a grapevine to the left, lift your hands in the air, and sing out, "Hey!" These are the steps second graders will do when they sing and dance the Israeli folk song, "Achshav.” They will explore the concept of multicultural music and dance as they learn a song from the middle east.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 19 Views 63 Downloads
Tracking the Monster: Ashley Judd and Indie.Arie Confront AIDS in Africa - Lesson 1
Students gain a better understanding of the AIDS worldwide epidemic. They see how music is connected to other aspects of our lives and our world. They listen to and discuss multicultural music.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
History of African-American Music
Young scholars are introduced to African-American music history through this lesson. They begin their study by taking a look at the slave work song and work their way through to modern rap and hip-hop. Students also take a closer look at significant musical figures of African American music through the ages.
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 23 Views 315 Downloads
Music of the People - Native American Music
Third graders complete a unit of lessons on the singing, instruments, and dancing of Native Americans. They identify and play various instruments, complete worksheets, define key vocabulary, sing songs, and perform dances.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 102 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 26 Views 112 Downloads
Aesthetics and Affect in Music from Around the World
Students explore traditional music of different societies around the world by listening to number of different musical recordings, discuss how music makes them feel, examine how music is central to cultural traditions, and compose short written responses.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 58 Downloads
Family Story Time
Students explore their family history. In this series of roots lessons, students participate in a variety of activities to learn about families. Students compare and contrast, discuss, read stories, and create art projects to help them learn and share about their family.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 10 Views 185 Downloads
Activity Plan 3-4: My Special Music
Students learn more about their classmates backgrounds as they swing and sway to lively rhythms. In this early childhood lesson plan, students listen and dance to a variety of music that reflects the various classroom cultures.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 22 Views 84 Downloads
First graders discover common connections between cultures and people by participating in a class activity. In this personal connections lesson plan, 1st graders identify the different ways people are connected, such as geography, religion, culture, and language.
1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Ohio Regional Cultures
Music and social studies combine in this rich lesson designed to deepen learners understanding of Ohio and its many cultural groups. After a whole class discussion on the cultural groups the make up Ohio's society and the elements of music, small groups choose one cultural group and research their music.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 40 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 8 Views 60 Downloads
Ohio Regional Cultures
Fifth graders study the Ohio regional cultures and the role music plays in culture. In this culture and music lesson, 5th graders complete research and make a presentation that illustrates an Ohio cultural group and its location, customs, practices, social behaviors, and music.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Native American Music and the Flute
High schoolers study the role of the flute in Native American music while determining what an exemplary example of flute music sounds like. They develop a method of assessing a Native American flute performance. They perform a Native American flute piece before assessing it, and the performances of others.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Polyrhythmic Drumming Styles: Japan and Brazil
Students explore cyclic patterns in drumming style. In this multicultural music instructional activity, students listen to and compare Taiko and Samba drumming styles and complete a compare/contrast worksheet.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 115 Downloads
Students read stories using animated, interactive versions of electronic books. They practice word recognition to increase their reading ability through sight vocabulary. They translate sight word from English to Spanish. They complete a number of activities not using the computer that help increase reading skills.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Dinosaur Train: Drawing Birds
Students draw a bird they observed that include all of its characteristics. In this bird drawing lesson plan, students watch a video about the characteristics of birds. They then go outside and observe birds in their area and discuss the characteristics.
Pre-K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads