Musical Pitch Teacher Resources
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The Magic Opera
Introduce your young learners to opera by dressing up as Mozart and recounting some of the fascinating details of his life and music. After exploring the Metropolitan Opera's site for kids, the class listens to a reading of Kyra Teis's The Magic Flute, selections from Mozart's Magical Fantasy, and watch portions of the opera The Magic Flute on DVD.
1st - 4th Language Arts 25 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 3: Marketing of Pop Music
Pop music and marketing are thrown into the mix to make a fun and engaging lesson plan. Learners listen to several pop songs and discuss the differences in musical style. They then get into groups and work together to decide how they are going to market each song.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 55 Views 78 Downloads
Sound engineers investigate the structural design of a musical instrument, the recorder. They work in collaborative groups to choose an instrument to build out of everyday craft materials. It must be able to repeat a three-note sequence at least three times.
3rd - 12th Science 50 Views 56 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Substitute Lesson Ideas For The Music Teacher
Have to sub for a music class on short notice? Or have some extra time to play with? Never fear! Help is here in the form of 20 sure-fire music activities and worksheets tested and submitted by music teachers. A great resource to add to your curriculum library.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 61 Views 38 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 23 Views 37 Downloads
Create a Music Carnival
This outstanding lesson plan will encourage your students to combine their knowledge of rhythm, pitch, tone and color with their imaginations to create original compositions about animals. They create a music carnival to "Peter and the Wolf" by Prokofiev, and "Carnival of the Animals" by Saint Saens.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 36 Views 127 Downloads
The Blues, B.B. King, Muddy Waters
B.B. King and Muddy Waters are two of the most famous blues performers of all time. In this music lesson, middle schoolers study the early careers and lasting musical contributions of both artists, each of whom carried the blues on to new generations.
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 28 Views 29 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 26 Views 100 Downloads
GCSE Notes 2000: Classical Music
Classical period music is defined by its characteristics and distinctive sound. A set of notes assists upper graders in recalling and analyzing music from the classical period based on musical terminology. An example analysis of Eine Kline Nachtmusik also helps learners along.
10th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 46 Downloads
Kotekan: A Cooperative Music Activity
Young musicians explore the rhythms and sounds of Balinese gamelan music, then create their own. They listen to several examples of gamelan music, then use their instruments to mimic the rhythms they hear. After a warm up and practice, they compose two lines of rhythm based on Kotekan Techniques.
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 45 Downloads
Native American Music: Section 2
Take a look into the many facets, purposes, and styles of Native American music. Each slide in this well-organized presentation provides clear introductory information on the forms and functions of American tribal music. Use it to introduce world music, for an American history lesson, or for a music appreciation class.
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 99 Downloads
Pop Culture Icons: Medieval Music
Kids compare and contrast music from the past to the present. They listen to and review the characteristics of Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and Pop music. Then, they discuss the differences in each and how musical icons from the past have influenced pop music of today.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 49 Views 155 Downloads
Form in Gamelan Music: A Music Class Activity
After a brief introduction to Balinese culture and Indonesian colotomic forms, the class composes an original piece. They study the tempo, melody, form and rhythm of Gamelan music and then apply those skills to an original Gamelan inspired song.
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 32 Downloads
A Musical Dynamics Activity
Dynamics are elements of music that indicate how a piece is to be played or sung. Budding musicians practice musical dynamics by singing in small groups. The teacher indicates the dynamic (or how) the song is to be performed and pupils follow along, changing tone as they go.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 36 Views 154 Downloads
Learners practice combining relative pitch and reading music. They create, read and perform music on their own as they combine music and art to the concepts of differing pitches and reading music. Each student present their creations to their classmates.
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 22 Downloads
Grade 2: Music/Valentine's Day
Play and sing a Valentine's song with your second graders. They'll follow along allow as you demonstrate how to sing and keep a steady beat on non-pitched percussive instruments. While the music activity has a Valentine theme, that theme could be changed by simply switching the song.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 37 Downloads
Kindergarten Music Lesson
Singing, clapping, moving up and down with the melody, it all sounds like a great music lesson. Kinder-musicians sing three different songs to practice memory, speaking, and movement skills. They'll move to the melody, build memory with call and response, and then explore counting notes with blue sticks and a rhythmic song.
K Visual & Performing Arts 46 Views 268 Downloads
Investigating Brass Instruments and Pitch
Students observe the sounds of different brass instruments in order to understand how to create different pitches. In this musical lesson, students create a "brass" instrument from everyday household objects. The students discuss the relationship between pitch and the way their instrument is shaped.
1st - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 66 Downloads