Musical Pitch 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 3 Views 0 Downloads
Caribbean Music: Calypso and Found Percussion
Students become familiar with the music of Trinidad. In this Caribbean music instructional activity, students listen to music from Trinidad and find it on the map. Students recognize the calypso beat and can imitate them. Students can create their own percussion instruments.
2nd - 7th Social Studies & History 37 Views 159 Downloads
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 4 Views 4 Downloads
Recognizing High and Low Pitch
Students distinguish a high pitch from a low pitch, and demonstrate high/low pitch recognition by creating contrasting movements to high and low music, and use instruments to represent the characters in The Three Little Pigs.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 17 Downloads
Create a Music Carnival
This outstanding lesson 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 30 Views 122 Downloads
Learners investigate music and what causes the pitch of a sound. In this sound properties lesson, students listen to a story about animals and the instinctual pitch they have in their voice and how musicians have that as well. Learners practice reading music and playing on a piano or xylophone to determine the change of pitch.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 32 Downloads
Music from the Silk Roads
Young scholars explore different types of musical instruments. In this musical instrument lesson, students create a replica of a sheng. Young scholars utilize this instrument to understand different types of breathing used in different sounds.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 36 Downloads
Elementary Music Plan
Hey Macarena! Third graders keep time while they sing a Latin Folk Song. To practice keeping a steady rhythm and singing in pitch, the class sings the Folk Song together and in a round while keeping a beat. They then learn to do the Macarana.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 86 Downloads
Same and Different Through Music and Art
This lesson is intended for a music class but would be a great way to teach compare and contrast to any class. Kindergarteners dance the Hokey Pokey to four different styles of music and examine two paintings of Humpty Dumpty, then discuss the similarities and differences in the songs, dances, and art.
K Visual & Performing Arts 35 Views 192 Downloads
Students 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 3 Views 19 Downloads
Students play instruments and discuss how they can become employed playing music. In this music lesson plan, students play music and respond to others playing music. They also discuss how they can have a career in playing music.
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 43 Views 171 Downloads
Teaching Rhythm and Pitch Reading
Middle schoolers practice correct rhythms and pitches during this short lesson for the middle school instrumental class. Objectives vary depending on music used for the lesson. Students assessed through group playing in class.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 42 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 instructional activity has a Valentine theme, that theme could be changed by simply switching the song.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 36 Downloads
Let's Get the Beat
First graders discover music appreciation by performing several songs. In this rhythm lesson, 1st graders listen to the classic tune "Yankee Doodle" in class and identify where the beat is and how it stays steady throughout. Students read the lyrics to "The Grand Old Duke of York" and sing along to the piece with their classmates and beat to the rhythm with drum sticks.
1st Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 40 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 10 Views 63 Downloads
Lesson 3: Marketing of Pop Music
Pop music and marketing are thrown into the mix to make a fun and engaging lesson. 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 43 Views 67 Downloads
Culture of Sound: Traditional Korean Music
Explore Korean music by listening to the sounds of Korean instruments. Learners will listen to two Korean songs and identify the instruments they hear, as well as the type of instruments they are (woodwind, string, or brass). They then compare the different sounds of instruments.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 110 Downloads