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Zin! Pluck! Bang!
Students investigate the different instruments in a symphonic orchestra. They discuss the music of William Grant Still. Students identify instrument families and individual instruments. They see, hear, and touch instruments used in William Grant Still's compositions.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Middle Level Writing with Integrated Reading and Oral Language
Imagine everything you need to teach writing in one packet! Designed to augment instruction in language arts classes, the lessons, activities, and exercises contained in this packet employ AVID methodologies to help learners develop their literacy skills.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Bratislava Old and New
Students explore the capital of Slovak. In this World History lesson, students read an article that describes specific details about Bratislava, Slovak, then complete numerous activities that are centered around the article, such as a debate, a vocabulary assignment, a quiz, a spelling test and sentence starters.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
New Review Exploring New York City
Your class members will get up close and personal with the Big Apple in this fantastic lesson, which introduces learners to not only the concept of a city, but also provides a thorough overview of New York City itself and its unique features and origins.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Collective Nouns and Verb Agreement Practice
Break down subject and verb agreement with this exercise. This activity only deals with present tense verbs and collective nouns. Pupils learn how to make the verb of a sentence agree with the collective noun by reading sentences and, given a choice of a plural and a singular verb, circling or writing down the correct choice.
4th - 7th English Language Arts
Lesson Ideas for Any Music
Music is a wonderful tool you can add to enhance the learning process for every subject. Here is a list of music selections that are categorized by subject, along with some neat teaching suggestions. You'll find songs suited to everything from science to social studies!
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Duke Ellington: Great American Musician and Composer
Students delve into the life and music of Duke Ellington as a major American musician and composer. The elements that made the sound of his orchestra unique and the talents of his band members are explored in this lesson.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
The Brass Family
Pupils observe a PowerPoint presentation to explore how brass instruments produce wounds. They observe the teacher demonstrate the proper use of the mouthpiece and slides to produce a tone. With and without the mouthpiece, students then "buzz" their lips to crate a sound.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Students explore the life and accomplishments of George Gershwin. They listen to Latin rhythms and practice the rhythmic parts. Students identify Latin instruments George Gershwin added to the orchestra. After practice, they perform a rhythm ensemble using the Latin instruments.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
“In Memoriam:” Influential Economists and Their Theories
Here is a great activity that will help your class members review the theories of classic economists regarding markets, competition, and individual initiative. After dividing into groups, learners will plan a eulogy to celebrate the life of a classical or Keysnesian economist, such as Adam Smith or John Hicks.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Unit 5.3: Hobbies and Activities, Food and Drink
Combine your class's hobbies with food and drink in a vocabulary worksheet. After filling out a timetable and deciding which activities occur in school and after school, kids use a word bank to complete sentences about various types of food.
3rd - 8th ESL & ELD CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 1.1: Present Tense, Adverbs of Frequency
Work on basic grammar concepts and vocabulary about free time activities with a language arts worksheet. After kids write negative and affirmative questions and answers in the present tense, they complete sentences using a word bank. Next, they put adverbs of frequency in order, and complete matching activities with vocabulary words.
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Music As Survival: Alma Rose and the Auschwitz Women's Orchestra
Students explore a period of European history in which musicians have used theri musical talents and abilities to survive and rise above extremely difficult situations. The psychological uses of music by the Nazis is examined in this seven lessons unit.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts