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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 3 Views 9 Downloads
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 Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Bratislava Old and New
Middle schoolers explore the capital of Slovak. In this World History activity, 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 Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Music Knowledge: pre/post test
While this is not a instructional activity, it could potentially take as long as one. This is a 73-question test to administer to those studying music. They'll need to answer questions regarding general music terminology, theory, and composition.
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 34 Views 113 Downloads
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 49 Views 69 Downloads
Students discuss find out about the four types of musical instruments. They identify several instruments of each type. Students listen to a simple rhythmic music. They follow along with its notation. Students identify treble and bass clefs.
1st - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
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 Language Arts 9 Views 102 Downloads
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 13 Views 58 Downloads
The Brass Family
Students 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 3 Views 19 Downloads
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 5 Views 31 Downloads
“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 10 Views 10 Downloads 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 English Language Development 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review 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 Language Arts 10 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Music As Survival: Alma Rose and the Auschwitz Women's Orchestra
High schoolers 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 3 Views 18 Downloads
Meet the Instruments of the Orchestra
Students examine the characteristics of the four families of instruments. They read an eBook, unscramble instruments and categorize them in the correct families, take a quiz, and explore the San Francisco Symphony website.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 17 Downloads
To The Wheel Of San Miguel
Young scholars engage in a lesson that is concerned with the concept of creating a piece of music that includes instruments that are put into harmony to sound like an orchestra. Students are expected to perform the rhythm and create a new one.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads