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- Kimberly K.
- Bourbonnais, IL
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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. Students will instrumentally
The orchestra plays the National Anthem and discusses their origin. Students listen to other nation's National Anthems, and discuss how they felt while listening. As the students play the National Anthem, the teacher sings. The students write lyrics, or create an anthem that represents their family.
Students work as a team member to produce a newspaper. In this newspaper production lesson, students understand the role that each staff member plays in the production of a publication as they demonstrate commitment to the team’s goal with the production of a quality publication. Students work to meet deadlines, revise drafts, assist other writers with their stories, and work on layouts outside of the scheduled class time.