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Arts and culture: Music-to sing a round
Singing in a round can be a lot of fun and apparently conveys the concept of musical phrasing and melody. Budding musicians sing three South African songs as rounds. They discuss cultural diversity and musical concepts such as timbre, color, and rhythm.
6th Visual & Performing Arts
Learning How to Sing Rounds
Learn about rounding by reciting songs alongside classmates, discovering the difference between singing together and singing in canon. In this musical lesson plan, students discover what a "round" is and the melodic effect it can have on a piece of music.
K - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Singing the Blues with Garageband
Music composition can be easy with a little software assistance. The class uses Garageband to listen to, write, sing, and record a blues song. They listen to the song provided through the software, write their own lyrics to the song, then sing and record their updated version.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Denyce Graves Sings "Sing"
Nearly everyone knows this classic Sesame Street tune. Denyce Graves (an opera singer) sings the song, "Sing." Singing helps children develop intellect, self-esteem, social skills, communication, and impacts numeracy and literacy skills. Warm up your learning environment with a daily song.
2 mins Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts
Singing: "I Mailed Myself to You"
Keeping a steady beat, singing soft, loud, and in unison - sounds like music class to me! First graders practice these skills while listening to the song, "I Mailed Myself to You" for Valentine's Day. This is a simple and age appropriate music lesson perfect any time of the year.
1st Visual & Performing Arts
Songs of America
Combine your lesson on patriotism with a lesson on comparing and contrasting. Focusing on The Star Spangled Banner, Take Me Out to the Ballgame, and The Old Folks at Home, this lesson prompts learners to compare and contrast each song using a Venn Diagram.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
General Music: Grades 4 & 5
The story behind the Star Spangled Banner sets off this singing and music lesson. Emergent singers study facts about Francis Scott Key and his famous song, they then discuss and practice singing the first verse paying close attention to vocal tone and song phrasing.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Scientific exploration often starts with a big question. The big question learners are going to explore is: "Do both male and female crickets chirp?" The class will pose and test a hypothesis based on the singing habits of these insects and habitat changes that occur during the experiment.
K - 2nd Science
Singing a round
Kids use their hands, bodies, and voices to explore the musical concept of a round. They say vegetable words while stomping and clapping out a rhythm in unison and then in a round. They then sing a round while maintaining a steady beat. Note: This lesson was written by a student teacher.
4th Visual & Performing Arts
Students decide on favorite classroom songs to include in a book of sing-along song lyrics. In this book-making lesson, students cooperatively decide on their favorite songs from the year. They then work on illustrations that represent their chosen songs.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts
Sing for Your State: Tennessee quarter reverse
What's the connection between singing and a state quarter? Creative thinking and observation, perhaps. Pupils will observe and take note of all the characteristics found on the Tennessee state quarter. They will then use their observations to write a song describing the coin.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
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 lesson has a Valentine theme, that theme could be changed by simply switching the song.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts
A la puerta del cielo
The song played in this lesson plan requires numerous pattern changes. To help learners along, they are instructed to sing each part before it is played. Each part is practiced in small groups and then as an ensemble using Orff instruments and arrangement.
4th Visual & Performing Arts