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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 12 Views 12 Downloads
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, students discover what a "round" is and the melodic effect it can have on a piece of music.
K - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 60 Downloads
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 15 Views 27 Downloads
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 6 Views 24 Downloads
Jewish Folk Song: Ya Ba Bom
Singing is a wonderful way to express an idea of any kind. This lesson is written expressly for use in directing a high school chorus. They work on using four-part harmony, expression, and melodic intervals while singing a Jewish folk song.
9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
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 15 Views 35 Downloads
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 29 Views 112 Downloads
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 3 Views 1 Download
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 instructional activity was written by a student teacher.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 30 Downloads
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 3 Views 0 Downloads
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 3 Views 4 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 lesson plan has a Valentine theme, that theme could be changed by simply switching the song.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 37 Downloads
A la puerta del cielo
The song played in this lesson 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 3 Views 3 Downloads
Sail Away, Ladies
The class band practices and then plays the song, "Sail Away, Ladies." They work together to sing and clap out the song's rhythm and melody prior to playing their tutti instruments. The music for this instructional activity is found in the text, Spotlight on Music.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Valentine Singing/Guessing Game
Students sing songs and explore different vocal sounds. As they sing songs, students discover and mark phrases. They sing songs as a class, in groups, and individually. Students, in groups, play a guessing game with the songs.
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
The Presidents Song
Remember learning to spell “encyclopedia” by singing along with Jiminy Cricket? How about using a singing exercise to learn the names of the presidents? “The Presidents Song,” includes the names, in order, from Washington to Coolidge. Have class groups compose lyrics to include all the presidents, up to the current head of state.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 56 Downloads