Patriotic Music Teacher Resources

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Patriotic Music: Three Cheers for the Red, White & Blue

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the patriotic songs of the 1940's and compare them to those of today. They identify elements that classify a song as patriotic, listen to several examples and complete Venn diagrams contrasting different examples.
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Patriotic Songs

For Teachers 1st
First graders recognize patriotic songs of America. In this historical music lesson, 1st graders discuss the historical background of the song "Yankee Doodle" and repeat the lyrics after the instructor. Students read the lyrics to the...
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Singing Patriotic Music

For Teachers K - 4th
Students sing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of patriotic music, including "America" and "The Star Spangled Banner," to sing expressively with appropriate dynamics, phrasing, and interpretation.
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Arranging Patriotic Songs for Chorus

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the melody of a patriotic song by playing it on the piano and having them sing it back to the teacher and are assigned a specific patriotic song to arrange for voices. They create their own four-part choral arrangement...
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"Land That We Love"

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Pupils perform song using correct posture, correct rhythms, and accurate pitches, then correctly identify and perform repeats and multiple endings. They discuss the purpose and meaning of patriotic songs.
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Let Freedom Sing: A patriotic Program for Grades 1-6

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students understand information and stories contained in patriotic songs. In this patriotic music lesson plan, students participate in grade appropriate lessons to understand the music and lyrics of patriotic songs. Students perform the...
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Anonymous Patriots: Songs of the Revolution

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Give your class a deeper understanding of the context and meaning behind early American song lyrics. By reading the lyrics to "Yankee Doodle" and  "Revolutionary Tea," high schoolers will practice analysis by examining the structure and...
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Patriotic Songs - Social Studies Lesson Plan

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students demonstrate the recognition of patriotic songs and the use persuasive language.
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Showing Patriotism Through Music

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore various types of patriotic music. They conduct Internet research on the composer and historical background of a selected patriotic song, and create and present a Powerpoint presentation to the class.
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Yankee Doodle... More than Just a Catchy Tune

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate the history of patriotic music and practice singing the tunes with classmates.  In this U.S. History lesson, students examine lyrics of the traditional song "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and discuss the differing points of...
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Arranging Patriotic Music for Instruments

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students arrange a short piano composition for a group of four to six instruments of their choice. The musical arrangements should be then demonstrated and analyzed by the class as a unit study.
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Land That We Love

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students perform "Land that We Love" using correct posture, correct rhythms, and accurate pitches. Emphasis is also placed on analyzing the purpose and meaning of patriotic songs. Students correctly identify and perform repeats and...
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Pictures say a 1000 words

For Teachers K - 8th
Students illustrate a patriot song through a student created art slide show for a patriotic holiday event. They display their slide show in their Veteran's Day program. The words and pictures were choreographed to be together. This...
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Patriotic Performance

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students participate in a patriotic performance. In this patriotic activity, students sing, do reader's theater, tell historic facts and joke. This activity includes several attachments including the script that was used. 
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Music Dynamics - America the Beautiful

For Teachers 1st
First graders sing America the Beautiful and understand the words to the song.  In this singing social studies lesson plan, 1st graders become familiar with the images and vocabulary in America the Beautiful while singing the words.
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"The Star-Spangled Banner"

For Teachers K - 5th
Students perform a song using correct posture, correct rhythms, and accurate pitches. They read musical notation and lyrics of various patriotic tunes, analyze the purpose and meaning of patriotic songs, discuss the social and cultural...
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America the Beautiful

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
"America the Beautiful" is the text used for a comprehension activity that asks readers to identify the American values reflected in Katharine Lee Bates' song.
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Creating a Memorial Day Poster Poem

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Does your class know about the meaning of Memorial Day? Discuss the history of the holiday in this lesson, which prompts elementary and middle schoolers to create word webs of ideas about the holiday. Additionally, they create poems...
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Songs of War

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the relationship between real events and popular culture. They analyze the parts of a patriotic song and its impact on a society. They write their own song to end the instructional activity.
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Mixed Blessings

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the recent federal appeals court decision finding the Pledge of Allegiance unconstitutional. They further investigate the notions of constitutionality and separation between church and state by analyzing a...
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John Phillip Sousa

For Teachers 1st
  Students look at a picture of John Phillip Sousa and discuss what they see in the whole picture.  In this music lesson, 1st graders talk about patriotic music and then make piccolos from cardboard tubes.   
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Veteran Day, a Chance to Honor Those Who Served Our Country

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students research materials about servicemen and women.  In this Veterans Day lesson, students define what a Veteran is and name symbols associated with Veterans Day.  Students listen to patriotic music and discuss the flag, the pledge...
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Literature

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study phrases, poetry and myths of Ancient Greece and Rome in these lessons.
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Analyzing Memorial Songs

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Music can transcend time and space, and turn your emotions with the drop of a well-crafted melody. Explore the impact that a memorial song can have with a lesson that includes songs written after 9/11. Middle schoolers analyze lyrics,...