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48 resources with the concept folk music

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Evolution of Music - Pentatonix

For Students 4th - 12th
Explore music through the decades with an engaging video brought to you by the 5-part harmony acapella group, Pentatonix. Genuine musical talents sing through a variety of popular music from the 11th century to the 2010's. Artists...
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The Sixties: Dylan Plugs in and Sells Out

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Before Woodstock, there was Newport. Get plugged in to the social changes of the 1960s with a lesson that looks at Bob Dylan's performance at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival as a symbol of the radical changes that marked the era.
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The Summer Fun Summer Learning Music Unit

For Teachers 1st - 8th Standards
Take note. Soul music. Gospel music. Country music. Summer comes alive with the sounds of music as program participants learn about various genres of music, create instruments, and write and perform songs about the facts and traditions...
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The Letter G Song

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Gary the ghost giggles when he gulps. Ah, the letter G. Show this silly and entertaining video to beginning readers learning the alphabet. The western music engages all who view it and you won't be able to help but stomp your feet and...
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Two Traditional Korean Songs

For Students 3rd - 5th
"Arirang," the most popular Koeran folk song, and "Doraji" are featured in a resource that includes suggestions for how to incorporate these hauntingly beautiful songs into your curriculum.
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Teach children that just because something is old, doesn't mean you have to throw it away with a reading of Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback. Engaging children with an arts and crafts activity in which they patch the holes in...
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat: Destination Library

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
All work and no play makes a classroom a dull place to be. Luckily, this board game solves that problem by allowing children to have fun while reinforcing their understanding of the book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback....
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Woodie Guthrie and the Dust Bowl: Using Folk Music as a Teaching Tool

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Play a Woodie Guthrie song while showing the class an image-filled presentation on the Dust Bowl. Intended for learners in the 4th or 5th grade, slides contain primary source photographs along with descriptions that contain highlighted...
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Developing Writing Skills Through Japanese Folk Music

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars listen to Japanese folk songs to get inspired to create a writing piece about Japan.  In this writing lesson, students use primary and secondary sources to add information about Japan. 
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Jewish Folk Song: Ya Ba Bom

For Teachers 9th
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...
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Peter and the Wolf

For Teachers K - 4th
Peter and the Wolf is a wonderful piece that introduces learners to classical music, builds listening skills, and creates a bridge from song to imagination. Each slide shows a picture of one of the characters from the story and a group...
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Modern/Contemporary Music

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learn about each of the major players that contributed to each genre of modern/contemporary music. This slideshow covers the last 100 years in American music, from Gershwin to Michael Jackson, Folk to Reggae. Tip: It would be great to...
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Spruce up a class reading of the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback with this fun series of activities. Starting with a list of reading comprehension questions and key vocabulary to address during a teacher read...
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
Create a cross-curricular learning experience based on the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat with this collection of learning activities. Starting with a class reading of the story, children go on to learn about the sequence...
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Activity Guide: Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Enhance a reading of the Caldecott Medal-winning children's book Joseph had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback with this collection of learning activities. Starting with general background information about the book and author, this...
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Coal Mining: Lesson 9

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate energy by completing a vocabulary assignment. In this mining disaster instructional activity, 6th graders sing a folk song which discusses a former mining disaster. Students read a chapter from the story Wrestle...
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Folk Music

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore Folk Music in Iowa. For this folk music lesson, students discuss different types of folk music and how it relates to life in Iowa. They take the tune of a song and write their own lyrics to describe their life. 
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Instruments Used in Folk Music

For Students 7th - 8th
In this music worksheet, students read short excerpts about the instruments that accompany folk music songs. They write 5-10 paragraphs about the use of the banjo and mandolin in folk music and about their differences. They read...
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Comparing Native American and American Folk Music

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine how aspects of Native American and American folk music are alike and different. They contrast both forms of music and engage in many activities to identify or explain how music fulfills a variety of purposes.
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Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young: Exploration of Folk Music

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners use the music of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young to examine Folk music.
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Demystifying Stereotypes and Understanding Contemporary Cultures

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders compare and contrast folk songs from different cultures. For this music lesson, 4th graders listen to and list the attributes of selected Japanese and American folk songs. Students discover the customs, foods, and culture...
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Folk and Fiddle Music of the U.S.

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars select and listen to three examples of fold and fiddle music from the American Memory Collections. In this music lesson plan students Young scholars write down short summaries of the pieces they selected including the...
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Music Reading Railroad

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice reading music. In this music lesson, 1st graders sing the song "I've Been Working on the Railroad." They are introduced to quarter notes, quarter rests, and repeat signs. 
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Germanic Music - Folk Songs

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore Germanic music and culture. In this folk song lesson, students examine and compare 3 Germanic folks songs. The songs may be sung in German as pronunciation guides are included as well as sheet music.