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Changing One's Tune: A Music Therapy STEM Integrated Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A music therapy STEM integrated project combines science and language arts. Pupils listen to music, learn about music physics, build and play instruments, write songs, and share their musical creations. They study different intervals and...
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STEM Construction Block Activities

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Build on techies' knowledge of engineering design. A set of STEM lessons for grades one through six provides instructors with suggestions for engineering instruction. The activities require pupils to design and build structures, such as...
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Creating a Therapeutic Soundscape: Ambient Improvisations and Planned Catharsis (CTE)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How is music a form of therapy? Scholars explore the topic using the fourth and final lesson from the Changing One's Tune: A Music Therapy STEM series. Learners explore the relationship between music and the mind and describe the power...
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What Is

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Scholars with a song in their hearts love the app! How do they use it safely? Discover best practices for budding song artists using a short digital citizenship video from an extensive playlist. The narrator explains the...
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From Start to Strike: A Lesson Plan for the Whole Theatre Experience

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce young thespians to all aspects of the theater. A syllabus for a one-semester drama course provides lessons that take learners from the history of drama to the many facets of play production.
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Let's Explore!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Explore the world through music with two lessons that bring focus to four composers—Gabriela Lena Frank, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Bedrř˘ich Smetana, and Mason Bates. After listening to musical pieces and viewing informative videos, scholars...
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Project-Based Songwriting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Project-based learning in a music theory class? Take note. Young songwriters compose, record, copyright, and promote their original songs. They even design their own CD cover.
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Using Music to Tell a Story or Describe a Scene

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Young composers demonstrate their understanding of the stylistic features of descriptive music, including pitch, tempo, dynamics, rhythm, and timbre, by developing a melody and countermelody for a main character in a story. As part of...
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Once On This Island: The Musical

For Parents 6th - 12th
Love is stronger than fear. That is the take-away from Lynn Ahrens' Once on this Island. A study guide for the one-act musical, based on Rosa Guy's 1985 novel, My Love, My Love, provides theatre arts students with background information,...
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Performance Principles for Musical Theatre

For Students 6th - 12th
Introduce theatre arts students to the principles of musical theatre with a short information sheet that identifies and explains the importance of eight performance principles. 
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The Music Concert

For Students 2nd Standards
Second graders read an informational text passage on music concerts and then answer questions based on what they read.
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Notating Friedrich von Schiller’s Theme to “Ode to Joy.”

For Teachers 6th - 12th
To demonstrate their skills with traditional and computer-assisted notation, young musicians notate and perform the first eight measures of Friedrich von Schiller's theme to "Ode to Joy."
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Audience Etiquette Activity

For Students 1st - 6th Standards
Before you head to a performance, school pep rally, or sporting event with your class, be sure to review these worksheets and rubrics that discuss proper manners and etiquette at public events. 
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A Tempo Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Allegro, largo, vivo, and andante, it's tempo time! As the metronome ticks off a variety of tempos, budding musicians work to identify them. They then create and perform a musical, singing, or movement piece which demonstrates each type...
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Kotekan: A Cooperative Music Activity

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young musicians explore the rhythms and sounds of Balinese gamelan music, then create their own. They listen to several examples of gamelan music, then use their instruments to mimic the rhythms they hear. After a warm up and practice,...
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Creating an Original Opera

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This may be a lot to ask of a high schooler, but then again, who knows? Pupils work in groups to explore, write, and then perform an original opera. They view versions of The Magic Flute and La Traviata, then compose a plot, characters,...
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Music: Caterpillars, How They Grow!

For Teachers 1st
Put on some music and get moving as a way to represent the life cycle of a caterpillar. Kids listen to the story The Very Hungary Caterpillar, discuss the life cycle, then create vocal expression that represent each stage of the cycle....
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Name That Tune

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Integrating technology and music can be a snap with lessons like this one! Kids in a junior high band class took to the Internet to download and practice playing their instrument with a computer generated back up band. They practice...
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Focus on Harmony

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Harmony is the focus of this band lesson. Upper graders play the Star Spangled Banner, while focusing on harmony, chords, and musical voice. This lesson includes several suggested cross-curricular activities.
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Band On Line

For Teachers 6th
In 1996, using the Internet to enhance learning was a new innovation. While the lesson here is a bit outdated, it could still provide a basic understanding of how technology can enhance music appreciation. Members of the school band...
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Que IIueva or It's Raining

For Teachers 3rd
Get out your Orff instruments and the text, Spotlight on Music, it's time to instruct the class in playing and performing music. They'll practice pitch, rhythm, and harmony by clapping and singing, then apply what they've learned as they...
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Love Somebody

For Teachers 4th
Each section in this lesson gets to practice a specific part of the song "Love Somebody." Your fourth grade orchestra will play their Orff instruments as you instruct each instrument group as a section as a musical unit. 
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Uncle Pen

For Teachers 5th
Kids practice playing their Orff instruments. They follow along as the instructor leads them through a series of rhythm and note playing practice exercises. This lesson plan is intended for use with the Macmillan/Mcgraw-Hill text,...
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Putting it All Together: Music Composition

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore performing arts by composing a music piece. In this melody notation lesson, 5th graders identify the first five notes in the diatonic scale which they utilize to create a melody over 8 measures. Students perform...