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85 resources with the concept percussion

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The Birth of an Icon: Learning and Performing the Origins of the Drum Set and Early Jazz Drumming in New Orleans, Louisiana

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Bass drum, snare drum, tom-toms, cymbals. Perched behind their drum sets, wielding their drum sticks and wire brushes, drummers lay the grove and are the heartbeat of a band's performance. A dynamic lesson introduces young musicians to...
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Rhythm in a Box: The Story of the Cajon Drum

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Discover the rich cultural traditions and remarkable ingenuity of indigenous people and African slaves by learning about one of the most popular percussion instruments in the world today.
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Musical Instruments

For Students 2nd - 12th
Membranophones? Aerophones? How about strings? Percussion? You need not be a music instructor to benefit from a packet of 24 worksheets that introduce aspiring musicians to the various instrument families.
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Musical Instrument Families

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Using graphics, and an easy-to-understand format, this resource outlines the different kinds of instruments and their characteristics. This presentation could be used as an introduction to instruments for students getting ready to...
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The Vocal Blues: Created in the Deep South of the U.S.

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Bring the sounds of the deep South vocal blues to the classroom with a Smithsonian Folkways lesson. In preparation, scholars listen to and count the 12 bar blues patterns in several works and identify the I, II, IV, and V chords as well...
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Making Latin American Music Lesson: Que Linda Manito

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A Puerto Rican song hooks young scholars' attention to start a hands-on activity in which they craft a maraca using a paper bag, uncooked rice, and rubber bands. 
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STOMP: A Study Guide

For Parents 3rd - 12th Standards
Imagine a show with no dialogue and no narrative, but only noise and confusion. And yet by the end of a performance, the entire audience is feeling the rhythm. Welcome to STOMP. Find out what all the noise is about with a study guide...
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Nuts and Bolts of Jazz

For Students 6th - 12th
A collection of videos directs viewers through a series of seven videos detailing all things jazz. Video topics include how to play, its forms, rhythm, syncopation, swing, improvisation, and explores the rhythm, horn, and wind sections.  
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Rhythm Jam

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Groups create, memorize, and perform for the class a 4 beats per measure rhythm pattern using percussion instruments including xylophones, rhythm sticks, and drums. The pattern is recorded on the worksheet provided in the resource.
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Nepalese Drum on a Stick

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students create a two sided percussion instrument designed to look like a damaru drum from Nepal. They locate Nepal on a map and conduct research on Nepal and the damaru. Students then create a damaru drum using a small plastic container...
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Applying Music to Literature

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Kids explore music, history, culture, and literature in a multi-faceted lesson plan. They discuss how both historical and cultural contexts shape music, art, and literature, and then apply these concepts as they engage in a listening...
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The Drum

For Teachers 1st
First graders read and discuss the folktale from India "The Drum." They locate India on a map, compare and contrast "The Drum" with other stories, and participate in a Words For Storytelling game. Students also complete an adjective...
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"The Drum"

For Teachers K
Students listen to and discuss the folktale from India, "The Drum," written by Rob Cleveland. They discuss the "Golden Rule," and answer story comprehension questions. Students then complete a drum phonics worksheet and a matching...
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The Drum

For Teachers K
Students complete a variety of activities related to the folktale from India, "The Drum." They listen to the story and answer comprehension questions, construct a coffee can drum, and complete a phonics and matching worksheet.
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"The Drum"

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read and discuss the folktale "The Drum" from India. They also answer story comprehension questions, complete an adjectives and verb worksheet, and label a map of India. Students sequence events from the story and make...
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Chinese Dragon Drum Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 6th
Students research the significance of drums and the color red in Chinese culture. They make a replica of a Chinese drum using construction paper and art materials. They examine pictures of Chinese drums before decorating the ones which...
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Night Herding Song

For Teachers 4th
Mirroring is the teaching technique used to instruct learners in this music lesson plan. They mirror the patted rhythm as it is done by the teacher, they work to create a rocking sound with the way they create rhythm and play their Orff...
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Achshav

For Teachers 4th
Playing percussive instruments is fun! It also helps kids understand music instruction, rhythm, and playing together. The class uses Orff instruments to practice, then performs the song, "Achshav." The songs for this and other lessons...
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Movement

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students experiment and explore a variety of instruments and movements. They play rhythms on instruments, spell words using their bodies, act out the movements of a song, role-play machine parts as a group, pantomime an activity, and...
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Water

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study different bodies of water and how they fit into the water cycle. They explain that materials exist in different states (solid, liquid and gas) and change from one to another, that there are systems, order, and...
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Percussion Composition

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Pupils create and present a short composition. Using skills, techniques and processes, students select, combine and manipulate sound and silence.
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Rock Music

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students create percussion instruments using limestone and other rocks. They use instruments to perform a song.
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Lesson Plan for Percussion Party

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students experiment with sound using beverage bottles with different masses. In this physics lesson, students explain how sound is created. They discuss how frequency varies with the instrument's mass.
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Be Like a Butterfly

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a musical accompaniment for a poem. In this musical expression lesson students use xylophones, percussion instruments and movements to go along with a poem. Students use the poem "Be Like a Butterfly".