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70 resources with the concept classical period

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Ludwig van Beethoven- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Imagine being deaf and still being able to compose music. So it was with Ludwig van Beethoven, the subject of this mini biography that outlines the major achievements of this remarkable man's life.
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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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The Music of Other Cultures

For Teachers 7th
Make your class musically and culturally literate. They'll listen to and discuss three types of music styles indicative of three different cultures. They'll identify characteristics and instruments used in western, traditional, and...
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GCSE Notes 2000: Classical Music

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Classical period music is defined by its characteristics and distinctive sound. A set of notes assists upper graders in recalling and analyzing music from the classical period based on musical terminology. An example analysis of Eine...
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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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The Sorcerer's Apprentice: 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Upper graders view the animated short, "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" and analyze how the music score was chosen to express the scene. They create an animation as they listen to a classical recording to experience the connection between...
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Ballet and Classical Music

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore ballet. In this dance and music humanities lesson, 4th graders practice ballet positions and play a card game using French ballet vocabulary. Students count beats in rhythm patterns and listen to classical music...
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"Infernal Dance" From The Firebird, by Igor Stravinsky

For Students 3rd - 5th
This worksheet about Stravinsky's ballet, The Firebird, provides information about the composer, the ballet, and the "Infernal Dance." It also includes questions about the music, as well as extension activities such as a puppet show.
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"Spring" From The Four Seasons

For Students 4th - 6th
By utilizing this classical music worksheet, upper elementary children listen to "Spring" from The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi. They will read a biography of the composer and answer four multiple choice questions. Students follow a...
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Danse Macabre: Saint-Saëns

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Assist your youngsters as they learn to visualize the story music can tell us. They listen to the piece "Danse Macabre" while viewing this slideshow. Each slide describes the key instrument and what creature of the dark it represents. A...
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Music in Words

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Your class can build strong, well-represented opinions about the music they hear. They listen to, and share thoughts about, a piece of classical music. Then they write a piece of music or a poem, and analyze their peers' work and their...
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"Humor" Afro-American Symphony (Third Movement)

For Students 3rd - 5th
A fun way for young learners to explore music and their personal reaction to it, this worksheet includes a short reading passage about musician William Grant Still, a word scramble, a matching activity and two short writing prompts. Some...
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Hungarian Dance #5 by Johannes Brahms

For Students 5th - 6th
This music appreciation worksheet on "Hungarian Dance #5" by Johannes Brahms provides information about the composer and the piece. It also includes a "listening map", a music maze, and word scramble.
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The Enlightenment Spreads: CH 22

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Explore the Enlightenment period through literature, music, and autocratic rule. Each slide contains basic information on major Baroque, Classical, and political figures contemporary to the late 1700's and early 1800's. Vivaldi, Bach,...
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Classics for Kids: Dvorak's "Slavonic Dance No. 7"

For Students 4th - 6th
This short biography of Antonin Dvorak and map of Eastern Europe could accompany and supplement listening to "Slavonic Dance No. 7." Four questions support reading the geographic map, a "Listening Map" outlines the form of the...
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Humor and Iconicity in Classical Music

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Scherzo, cappricio, divertimento, and rando are all addressed in this look into humor through this classical music presentation. The slide show is very basic, but has some good background on Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, and Bach. The...
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Making Music With Mobile Apps

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Young scholars create a classical music piece using an electronic instrument app on an iPhone or iPod. In this music lesson plan, students share their performance with the class.
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Classroom Builder

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore music theory by discussing a classic song. In this musical notation lesson, students listen to the song "My Favorite Things" and discuss and share their personal tastes with the class. Students practice writing notes on...
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Not Your Grandma's Music: A Lesson in Music History

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students experience and discuss the different musical periods such as Baroque, Classical and Romantic. In this music lesson, students discover musical theory and apply it to the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods. Students will...
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Overture to Candide by Leonard Bernstein

For Students 4th - 5th
In this music appreciation worksheet, students listen to Overture to Candide by Leonard Bernstein. Students read about the composer and the history and structure of the piece. Students then answer 5 questions and unscramble the names of...
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Symphony No. 8 in F Major by Ludwig van Beethoven

For Students 5th - 6th
For this classical music appreciation worksheet, students listen to a recording of Symphony No.8 in F Major by Ludwig van Beethoven. Students read about the composer and the structure of the piece. Students answer 10 questions.
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"Troika" From Lt. Kije Suite by Sergei Prokofiev

For Students 5th - 6th
For this classical music appreciation worksheet, students listen to a recording of "Troika" from Lt. Kije Suiteby Sergei Prokofiev. Students read about the composer and the structure of the piece. Students answer 5 questions and then...
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The Nutcracker by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

For Students 4th - 5th
For this classical music appreciation worksheet, students listen to a recording of The Nutcracker Suite by Tchaikovsky. Students read about the composer and the structure of the piece. Students answer 5 questions and complete a word...
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"Turkish Rondo" From Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

For Students 5th - 6th
In this music appreciation worksheet, students listen to "Turkish Rondo" from Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Students read about the composer and the piece. Students follow a "listening map" and complete a...