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91 resources with the keyterm melody

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Elements of Music

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify three of the essential elements of music: rhythm, melody and harmony. They discover a simple song which will illustrate these three elements separately and bring them together in a final form. They analyze and critique...
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The Cultures of Africa

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study the people of Africa, the animals of Africa, and the customs and traditions of the African people. Song and dance are a central part of the African culture, therefore the focus is primarily on those two aspects. They...
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Describing Music

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders listen to the 9th symphony and identify the tiri-ti rhythm. They identify the number of times they hear a phrase "turn, turn, turn". They then describe the meaning of one song and answer questions in class discussion.
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Pronunciation of Intonation Patterns

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students in ESOL classes practice communication skills using voice intonation patterns. Using various patterns, they practice sentences with rising and falling intonations. With partners, students read passages orally with emphasis...
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Music Mum Ball Game

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
With his/her back to the class, a student sits at the piano and plays a melody. The other students sit on their desk and toss a soft object. When the student at the piano stops playing, whoever is holding the object must stand before the...
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Music: Melody of the Siamese Cat Song

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use the G and E resonator bells to discover how pitches move up or down by steps in the song, "The Siamese Cat Song." They note how many pitches are used to sing the song's first phrase. Students also explain if the dots...
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Introduction to Melodic Notation: Sol-Mi

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders sing melodic sol-mi songs for teacher and student assessment. Emphasis is placed on drill and practice while developing melodic singing skills. Students evaluate performances and activities using pre-determined rubric...
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Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners sing "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah" with others in small groups and as an entire class. Using correct posture, correct rhythms, and accurate pitches, students play improvised melodies as accompaniment to the song. This lesson emphasizes...
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Ingredients for Music - Melody

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore musical ingredient called melody. They demonstrate understanding that melody is the part of music that can be hummed, listen to short pieces of music, and hum song "Are You Sleeping?"
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Here We Go Round the Apple Tree

For Teachers K - 5th
The students sing the melody Here We Go Round the Apple Tree in the English language and the Oneida language. The students then discuss how the words to this song demonstrate important feelings of the Oneida people.
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5 A Day

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students study spoken verse vs. sung verse. They examine meter, play on beats two and four while notating the pattern. They sing a song that highlights the importance of eating five fruits and vegetables a day.
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Language Arts: The Earth Is My Mother

For Teachers K - 5th
Students sing the melody to a Native American song in both English and Oneida languages. They discuss how the words reflect the beliefs of their culture. Students copy the words to the song, The Earth Is My Mother in both languages.
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The Rhythm of Life - Episode 2 - Melody

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students complete a unit on melodies from various cultures. They watch an online program, analyze various melodies, write a short original melody, complete a worksheet, and compare/contrast three versions of "Amazing Grace."
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Lesson Plans for 2nd grade Japan Unit

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the music and dance of Japan in this five lessons unit. Aspects of Janpanese and American culture are compared. The food, holidays, clothing, and the school day of the two countries are discussed.
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Jazz: Expression through Improvisation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners watch a video on improvisation. They improvise original melodies over given chord progressions. They develop criteria to evaluate the merits of improvisational performances and apply the criteria in their personal listening and...
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Hey, Cuz!

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the relationships between rhythm and math, tone color and science, form and geography, melody and art, and harmony and social studies. Why, they are like cousins! Students, in groups, present projects demonstrating...
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Music - Lesson 3 - Orchestra

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study the four families of orchestral instruments and patriotic songs in this unit of lessons.
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Melody Words

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders compose a melody by placing words on the music staff. They play their melody words for the class.
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Music Lesson on Melody and Rhythm

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students predict what music from different cultures sounds like based on what they have heard through the media, movies, etc. They listen to music from these nations and compare how their predicted music differed.