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33 resources with the keyterm percussion

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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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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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Night Herding Song

For Teachers 4th
Mirroring is the teaching technique used to instruct learners in this music lesson. 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
Students create and present a short composition. Using skills, techniques and processes, students select, combine and manipulate sound and silence.
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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".
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Making Patterns - Create, Analyze, and Predict

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders practice making patterns using Unifix cubes and identify, analyze, and determine rules for describing numerical patterns involving operations and nonnumerical growing patterns. They also find an example of a pattern in...
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Dizzy Gillespie

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students compare and contrast two songs by Dizzy Gillespie and identify elements of bebop. They construct a Web page about Gillespie and his music.
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AT THE CORRAL

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars study dotted eighth/sixteenth note rhythm pattern using percussion instruments and alternating from "corral to corral" in groups of 4-6. They play the pattern while listening to selected American western theme songs.
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A Stomping Good Time: Using Found Instruments and Invented Rhythms to Make Beautiful Music

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Young scholars work in small groups to use everyday objects to create performances inspired by the work of STOMP. They create a system of notation to document the music and movement of a 2-minute performance.
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Stomp! Out Loud

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students, after viewing the video, "Stomp! Out Loud," explore and examine a collection of percussion, dance and movement routines. They assess the ideas of teamwork, creativity, responsibility and trust and then complete a worksheet of...
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Playing with Music

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Using instruments you provide or that they make themselves, your tiny learners dance and play along with music from around the world. You can challenge them to imitate rhythm patterns you make on a drum. Allow children to dance and...
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Reason for Rhythm

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine percussive music. In this music lesson, 6th graders examine various types of percussive music and instrument. Students create their own world rhythm instruments.
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Percussion Fast and Cheap

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore percussion. In this percussion lesson, students examine body percussion, drumstick percussion, beaters percussion, drum percussion, stick percussion, washboard percussion, and shaker percussion by using everyday objects...
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The Layout of an Orchestra

For Students 7th
In this orchestra instructional activity, 7th graders follow directions for coloring in a diagram of an orchestra setting. They shade each section according to the type of instrument that would be seated there.
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African Music

For Students 6th - 9th
In this music learning exercise, students read an excerpt about African Music. Once completed, they respond to eight short answer questions related to the reading. Students also imagine that they are an African musician and suggest how...
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African Composition

For Students 6th - 9th
In this music worksheet, students compose their own African music. First, they decide which instruments they are going to use. Then they create a pattern and make a variation to it. Finally, students add a timekeeper and different layers...
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Percussion Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers engage in a activity that is about the beginning music theory and rhythmic notation. They write the music for a percussion ensemble that is 16 measures long. Students incorporate quarter and eight notes with rest that...
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The Brass Family

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students observe a PowerPoint presentation to explore how brass instruments produce wounds. They observe the teacher demonstrate the proper use of the mouthpiece and slides to produce a tone. With and without the mouthpiece, students...
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Musical Instruments - Percussion

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research and analyze various percussion instruments from different countries and cultures in this Music lesson for the upper-elementary classroom. Emphasis is placed on internet research and hands-on drumming techniques from...
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The Prairie Dog That Met the President

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
StudentS name and discuss facts of the characters in "The Prairie Dog that Met the President". They create a 4 to 8 beat chant about a character from the opera, play a percussion instrument with an assigned rhythm and identify a melody...
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How to Play a Percussion Instrument

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders work in groups or pairs and select a percussion instrument to present to the class. They use a digital camera to take pictures of the steps in the process of playing their chosen instrument. Student groups create a...