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Poetry As Oral Performance

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Reciting poetry is a great way to build oral language skills and build classroom community. Pupils look at the text elements of poetry and choose a poem to read aloud. They focus on rhythm, fluency, and expression. This is a great way to...
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Sea-ing More Clearly

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Explore works of art with your class by engaging them in a variety of artistic activities including papier-mache sculpture, poetry, performance, and more. After viewing and discussing four paintings of the sea by Robert Harris, learners...
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Health and Exercise

For Teachers 6th - 10th
An introduction to the three components of good health: physical, mental, and social well-being. The emphasis of this presentation is on physical well-being addressing exercise, fitness, and hygiene.  There is a lot here to stimulate...
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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners create a visual display from a book. First, they read and analyze the book Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan. Next, they work in groups to create visual elements from the story. In addition, they write a beginning to their own...
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Fiddling with Fractions

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Upper graders identify fractions in the world. They create, write, and perform rhythm patterns using their instruments. Then use an 8-measure pattern based in 4/4 meter while also problem solving equivalent fractions.
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For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Children are naturally interested in musical instruments because they enjoy rhythm and sounds. An early exposure to instruments can enhance a child's knowledge, interest, and appreciation of music. Increase your young learners' knowledge...
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Swing your Partner: The Basics of Square Dancing

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students perform square dancing steps. In this square dancing lesson, students view a video to learn the basic steps.  Students discuss the history of the dance and perform with partners. 
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Performing a Poem

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Young scholars present a poem. In this performance lesson, students read a poem as a class, learn about speech marks and practice reading their lines. Young scholars are divided into groups where each student picks a character from the...
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Acting Up, A Melodrama: Performing Like Jo March and Her Sisters in Little Women

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Lights, Camera, Action! Pupils read Little Women and create, act, and direct a melodrama that Jo March and her sisters would enjoy. The lesson plan comes complete with resources for the educator on melodrama as well as examples for drama...
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Performance Evaluation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evaluate in class performance of music previously prepared by the ensemble. The rubric and assessment criteria are adaptable to any orchestra setting which allows the teacher to choose music to be assessed. Critical thinking...
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A Stomping Good Time: Using Found Instruments and Invented Rhythms to Make Beautiful Music

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students 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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Alicia Keys, Songs in A Minor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Need a musical lesson for your drama or performing arts class? VH1 has put together a really neat lesson, in which learners use biographical information about Alicia Keys to write and perform a one-act musical related to her life. This...
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Searchin' for the Blues

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students perform improvisation. In this blues music instructional activity, students play chord tones within the blues twelve bar progression.  Students utilize new pitches given four or eight measures. 
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In Search of Caesar's Ghost

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students collaborate in small groups to choose a scene that they write in place of a scene in Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar". In this dramatic expression lesson, their scripts include roles, lines and stage directions. Students...
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The Flat WSD Students

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars engage in creative writing and performance using Flat Stanley. After reading Flat Stanley your class summarize their understanding and then create a flat image of themselves. Students then brainstorm ideas of how they...
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Keith Haring Lesson Series

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study Keith Haring by creating tee-shirts and a mural. In this art lesson, 2nd graders study the life and works of Keith Haring through his symbols. Students then make drawings reflective of Haring's style as music plays....
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Olympic records through time

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students compare the records of gold medal Olympic winners for the last 100 years and decide if we are faster, stronger than in the past.
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Poetry in Motion

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners choose a poetry theme. They write a poem, illustrate it with digital images and record it using a digital video camera.
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Finance and Accounts 2: Analysing Accounts

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students use the key accounting ratios for profitability, liquidity and performance and calculate appropriate ratios. They interpret the results of the accounting ratio used.
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For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students act out different situations. In this pantomime lesson, students stand in a circle, each one chooses a slip of paper, reads the situation described, and acts it out. They guess while their classmate acts out a situation.
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Examining Redemption in King Lear

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the concept of the tragic hero in Shakespeare's King Lear and explore how it affects the plot of the play. In this theatrical analysis lesson plan, students investigate the redemption or defeat of King Lear and perform...
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Name that Tune!

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders practice songs with their musical instruments. In this name that tune lesson, 6th graders play the songs for their family members while they try to guess the tune. Parents provide feedback on students progress.
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Soliloquy Performances

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate soliloquies. In this performing arts lesson plan, students discuss figurative language within soliloquies and then perform a soliloquy to the rest of the class.
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Spur of the Moment Act

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students perform a skit.  In this performance and creativity lesson, students brainstorm ideas to be performed such as playing basketball, cheerleaders, roller skating and doing the dishes.  Students perform a skit and the other students...