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Study Jams! Sound

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Listen in as Mia and Sam expound on sound. It is caused by vibrations and travels in waves. It has the qualities of pitch, frequency, and volume. This hip animation displays a graph to depict the frequency and amplitude of sound waves....
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Seeing and Feeling Sound Vibrations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Groups rotate through a series of stations and work with a partner to observe sound waves. Children describe sound in terms of pitch, volume, and frequency. To apply their new knowledge, the class considers how these observations can...
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En Roulant Ma Boule

For Teachers 3rd
It is extremely important to know how to count notes when learning to read and play music. With their Tutti instruments in hand, budding musicians count out the quarter notes to keep the beat and practice a specific musical pattern. They...
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The Tango

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the music of Buenos Aires as they hear and then dance the Tango. They practice basic Tango rhythm, learn to sing the song, "Any Turkey can Tango," then practice a few Tango-riffic dance steps with a partner. What a...
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Alleluia

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Singers practice perfecting the song, Alleluia. They focus on singing techniques, style, phrasing, and working with syncopation. This activity is a microteahing activity and includes a warm up and vocal exercises. 
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Elementary Music Plan

For Teachers 3rd
Hey Macarena! Third graders keep time while they sing a Latin Folk Song. To practice keeping a steady rhythm and singing in pitch, the class sings the Folk Song together and in a round while keeping a beat. They then learn to do the...
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Musical Terms

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Are you starting a recorder lesson with your elementary students? Use this helpful slide-show, perfect for introducing basic music terms such as tempo, dynamics, pitch, and duration. Each slide provides a definition and example of the...
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Music of Japan

For Teachers 7th - 9th
My, how Japan has changed! From Hogaku to karaoke, this slide show provides an overview of the culture, instruments, and periods of transition through Japanese music. Here you will find 21 text-rich slides which are great for note taking.
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Sound Hose - Whirly Tube

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Long, rippled, plastic tubes are swung around in circles, making air pass through them, and creating sound waves. This is a simple and inexpensive toy that you can let learners experiment with as they learn about sound and pitch. Go...
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Pop Bottle Sounds

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Set up a set of colorful liquid-filled bottles that produce sounds when tapped with a spoon. When teaching primary physicists about sound, they can experiment with pitch, comparing it the amount of liquid in the bottle. Which makes a...
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Whirling Twirling Sound

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Long, rippled, plastic tubes are swung around in circles, making air pass through them, and creating sound waves. This is a simple and inexpensive toy that you can let learners experiment with as they learn about sound and pitch. Go...
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Pop Bottle Sounds

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Set up a set of colorful liquid-filled bottles that produce sounds when tapped with a spoon. When teaching primary physicists about sound, they can experiment with pitch, comparing it the amount of liquid in the bottle. Which makes a...
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Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Using Your Voice Dynamically

For Teachers 4th - 8th
This video is about vocal volume and inflection while presenting. Ironically, the sound is not the best since it is filmed outside, but the tips are helpful.
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STEMbite: Physics of a Toy Piano

For Students 3rd - 6th
Examine how the length of an object affects the resonant frequency of the sound wavelength when struck, resulting in a different pitch. Observe this occurrence in a toddler's xylophone, two kitchen pot lids, and a plastic straw. The...
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Sea Shell

For Teachers 4th
The glockenspiel, xylophone, and woodblock players all mirror the musical pattern before they play the song, "Sea Shell." Pitch, rhythm, and playing as an ensemble are the focuses of this early music lesson plan to be used with the text,...
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The Dove That Flew Away

For Teachers 5th
Prior to playing their Tutti instruments, fifth graders practice harmony, pitch, and rhythm. They sing, clap, and echo the musical pattern they are going to play, focusing on harmony and pitch. They then practice the same song on their...
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Cape Cod Chantey

For Teachers 6th
Instruct your class on basic music notation, rhythm, pitch, and harmony as they practice keeping a beat to the song, "Cape Cod Chantey." They'll practice individually and then as a group. This song can be found in the text, Spotlight on...
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Cedar Swamp

For Teachers 4th
Kids get musical as they practice specific rhythms and musical patterns through the use of body percussion. They then apply what they've practiced as they play their tutti instruments. The song Cedar Swamp is found in the text, Spotlight...
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The Carnival is Coming

For Teachers 5th
Your musicians need to practice before they can play like masters. They'll practice by singing and clapping out the musical patterns, rhythms, and harmony for the song "The Carnival Is Coming." They will then play this song on their...
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Hill an' Gully

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders will practice pitch, harmony, form, rhythm, and syncopation by singing, clapping, and beating music patterns on their tutti instruments. They do this and then practice the song, "Hill an' Gully" found in the text, Spotlight...
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Que IIueva or It's Raining

For Teachers 3rd
Get out your Orff instruments and the text, Spotlight on Music, it's time to instruct the class in playing and performing music. They'll practice pitch, rhythm, and harmony by clapping and singing, then apply what they've learned as they...
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Johnson Boys

For Teachers 4th
Get out those Orff instruments, because your class is going to play the song, "Johnson Boys." They practice rhythm and pitch by clapping along with the teacher, then use their instruments to play the song in small groups and as an...
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Cotton-Eye Joe

For Teachers 4th
Using or switching from left to right hand when playing any instrument is a skill that needs a lot of practice. Kids practice clapping and switching hands while they play the song, "Cotton-Eye Joe" on their Orff instruments. 
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Li'l Liza Jane

For Teachers 4th
The xylephone, metalaphone, and glockenspiel are used to play the song, "Li’l ’Liza Jane" found in the text, Spotlight on Music. Learners are instructed to focus on rhythm, pitch, and form as the practice playing their Orff instruements.