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Drawing Portraits Using a Grid

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A well-developed art lesson is always great to have around. This lesson on portrait drawing includes a full procedure, modifications, background information on artist Chuck Close, recommended websites, and a few thoughts from the...
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Analysis Frame: Informational Nonfiction

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Picking apart an informational text can be tricky, but having the right questions to ask can certainly help the process. Begin with the basic questions about the topic, main idea, support, and purpose before moving on the the in-depth...
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Line, Shape, Form, and Pattern

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
ArtsWork produces some very fine art lesson plans. This one is no exception! In it, learenrs experiment with line to develop skill in creating shapes and patterns. They also play around with shading to create forms. There are six...
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Form in Gamelan Music: A Music Class Activity

For Teachers 4th - 12th
After a brief introduction to Balinese culture and Indonesian colotomic forms, the class composes an original piece. They study the tempo, melody, form and rhythm of Gamelan music and then apply those skills to an original Gamelan...
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Sight-Reading Music

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part of learning to play music is learning to read music. Young musicians practice the techniques needed to become strong sight readers. They learn to keep their eyes ahead, scan the sheet music, and play each piece thoughtfully. 
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Soft Sculpture Birds

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Art can mimic life, and animals are always interesting subjects. Learners create large soft sculptures (stuffed) birds using paper, paint, and other basic collage materials. They view images of birds, and discuss bird traits and shapes....
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Coil Pots

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Children learn by doing. Here, they discuss cultural uses of containers, coil and slab techniques, functional aesthetics, and the principles of art and design. The entire process for making a coil pot is fully described here to make the...
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Art Basics Scavenger Hunt

For Students 6th - 8th
Hand out this worksheet and lead your class on a scavenger hunt. Pupils look for examples of shape, form, balance, pattern, perspective, space, and depth. They draw and write about the examples they've found. A great resource to add to...
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Elements of Art: Student Assessment

For Students 6th - 9th
What a neat test! The class is asked to draw and color to create examples of eight elements of art. They focus on each element (line, value, shape, form, space, texture, primary and secondary color) by creating an original piece in each...
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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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Sail Away, Ladies

For Teachers 4th
The class band practices and then plays the song, "Sail Away, Ladies." They work together to sing and clap out the song's rhythm and melody prior to playing their tutti instruments. The music for this lesson is found in the text,...
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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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El Tambor

For Teachers 6th
Before playing their Orff xylophones and percussion instruments, budding musicians learn the rhythm by clapping it. They clap along then use that same rhythm as they play their instruments. The song featured in this instructional...
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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.
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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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Cornstalk Fiddle and a Shoestring Bow

For Teachers 3rd
Playing music while considering form, pitch, and rhythm is the topic of this music lesson. Third graders practice playing a song in small groups and then as an ensemble. This lesson uses the text, Spotlight on Music and Orff instruments. 
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VALUE with Gridding

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students create form/3-D space on a 2-D surface using pencil and the value scales. Use of grid lines is used on a picture and on paper. Overlapping is discussed along with the value scale and how it is used to show an object to have...
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Describer-Drawer Game

For Teachers 4th - 12th
What's life with out a little fun and games now and then? This game helps kids practice many different skill sets. Child one takes a card then attempts to dictate how to draw the object to child two. Child two draws an object based on...
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Line and Shading = Shape and Form

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students collect natural objects and draw these objects with and without shading.
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Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use their tutti instruments and voice to play the song, Joshua FIt the Battle of Jericho. They rehearse the song's rhythm, pitch, and form in small groups then as a class music ensemble. The sheet music for this song can be...
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National Poetry Month

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers understand  the form and composition of poems through the writing of poems in different styles.  In this poetry activity, students write an acrostic poem, a rhyming poem and a poem using the cut-up method. Middle...