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15 resources with the keyterm song writing

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Behind the Music Project

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Authors write about what they know, and that does not exclude songwriters. Invite partners to explore the story behind a song. They analyze and discuss the lyrics, conduct research online, create a poster, and put together a two-minute...
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Spread the News Using Song Lyrics

For Teachers 4th Standards
What's one way to show what you've learned? Write a song about it! Learners can synthesize the knowledge they've gained during the Take the Challenge unit by rewriting a song with new lyrics. A few popular children's songs that could be...
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Teaching Peace through Literature and Song

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Negative effects of bullying come to light through listening to the book Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco. Class members identify philanthropic acts portrayed in the story and make illustrations to connect them to their own...
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Lesson: American Idyll

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Using the painting, Childhood Idyll for inspiration, learners reflect on things that are idealized. They focus in on pop music and pop idols, write a song, and perform it in front of the class, American Idol style.
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Medieval Church Music

For Students 6th - 8th
Do you have a little extra time to fill? This quick and creative activity can accent a music or medieval history lesson. Learners use the Latin phrases to create a tune fit for any medieval church. 
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Middle Ages

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders write a song.  In this Middle Ages lesson, 6th graders read the ballad Barbara Allen and answer comprehension questions.  Students create their own ballad using a rhyme scheme.
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West Virginia Def PB Wants You!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students write, adapt, and compose a song related to the West Virginia State Museum.  In this music lesson, students create a composition for a work of  visual art. Students incorporate major and minor melodies.
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Primary Songs about Recycling

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students compose songs about recycling. In this ecology lesson plan, students use vocabulary and concepts related to recycling to generate lyrics for an original song. Students construct musical instruments out of discarded materials.
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Song Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners write an original song using music composition software such as Music Time. By doing this, students identify another use for the computer besides word processing and games.
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Singing' The Blues

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students listen to blues music, look at pictures as background for the history of this music, then compose and perform their own blues song.  In this blues music instructional activity, students explore the historical background of blues...
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Song Writing: Recording Your Song

For Students 9th
In this music sales worksheet, students read advice on the how to sell the songs that they write. They read about producers, managers, demos, royalties, and agents. They design a pamphlet based on the information in the reading and as an...
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The Writing of "The Star Spangled Banner"

For Teachers K - 5th
Students discover the writing of the National Anthem by viewing a slide-show.  In this U.S. history lesson, students view several images from a PowerPoint slide-show based on the man who wrote "The Star Spangled Banner."  Students...
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Song Writing

For Students 9th
In this song writing worksheet, 9th graders read about the cadences, chords, tunes, and lyrics that are used in song writing. There are no questions associated with this worksheet.
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Songs That Bring Us Together

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars listen to the song, Get Together, and discuss the theme. They list topics that bring people together, write the lyrics to and sing a class song, and write a paragraph about message songs.
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What's That Pattern?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students consider how music is constructed and the different parts that make up a song. They work in pairs to construct unique songs emphasizing a pattern in their compositions.