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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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Singing a round

For Teachers 4th
Kids use their hands, bodies, and voices to explore the musical concept of a round. They say vegetable words while stomping and clapping out a rhythm in unison and then in a round. They then sing a round while maintaining a steady beat....
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Music Assessment: 8 measure piece

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders compose an eight measure piece in a major key that utilized some form of wind instrument, body percussion and voice. They notate their composition on staff paper prior to the assessment and perform their composition.
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The Percussion Family

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders complete a unit to learn about the percussion family and African and Latin drumming. For this percussion lesson, 2nd graders complete 9 lessons to learn about the percussion family. Students learn to use shakers and...
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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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Rain Orchestra

For Teachers 1st
First graders mix secondary colors from primary colors and simulate a rainstorm by using body percussion.
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Body Percussion: Hambone

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore body percussion. They practice playing quarter notes and eighth notes separately, then quarter and eighth notes at the same time by different groups. They practice this exercise at different tempos.
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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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Meter Math

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners identify representational patterns in literature. In this meter math instructional activity, students read Brown Bear, Brown Bear and listen for repeating patterns. Learners then create their own pattern and use percussion,...
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Water Come a Me Eye

For Teachers 4th
Practice makes perfect, right? And practice is just what fourth graders will do as they pat the rhythm to the song, "Water Come a Me Eye." They echo the musical pattern using voice and body percussion, then play the tune on their Orff...
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’Most Done Ling’rin’ Here

For Teachers 4th
Say, sing, and clap out the rhythm to the musical pattern provided in this Orff arrangement. Instructions lead your class in a structured music lesson, focused on rhythm, timing, and playing Orff instruments. 
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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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Fuzzy Wuzzy

For Teachers 2nd
You don't need drums to play percussion; you can use your own body. Second graders use body percussion to make four-beat rhythms and play patterned clapping games. When they are finished they discuss beats, patterns, rhythm, and rhyme.
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Note Names and Note Values - An Interactive Smart Board Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Using the Note Names and Values SMART notebook file, review the whole, half, quarter and eighth note with students. Students sing "Apple Tree Song." They add body percussion, and then instruments. Students use the SMART apple tree, they...
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The Couplet

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students create the sounds of a thunderstorm with a symphony of body percussion to compose a couplet about rain using Microsoft word to publish. They are introduced to rhyming dictionaries and thesauruses and use Internet sources for...
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Pease Porridge

For Teachers 2nd
Practice using different ways to express a single pattern. The class uses concrete, pictorial, and numerical modes to represent patterns found in a simple rhyme. They will move their bodies, use body percussion, draw, and use numbers to...
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African Music

For Students 6th - 9th
In this music worksheet, 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 they...
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Musical Activities for Early Childhood Inclusion

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Get your movers and shakers grooving to the beat with this series of musical activities designed to meet everyone's needs! Ten games, using an assortment of instruments, bring awareness to one's body, brain, and social interactions in a...
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Feelin' Swing, Part 2

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Upper elementary schoolers listen to and reproduce the rythm of Mary Lou William's musical piece, "Scratchin' in the Gravel." The swing song was written at a time that women did not play jazz. She broke the rules by playing and writing...
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Old Salem Speech

For Teachers 4th
The focus of the lesson plan is rhythmic speech and 4/4 time. The topic of the lesson plan is trades common in Old Salem during the colonial period. Learners will practice keeping time with their voices and body percussion. They will...
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Playing the Tub-la

For Teachers K - 6th
Students learn background information about the tabla. In this tabla lesson, students build and play their own tabla. Students relate this information to other percussion instruments. Students gain understanding of timbre of an instrument.
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K-2: Dino-Rhythms

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read rhythm notation and combine four-beat rhythms. For this rhythms lesson, 2nd graders read quarter notes, eighth notes, and quarter rests in rhythms that are written on dinosaur shapes. They clap, snap, or stamp out the...
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Instrument families

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students brainstorm to list as many instruments as they can and try to guess which instrument family into which they fit. They research each instrument on a website and find the family, hear the sound and learn about each one.
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Talking Drum Game - Teaching Rhythm and Movement

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars follow the drum beats with their feet. If the drum beat is a skipping pattern, then they should skip around the room. If the pattern is soft, then they tip-toe around the room. The students experience what rhythm feels...

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