Boombox Classroom: Music by Kids
In this music vocabulary activity, learners copy each word in the letter blanks provided. For each word there is a matching picture.
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Introduction to Music: Symphony
Expose young elementary students to the works of one of the greatest musical composers, Ludwig van Beethoven. Using three progressive lesson plans to complete the unit, class members are able to distinguish low and high sounds, count the...
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Responding Syllables: Reading and Music
Shell Silverstein’s “Sick” provides an opportunity for kids to demonstrate their understanding of syllables and phonemes. The class creates a list of descriptive words used in the poem that have more than one syllable, and brainstorm how...
1st - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Giving Tree - Improvising Music for a Story
If you are reading The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, bring music to your class's interpretation with a lesson plan about musical improvisation. After listening to Vivaldi's Four Seasons, kids use their own understanding of music as...
K - 2nd English Language Arts
Boombox Classroom: Mechanical Instruments
In this music worksheet, students draw an illustration of a mechanical instrument they would like to build. They describe the material it would be made from. Students fill in the blanks to describe the mechanical instrument Haydn and...
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Music Conducting: Classroom Activities
Turn the class into a percussive orchestra and let the kids take over as conductor. You'll explain a few ins and outs of what a conductor does. Then you hand over the baton and let your budding Beethovens conduct each other as they play...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts