Developing Continuous Air During Articulation
Middle schoolers discover how to combine long tones and burst tonguing while playing their instrument. They see how to maintain a continuous air stream while tonguing easy rhythms from the board and/or from the method book.
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Articulation: Singing Words That Communicate
How does a singer keep an open, relaxed throat, a rich tone, and pure, matched vowels while articulating the words of a song? Oh, it's easy if you follow the directions and practice the exercises in this, the third in a series of...
3rd - 10th Visual & Performing Arts
The Day The Earth Stood Still: Film Language And Elements Of Style
In this, the third in a series of four resources that use Robert Wise's 1951 version of The Day The Earth Stood Still as the core text, young film makers examine the language of film including shot composition, camera angle, lighting,...
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Horse Character: Ceramics Lesson
Animals oftentimes elicit various characteristics which make them symbolic or representative of human feeling, action, or emotion. The class creates horse characters out of clay to show character action and symbolism. This is a great...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Shakespeare & The Renaissance: Activity Ideas
Looking for ways to implement the words and works of William Shakespeare into your curriculum? This list of activity ideas is a great starting point, as it covers a wide range of grade levels and a wealth of online references to explore.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Pre-production: Developing Ideas
Continue with creating documentaries with the fourth lesson in a series. After explaining the concept of preproduction, send groups off to make some decisions about their films. Groups can use the handout and the four provided questions...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
Lesson: Functional Fashion
Upper graders scrutinize the clothing worn by the vaqueros in James Walker's painting, Cowboys Roping a Bear. They pay close attention to the period style as well as the clothing functionality in the given context. Kids then design their...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Tom’s Diner: Present Continuous Verbs
The song "Tom's Diner" by Suzanne Vega provides language learners an opportunity to practice using the present continuous tense. As they listen to the song, class members fill in the missing verbs on a provided worksheet and then discuss...
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts