Duke Ellington: Turning Music into Art
Students listen to Duke Ellington's Mood Indigo on a website. While listening, they paint what the music suggests. Then, they are assigned paintings to observe. They compose music suggested by the paintings.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas-Duke Ellington
Pupils read Duke Ellington by Andrea Davis Pinkney. They complete a variety of cross-curricular activities surrounding the life of the 20th century composer. Included are reading, art, math, science, writing, social studies, and library...
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
19th & 20th Century Composers: Exoticism
VH1 Music Studio has put out another great lesson plan that incorporates analysis, compare/contrast, and musical terminology. Kids will listen to the song "Habanera" considering the use of specific instruments in evoking a sense of...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Getting the Meaning in Pop Music
Critical thinkers compare the impact of visual versus aural perception in how they comprehend artistic intent. They consider the meaning of a set of pop lyrics first by reading them, then by listening to them orally, and finally viewing...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts