Fifth Grade Music: Reformation Music, Lutheran Chorale
Fifth graders explore the chorale hymn by echoing a Lutheran chorale tune line by line. They examine the reasons for the importance of Gutenberg's movable type and the role of Martin Luther in the Reformation.
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A Shape-Note Singing Lesson
Students discover the shape-note method of singing. In this reading and notating music lesson, students learn the four shapes of the shape-note method and the tradition of Sacred Harp singers. Students sing the shapes of "Yankee Doodle"...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
PAINTING COLORFUL STORIES INFLUENCED BY JACOB LAWRENCE
Students research the background of Jacob Lawrence and study the music, poetry, and spirit of the Harlem Community that was present during Jacob Lawrence's formative and subsequent art productions. They create a piece of artwork...
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Courageous Voices that Shook the Nation to Action
Students study Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. In this Martin Luther King, Jr. day lesson, students learn about the holiday for Dr. King through literature and music. Students learn the lyrics to Stevie Wonder's 'Happy Birthday' about...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Stay in the Mix with Music!
Students modify songs. In this music lesson plan, students listen to the song "What Can One Little Person Do?" and then write a new verse about someone they admire. Students listen to protest music, brainstorm issues they might protest...
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Literature and Art Through Our Eyes: African-American Artists
Examine the contributions of African-Americans in the worlds of art and literature. Over the course of a few days, young scholars will read and analyze a poem, a short story, and a piece of art. They complete a range of...
3rd - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Teaching About Tolerance Through Music
Students explore the importance of tolerance. They listen to music and discuss the underlying messages. Students discuss the painful effects of behaviors such as ridicule, disrespect and bullying. Suggested activities are included.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts