Form, Rhythm, and Melodic Motives: Fiber
Students examine basic song form and 4/4 meter. They sing a song about diet and nutrition while identifying examining the rhythm of the song. They discuss why fruit and fiber are important to health.
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"Mars" from The Planets
Gustav Holst's The Planets provide young musicians an opportunity to examine how composers can create a suite: a collection of smaller pieces grouped to explore a single topic. After listening to "Jupiter," they examine "Mars" in detail,...
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Simple Math meets Simple Meter
Students recognize correct whole numbers to create music notation. For this music composition lesson, students review simple math and are introduced to time signatures. Students work together to compose four measures of rhythm in a...
6th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Rhythm, Patterns, Color and Texture in Art and Poetry
Explore rhythm, patterns, color and texture in art and poetry. In this poetry lesson, students perform a class symphony and note the elements they experience. Students work in small groups to create a visual art piece that relates the...
6th - 8th English Language Arts