Getting Warmer: Learning Music Concepts
Students with closed eyes in the corner must now find the chosen member in the class. as they walk closer to 'it' play sounds which are higher (or faster, or louder) and as they walk further away from 'it' play lower (or slower, or softer).
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Thrilling Information: Music and Reading
Here’s a cross-curricular program music activity that uses Peer Gynt to engage class members. Groups take one section of “In the Hall of the Mountain King,” choreograph their section of the tune to represent the story as they imagine it,...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Ballad of Abraham Lincoln
Pay tribute to the sixteenth president of the United States with this fun song and activity. From his birth in a Kentucky log cabin and childhood in Indiana, to the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and his eventual assassination,...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
Spruce up a class reading of the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback with this fun series of activities. Starting with a list of reading comprehension questions and key vocabulary to address during a teacher read...
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Sochi 2014 Mascots
Get to know the mascots for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics with this fun, cooperative art activity. Start by introducing the new mascots and comparing them with those form previous years. Consider using a Venn diagram to record...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
ABC It's as Easy as 1-2-3!
Help readers explore initial letter sounds. They will choose a letter of the alphabet and create a page for a classroom "ABC" book. They will write down various words that begin with their assigned letter and draw a picture to go in the...
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed