"Gigue" From Suite in D by Philipp Telemann
In this classical music appreciation worksheet, learners listen to "Gigue" from Suite in D by Philipp Telemann. Students read about the composer and the piece and complete a 14 word crossword puzzle.
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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
Let's Take a Spin: One-Axis Rotation
Investigate the effect of one-axis rotations on geometric figures. Scholars learn to use snap cubes and the right-hand rule to draw figures after rotations about the x-, y-, or z-axes. They try their hands at examples created by the...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
From Aaliyah to Jay-Z: Captured Moments in Hip-hop History
To take "the definitive portrait of that person in that moment" is the quest of photographer and hip-hop historian Jonathan Mannion. In this short video, Mannion details his dedication to his art and the process he goes through to catch...
6 mins 4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Hokusai and Hiroshige: Great Japanese Prints from the James A. Michener Collection
Two of Japan's most famous ukiyo-e painters and printmakers from the Endo Period, Katsushika Hokusai and Utagawa Hiroshige, are featured in a short video narrated by Wendy Tokuda. Background information about the artists and the unique...
12 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Theme of Rebellion in the 1950s as it Occurs in the Arts
Students identify several features of the historic/social/cultural background of the 1950s. They sing and perform a percussion accompaniment to "Summertime Blues" by Eddie Cochran and create artwork in the style of Jackson Pollock.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts