Go Tell it on the Mountain
Third graders play an old song using Orff instruments and direct instructions. They follow along as they are taught the proper pattern, hand positioning, and playing techniques.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 8 Downloads
Cornstalk Fiddle and a Shoestring Bow
Playing music while considering form, pitch, and rhythm is the topic of this music lesson. Third graders practice playing a song in small groups and then as an ensemble. This lesson uses the text, Spotlight on Music and Orff instruments.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Substitute Lesson Ideas For The Music Teacher
Have to sub for a music class on short notice? Or have some extra time to play with? Never fear! Help is here in the form of 20 sure-fire music activities and worksheets tested and submitted by music teachers. A great resource to add to...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Investigating Brass Instruments and Pitch
Young scholars observe the sounds of different brass instruments in order to understand how to create different pitches. In this musical lesson, students create a "brass" instrument from everyday household objects. The young scholars...
1st - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
History of African-American Music
Students are introduced to African-American music history through this instructional activity. They begin their study by taking a look at the slave work song and work their way through to modern rap and hip-hop. Students also take a...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts