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Identify the Message in a Song
Students identify the message in a song. In this music instructional activity, students listen to the song, "I'd Like To Teach the World To Sing," and discuss the theme and structure of the song.
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Let Freedom Sing: A patriotic Program for Grades 1-6
Students understand information and stories contained in patriotic songs. In this patriotic music instructional activity, students participate in grade appropriate lessons to understand the music and lyrics of patriotic songs. Students...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Songwriting Skill - Using Figurative Language: Miley Cyrus - “Driveway”
Miley Cyrus' "Driveway" provides young lyricists with an opportunity to identify figurative language in songs. After a guided practice exercise, individuals use the provided worksheets to find examples in the song and to add images to...
5th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Spread the News Using Song Lyrics
What's one way to show what you've learned? Write a song about it! Learners can synthesize the knowledge they've gained during the Take the Challenge unit by rewriting a song with new lyrics. A few popular children's songs that could be...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Teaching About Tolerance Through Music
Learners 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
Using Songs in the Foreign Language Classroom
Students focus on their required lessons in Spanish by integrating music and songs as they complete their assignments. They assess the vocabulary, grammar patterns and culture associated with music and various different songs. Each...
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Teaching Peace through Literature and Song
Negative effects of bullying come to light through listening to the book Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco. Class members identify philanthropic acts portrayed in the story and make illustrations to connect them to their own...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts