Intro to Instruments
Students, in pairs, walk around the room with paper, pencil and a book for a writing surface, and try to identify each instrument.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Sound Production on Instruments and with the Human Voice
Fourth graders study and experiment with sound production. In this sound production activity, 4th graders discuss sound and vibrations. Students write a paragraph explaining how music is made. Students make a homemade instrument and...
4th Visual & Performing Arts
Energy Transfer in Musical Instruments
Students create unique sounds using different instruments. In this energy lesson, students read and define several vocabulary terms such as heat, energy transfer and thermal equilibrium. Students utilize several household objects to...
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Gamelan-Style Melodic Elaboration: A Music Class Activity
Music world get ready, your young performers are going to practice Gamelan style improvisation techniques. They listen to and discuss the melody and rhythm in Balinese Gamelan music, then take turns improvising by adding notes to a basic...
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Attention to Detail
After a quick warm up activity, learners get ready to use their keen observation skills to examine an ornate Japanese pencil box. They discuss the artistry, skills, and story of the box, paying close attention to details. They then...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
MUSICAL ELEMENTS OF THE LITTLE PRINCE
Students demonstrate knowledge of musical instruments and the families of the orchestra. They acknowledge different voice types found in opera. Students interpret emotional expressions through listening. They compose sounds to express...
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts