Listening to a Fanfare
In this Leoš Janáèek and sinfonietta learning exercise, students read about the Czechoslovakian composer and about sinfonietta in this 1 page learning exercise and respond to 2 short answer questions.
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Coming to America After the War
As part of their exploration of the American dream, class members examine primary source materials to compare immigrant experiences of those arriving early in our country's history to those arriving in the US after World War II. To...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Listening for History: Using Jazz Music as a Primary Source
Designed as a teacher resource, a packet identifies resources and approaches instructors can use to incorporate jazz into their history classes. Materials are identified by historical era, from the roots of jazz prior to World War I to...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Popular Music and Music Videos
This resource is part of a three-activity unit that introduces your class to the concept of popular culture and the role that it plays in their lives. Here, learners examine the importance of the music industry and music videos in pop...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Learning to Become: Listening to Events
Students make inferences, determine cause and effect and find the overall message through analyzing song lyrics. In this lyrics analysis lesson plan, students listen to "The End of the World' by S. Dee and A. Kent and analyze the lyrics....
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Critical Listening: Music Vocabulary
The school band or orchestra analyzes their own performance after exploring musical terminology. They listen to a classical piece and describe it using only words. They look up musical terminology and then use those words to compare and...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts