Music of Puerto Rico
Seventh graders study about the musical rhythms and instruments of Puerto Rico. Then they construct their own instruments using recycled products. Students listen to different genres of music and define them. Students focus on the rhythms.
7th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 42 Downloads
Middle School General Music Unit Plans
Here's a collection of unit plans for middle school musicians. Topics include the mbira, opera, rhythm and culture, music in Africa, music in the movies, music theory and notation, blues and jazz, and the ocarina. Definitely worth a look.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Absolutely and Relatively: The Puerto Rico Quarter Reverse
Students investigate the country of Puerto Rico by completing geographic worksheets. For this world geography lesson, students define latitude and longitude and use it to locate both Puerto Rico and their school. Students identify...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Smithsonian In Your Classroom: The Music in Poetry
Take poetry off the page and put it into terms of movement, physical space and, finally, music with this series of three lessons from the Smithsonian Institution. This resource introduces middle schoolers to two poetic forms that...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Piano Dust Buster - Song Game
Piano practice has never been so fun! Cleverly scaffolded piano practice sessions lead to performances, all of which earn the player points. The app has a digital keyboard for playing when you're on the go, or enable the acoustic piano...
K - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts