Playing the Tub-la
Students learn background information about the tabla. In this tabla lesson, students build and play their own tabla. Students relate this information to other percussion instruments. Students gain understanding of timbre of an instrument.
K - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Instruments From Around the World
How much does the environment affect how and what man creates? Children explore the effect of the environment on primitive man as they research raw materials from a specific location. They use their findings to write a short essay about...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Thrilling Information: Music and Reading
Here’s a cross-curricular program music activity that uses Peer Gynt to engage class members. Groups take one section of “In the Hall of the Mountain King,” choreograph their section of the tune to represent the story as they imagine it,...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Culture of Sound: Traditional Korean Music
Explore Korean music by listening to the sounds of Korean instruments. Young scholars will listen to two Korean songs and identify the instruments they hear, as well as the type of instruments they are (woodwind, string, or brass). They...
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Finding Meaning in the Badge
Children who are three to five years old study two rank badges from the Qing dynasty to develop an understanding of social rank, language skills, and symbolism. The lesson is discussion-based and requires learners to compare and contrast...
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts
Investigating Brass Instruments and Pitch
Students 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 students discuss the...
1st - 4th Visual & Performing Arts