Rhythmic Discovery- Read Simple Rhythmic Patterns
Middle schoolers demonstrate rhythm by playing various musical instruments. They apply knowledge of rhythm through several small group activities at centers. They read simple rhythmic patterns in groups and alone.
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"Mars" from The Planets
Gustav Holst's The Planets provide young musicians an opportunity to examine how composers can create a suite: a collection of smaller pieces grouped to explore a single topic. After listening to "Jupiter," they examine "Mars" in detail,...
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
To Kill A Mockingbird: Film Language and Elements Of Style
The frame, the shot, the sequence. As part of a unit study of Robert Mulligan's film version of To Kill a Mockingbird, class members learn to read the visual text of the film, examining the composition of frames and shorts, camera...
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Rhythm, Patterns, Color and Texture in Art and Poetry
Explore rhythm, patterns, color and texture in art and poetry. In this poetry lesson, young scholars perform a class symphony and note the elements they experience. Students work in small groups to create a visual art piece that relates...
6th - 8th English Language Arts