The Shape of a Melody
Students explore the melody in music. In this music lesson, students listen to samples of music and interpret the color of the melodies.
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A Shape-Note Singing Lesson
Students discover the shape-note method of singing. In this reading and notating music lesson, students learn the four shapes of the shape-note method and the tradition of Sacred Harp singers. Students sing the shapes of "Yankee Doodle"...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Melodic Construction and Introduction to Notation Software
Students sing a song following along with the notes on the board. They compare it with another song and identify the elements in a melody. They work together in groups to create their own melody and share them with the class.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Introduction To Melodic Notation: Sol-Mi
Second graders discover the use of melody in music and how it relates to simple songs and music notation. Students sing and move throughout this lesson. Emphasis is placed upon group and individual practice interpreting musical melodies.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts