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12 Days of Christmas
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This is a fun and creative way to explore the 12 Days of Christmas. This lesson reinforces numerical order, repetition within a song, and group effort. It's also very cute to see the creative ways the students “become” the 12 Days of Christmas. Composition with instruments is also involved.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Beacon Learning Center
Author:
Anissa Sanz
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The 20% of Beethoven
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Understanding that musical themes are the same even if they are played in different styles can help students understand that numbers maintain their same value even if they appear in different forms.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Scott Nielson
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Remix
2. Kazoooooo
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Students will learn about sound and how sound moves. Students then work together to make an instrument (a kazoo) to make sound and perform a piece of music "William Tell Overshirt" using their kazoo.

Subject:
Music
Physical Science
STEM
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
MARK PILSON
Date Added:
07/07/2020
AB Form Through Movement
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5.0 stars
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Students will be able to effectively recognize and imitate AB binary form through movement.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Teachers.Net
Author:
Meghan Webb
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Aaron Copland: Billy the Kid
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This integrated lesson, focusing on United States History, incorporates learning about the Wild West and the western outlaw Billy the Kid through the music of Aaron Copland. The lesson provides musical reflection and each movement of Copland’s ballet Billy the Kid work and opportunity to experience deep listening for the elements of Dynamics, Articulation, Rhythm and Tempo (DART).

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Gail Claus
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Aaron Copland Meets the Old West
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Students learn how classical music and art combine to make an exciting tool for creative write and art expression. Students will develop the skill to write more expressively using descriptive words and phrases such as adjectives, adverbs, metaphors, and similes in order to make their writing come alive, and be more visual and engaging.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Maria Cruz
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Aaron Copland in the Heartland
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3.0 stars
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Students will listen to Copland's Appalachian Spring while listening to a reading of Heartland by Diane Siebert. They will then write their own poems and create accompanying artwork.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Laura Knapp
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring: A Myth is Born
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This lesson will contrast Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring (classical) and Stephane Furic's Crossing Brooklyn Ferry (jazz), and the role the poems Crossing Brooklyn Ferry by Walt Whitman and The Bridge by Hart Crane, bring to the music.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Gail Clause
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Adding Music to Oklahoma History
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Students will use the San Francisco Symphony's Kids website to choose music that supports the events and people associated with the history of Oklahoma, such as Native Americans explorers and exploration; Civil War; Trail of Tears; Land Run; and farmers, and ranchers. Students will write two or three sentences to explain and support their selection of music. In small groups, students will create a statue or tableau depicting one of the events. Students will perform a tableau for the class with their musical selection as a background.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Tammy Chapman
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Admirable Armonica Admirers
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Students will discover how the love of music connected two important figures in world history: Benjamin Franklin, an American founding father, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, an Austrian composer. Additionally, students will begin to understand pitch, and how each note is calibrated to create its own unique sound.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Mary Alice Hillman
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Advanced Seventh Chords
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This lesson site moves into more advanced seventh chords, their construction and inversions. Audio and visual examples are given to reinforce instruction.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Interactive
Lesson
Student Guide
Provider:
musictheory.net
Author:
Ricci Adams
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Adventures in Tempo
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4.0 stars
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Students will discover the differences in musical tempo between fast and slow. Students will learn to use the
correct musical terms to describe the tempo of each piece. Students will use streamers and their bodies to
show at what tempo each piece is played.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Carmen Cobler
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Adventures in Treble Clef
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Students will discover how to read music notes in the treble clef and then will learn to perform simple songs on
xylophones, through reading the story Freddy the Frog and the Thump in the Night by Sharon Burch.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Carmen Cobler
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Africa: Time, Society, and Music
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In this unit of instruction, students will develop an appreciation for the role of music in the social societies of the Kpelle people in Liberia, the Tuareg people from the Sahara, and the Anlo-Ewe people from Ghana through listening examples, storytelling, reenactments, and instrument making.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Core Knowledge
Author:
Tommy Reddick
Date Added:
02/26/2019
An African Safari into Creativity
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Students will assign an orchestral instrument to an African animal, using characteristics which
they have in common. The students will write a cinquain poem and create a poster (collage) with their
African animal as the theme.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Janet Rowland
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Agnus Dei - Penderecki
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In this activity, students will lesson to Penderecki's "Agnus Dei" in order to practice musical response and listening skills.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Teachers.Net
Author:
Marybeth K. Millers
Date Added:
02/26/2019
All About Kinds of Notes and Rests
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This presentation goes through the following notes and rests:whole note and resthalf note and restquarter note and restbeamed eighth noteThe assessment at the end is identifying each note and rest and the number of counts each receives.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Self Assessment
Author:
MARK PILSON
Date Added:
06/01/2020
Remix
All About Kinds of Notes and Rests
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CC BY-SA
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This presentation goes through the following notes and rests:whole note and resthalf note and restquarter note and restbeamed eighth noteThe assessment at the end is identifying each note and rest and the number of counts each receives.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Author:
LISA GATTUSO
Date Added:
11/11/2020
All Things Change
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In this activity, students will connect the idea behind a choral piece - change - with its musical characteristics, using appropriate musical terminology such as rhythm, tempo, and dynamics. They will then work in groups to create short pieces that express similar feelings.

Subject:
Arts Education
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Provider:
PBS
Author:
PBS
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Allo, Monsieur! French Canadian Children’s Songs  A Smithsonian Folkways Lesson
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This unit affords teachers with opportunities to lead children in active singing games and
dances from Quebec, Canada. These lessons will offer young singers and players an
opportunity to listen to, discuss, sing, play games, and create.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Smithsonian Institution
Author:
Stephanie Trineer
Date Added:
02/26/2019
American Civil War Songs
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2.0 stars
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Students will be able to compare and contrast two songs from the Civil War. Through a storyboard, students will be able to read and write information from different research sources to support their findings.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Pat Miller
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The American Five - Pentatonic scales in early American melodies
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Students will learn to recognize a five-tone scale. Students will sing or perform known American folksongs together in class. Advanced students will be able to identify all five pitches and even discern the actual pentatonic scale being used.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Michael Ogdon
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Amusix Flute
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Arcade type game that has students press specific letter keys on the keyboard to play songs. The game requires students to hold down the letter key for the correct number of beats, or length of the bar, thus training them to keep a steady beat when playing. If pitches move by step, letters are adjacent. Pitches that have larger intervals are further apart. There is a free play option where students can create their own melodies which would be great for improvisation.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Interactive
Provider:
Primary Games, Inc
Author:
Ignat Bykov
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Analysis #3 - Moonlight Sonata
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In this activity students will be taken through a step by step process of analyzing measures 48-50 of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
8notes.com
Author:
8notes.com
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Analysis of "Auld Lang Syne"
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This is a demonstration analysis of an excerpt of "Auld Lang Syne", breaking down chords and their progressions along the way. Visual and auditory examples are given. Extremely useful for advancing composition students and theory students.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
musictheory.net
Author:
Ricci Adams
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Analysis of "Moonlight Sonata"
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This brief analysis of an excerpt of Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata" shows the user Neapolitan Chords in action.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
musictheory.net
Author:
Ricci Adams
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Analysis of "O Canada"
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This lesson site gives a breakdown analysis of an excerpt of "O Canada". This is a great visual and auditory example of how analysis is performed in music theory. Great for intermediate composition students and theorists.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
musictheory.net
Author:
Ricci Adams
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Analyzing Poetic Language In Music
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Overview:

I have used this project as a summative assessment at the end of the school year for many years across two grade levels (6th and 8th). It has taken multiple formats as my students choose the medium that they utilize.

Subject:
Music
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Reading Informational Text
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Student Guide
Author:
CHRISTIE DEHART
Date Added:
07/09/2020
Angela's Sound Stage
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This is an easy interactive resource that allows students to choose between 2 scenes, and then choose sound effects to accompany the short movie. With several options to choose from for each small clip, this proves a great lesson on how different sounds can change the meaning of a scene.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
Primary Games, Inc
Author:
Primary Games, Inc
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Animal Poetry
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Students will generate descriptive language of several animals (with special focus on verbs), culminating in the writing of a poem about the animal of their choice. Use Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals as a stimulus prompt.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Jessica Grant
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Antonin Dvorak, Ninth Symphony From the New World
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In this series of lessons students will become familiar with the composer Antonin Dvorak
and his Ninth Symphony From The New World. Students will learn about the
significance of Dvorak in America during the 1890s and will use creative skills to
compose melodies based on familiar folk tunes, increasing understanding of nationalism
in music.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Full Course
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
Core Knowledge Foundation
Author:
Claudia Horn
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Arcimboldo & Vivaldi & Healthy Foods Collage
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4.0 stars
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Students will learn about Italian artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo, his mannerist style, and his four paintings named after the four seasons. Students will learn about the food groups and the four seasons. Students will learn about Italian composer Antonio Vivaldi and his compositions named after the four seasons.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Laurie Burghardt
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Articulation Guide for Brass Instruments
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This fantastic case study breaks down articulation markings and types for brass instruments, and how they should be played according to some of the best brass players in the modern age. Very valuable information for advancing brass students.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
University of Florida
Author:
Paul J. Greenstone
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Aztec Drum Rhythms
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In this activity, students will read about Aztec instruments and drum rhythms. They will be able to view simple rhythms and listen to them presented in context of native instruments. In addition, tye rhythms are presented clearly enough fir students to chant or play along. Extension activities allow students to utilize the information on the drum syllables to compose their own parts for and Aztec drum group. The rhythms are also presented using pieces of fraction pies to better understand the fraction relations to note values.

Subject:
Arts Education
Music
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
Phil Tulga
Author:
Phil Tulga
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Back to the Classics, Part 1 of 2
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This music lesson plan allows students to closely examine chamber music as it has changed from the Middle Ages to today. Students will work in small groups to research the composers, instruments and typical presentation of chamber music in five distinct time periods, and then individually write biographies of composers from their assigned era. Each group will create an interesting and informative display of their epoch and biographies, which they will present in a future class.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
New York Times
Author:
Alison Zimbalist
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Back to the Classics, Part 2 of 2
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This resource is the article which is part of the lesson from the New York Times lesson of the same name.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
New York Times
Author:
Anthony Tommasini
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Ballad for Americans
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Students will recognize that American music is diverse as it relates to culture, history and style. Students
may also work with digital media to accompany their performance piece.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Claudia Rhymes
Date Added:
02/26/2019