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AB Form Through Movement
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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 in the Heartland
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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
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
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
Arcimboldo & Vivaldi & Healthy Foods Collage
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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
Austria: Land of Waltzes & Polkas
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Students will be introduced to the concept of beats in groups of two and three. Balloons, instruments, and dancing will be used to explore this concept using Polka and Waltz.

Provider:
Smithsonian Institution
Author:
Melody Jackson
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Beethoven's Barometer
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This lesson develops students' ability to hear subtle dynamic levels in orchestral music, and to recognize
sudden and gradual differences. They will use their collective perception to make relative aural judgments
about levels and changes. Data will be recorded on a bar graph marking real time and 6 dynamic levels
roughly equivalent to 6 primary markings of standard dynamics: pp to ff.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Leah Nellis
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Beethoven's Sixth Symphony:Pastoral
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Students discover how music can create a visual image in one"™s mind as they listen to Beethoven"™s Sixth Symphony "“ Pastoral. As the image takes shape, the students create a visual representation of their image to include the aspects of nature which Beethoven included in this wonderful composition.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Sonja Rivera
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Beethoven's Thoughts
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Students write a descriptive essay explaining their thoughts and feelings while listening to Beethoven"™s 5th Symphony, learning how to describe the musical elements that cause them to feel this way, and transpose these feelings into a watercolor art piece. The students will present their essay and art work orally, and act out their responses during a physical education exercise.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Sherrie Matic
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Bluegrass Music:  A Toe-Tapping Exploration of an American Art Form
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Students will be introduced to American Bluegrass music and Appalachian songs through singing,
listening and conversation. A number of songs will be compared leading to a conversation on the
characteristics of Traditional American music.

Provider:
Smithsonian Institution
Author:
Lesley Lopez
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Book and Music Lesson - Like a Hundred Drums
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This lesson uses the book, Like a Hundred Drums, by Annette Griessman. The lesson can be used by music educators to practice dynamics and for exposure to classical music, and can be used by ELA or generalist teachers to enhance engagement and understanding of literature.

Subject:
Music
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
KAREN FRANKS
Date Added:
11/08/2019
By the Great Horn Spoon!
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Students will complete two language arts activities for this lesson. In the first activity, students use folk
songs from the era of the California Gold Rush, which are introduced in the early chapters of By the Great
Horn Spoon! by Sid Fleishman, to identify folk song motifs in the classical music of Antonín Dvořák. This
will be explored by the students' creation of a labeled line drawing of one of Dvořák 's compositions. In the second activity, students will write a letter to Dvořák from the point of view of Master Jack, a character in Fleishman"™s novel, inviting Dvořák to continue his American tour into the gold fields of California for
musical inspiration.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Carolyn Roberts
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Can You Hear a Story
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Students will explore creating moods with music. Students will assimilate this new knowledge through the analysis of a story and the creation of a musical composition that reflects and enhances it. This activity will culminate with the recording of their musical accompaniment and story to produce a book on tape.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
PBS
Author:
Tara Hofman
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Catch the Calypso Beat and Put it in Your Feet!
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Students will travel to the island of Trinidad to explore the feel of Calypso music and participate in a Trinidadian popular dance, the Limbo. Students will be able to perform a Calypso rhythmic pattern on classroom instruments and will accompany their own Limbo dance on Orff instruments while exploring the social and cultural context of Calypso music.

Provider:
Smithsonian Institution
Author:
Katie Wood
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Chops and Axes- A Jazz Talkshow
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Students will explore the lives of various jazz musicians. They will become familiar with the social and historical events that were present during the lives of these individuals. They will listen to the music of the artists and become knowledgeable about their styles. This activity will culminate in the production of a news/talk show created and performed by the students highlighting the lives of these musical figures.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
PBS
Author:
Heidi Lang
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Classical Stories: Bach
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Students are introduced to Johann Sebastian Bach"™s music through short deep listening exercises and
optional integrated language arts activity.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Anita Ullner
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Colorful Genres in Harp music from Paraguay
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The Paraguayan harp is a cultural emblem that represents not only the nation of Paraguay and its
traditional music, but also the ideals that contribute to a collective notion of paraguayidad (i.e.
"Paraguayness"). The Paraguayan diatonic harp serves as a melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic
instrument. Its primary function is to provide harmonic and rhythmic foundation to conjunto
music"”music of a variety of instruments. At the heart of Paraguayan harp repertoire are polcas
paraguayas, guaranias and polca galopas all genres within the body of musical expressions in
Paraguay. This lesson is divided in three segments that describe three colorful styles of
Paraguayan music: the polca galopa, the guarani and the polca paraguaya

Provider:
Smithsonian Institution
Author:
Penelope Quesada
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Compare and Contrast Composers
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Students will create a visual representation of what they think about, or feel from the music of Copland and Stravinsky. After reading books from the series Getting to Know the World's Greatest Composers, students will use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the two composers, their music, and the time period in which they lived.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Stephanie LaPlante
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Compare and Contrast Movements of Beethoven's Symphony No. 3
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Students will reinforce skills of comparing and contrasting pieces of music and writing, practice musical vocabulary while listening to, learning about and analyzing the movements of Beethoven's Symphony No. 3.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Valerie Danels
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Conjunto Music from South Texas
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Use songs and social dances from the Mexico/USA border to introduce students to South Texan people, language, location, and values. Also discuss issues such as immigration and experiences of living in the borderlands

Provider:
Smithsonian Institution
Author:
Amanda Soto
Date Added:
06/24/2019