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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
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
Book and Music Lesson - Tanka, Tanka, Skunk!
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Combine literacy and music with this fun, rhythmic book!The book is Tanka, Tanka, Skunk! by Steve Webb. The link to the book on Amazon can be found in Resources. Read the book, associate the rhythm of the words with the syllables, add simple movements, and see the literacy connections grow!

Subject:
Music
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
KAREN FRANKS
Date Added:
11/11/2019
A Carnival of Animals and Children
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This lesson is designed to teach positional, directional and spatial skills, social skills, large motor skills, creative skills, and oral vocabulary using the "Aquarium" movement from Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint- Saëns. The lesson is designed specifically to teach early childhood developmentally delayed students but can the challenge can easily be increased to make it appropriate for older grades or ELL classes.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Kathy Davis
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Communities: Orchestral Communities, Personal Communities
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Students will be able to relate the similarities and differences experienced by orchestra members and students of a first grade class as connected to the idea of the interdependence within a community. They will recognize that as members of a classroom community there are expectations for jobs, behavior, and intrinsic motivation to function to the best of the individual's ability. They will understand that a community within an orchestra has a similar construct to a classroom in that it is led by a conductor and that each person plays an important role within the playing of a piece, practicing their individual part, and colleague support.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Jeff McQueen
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Copland: Life Then and Now
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Copland, an American maverick, becomes a storyteller as he writes about life in the early years of America. His Appalachian Spring helps students understand how people, places and things change over time, while his musical sketch reinforces the six traits of writing.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Bonnie Redfern
Date Added:
02/26/2019
DSO Kids
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DSOKids is the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s magical doorway to a world of musical fun and learning for students, parents and teachers. The site’s mission is to provide attractive, accessible and child-friendly resources that introduce symphonic music, the orchestra and its instruments, and to encourage both adults and young people to explore the world of the symphony orchestra.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Association
Author:
DSO Kids
Date Added:
02/26/2019
A Day in the Life of a Kurdish Kid
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Students and their teachers are introduced to the Kurdish people and their history and culture by
leading them on a Kurdish experience full of singing and dancing.

Provider:
Smithsonian Institution
Author:
Jay Sand
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Elephant in Tutus
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Students will larn about a time in the past when three famous people- Igor Stravinsky, George Balanchine and John Ringling, Jr. - joined forces to create a ballet for ballerinas the size of battleships. Students will listen and move to Stravinsky's Circus Polka: For a Young Elephant, written for the ballet that featured fifty ballet dancers and fifty elephants. Students will hear the story, Ballet of the Elephants, and learn about the men who worked together to make it happen.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Debra Hoiem
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Grieg and Chopin: Day and Night
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Students will gain an understanding of the difference in day and night, what causes day and night, what does da and night look like, what activities are most often related to each of these times, and what kind of animals are awake and asleep in the day or night. This integrated lesson uses the first movement, Morning Mood, from Edvard Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46 and Frederick Chopin's Nocturne Op. 9, No. 2, to study day and night by associating musical selections that depict aspects of each time.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Kathy Davis
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Grieg and Chopin: Day and Night
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The student will have a an understanding of (1) the difference in day and night, (2) what causes day and night, (3) what does day and night look like, (4) what activities are most often related to each of these times, and (5) what kind of animals are awake and asleep in the day or night. The student will be able to express these activities in dance and to decide which music best fits daytime and nighttime. The student will also be able to visually depict the different times of the 24-hour day in dramatic play and on paper.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Kathy Davis
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Here Comes the Train
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In this lesson, students will explore rhythmic, voicing and movement skills. They will be introduced to the story "The Little Engine That Could" by Watter Piper and learn "The Train Song."

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Teachers.Net
Author:
Carrie M. Freer
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Introduction to Music Unit for Grades K-2 on Variations on "Ah vous dirai-je maman" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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In this three lesson unit, the concept areas of rhythm, melody, harmony, form and tone color are used. Skills will be developed in singing, moving, listening, playing instruments, creating, analyzing, and relating music to other areas such as history and literature.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Classics for Kids
Author:
Dr. Kay Edwards
Date Added:
02/26/2019
It's Spring, Mr. Vivaldi!
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Students are provided daily opportunities to hear, dance and move to the three separate movements of Vivaldi's Spring from The Four Seasons. Different dance and rhythm activities are used to acquaint students with the movements. The changes in tempo are discussed, as well as, musical vocabulary for fast (allegro) and slow or large (largo).

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Kathy Davis
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Kindergarten Carnival!
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This is a series of lessons on Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns, and is the culmination of a science unit on animals. Students are introduced to and read passages from the book that accompanies the music of Carnival of the Animals by Barrie Carson Turner. Students discuss various musical elements such as dynamics, tempo, and orchestration. Following a deep listening activity, students create pictures and write descriptions to go along with the animal's music.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Kindergarten Carnival
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Students will learn about the instruments of the orchestra by using the CD and book Those Amazing Musical Instruments. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the musical terms forte, piano, lento, allegro, staccato and legato. They will demonstrate the ability to keep the beat by using their bodies as well as conducting batons made from popsicle sticks.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Gael Reed
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Leaves in the Key of Autumn
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Students listen to Vivaldi's The Four Season, Autumn, and describe emotion, tempo, and dynamics. Students engage kinesthetically as they move to the music and learn about the composer. Students learn the scientific reasons for fall leaves changing color. Students sing the poem "Little Leaves" to the tune of Twinkle, Twinkle and the tune of Row, Row, Row Your Boat. Students do a choral reading of "Colors of Fall." Students will collect real autumn leaves, then draw and paint them as their interpretation of Vivaldi's Autumn.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
San Francisco Symphony
Author:
Adele Sato
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Melody Map (Melodic Contour)
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Students will listen to and map the melodic contour of a familiar children's song by shaping yarn on the music classroom floor to represent the melody of the song. This lesson is designed to fulfill Standard #6 of the National Standards for Music: listening to, analyzing, and describing music.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Making Music Fun
Author:
The Lesson Zone
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Moving to Tchaikovsky
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Students will become familiar with the form of Trepak (Russian Dance) and various combinations of locomotor and non-locomotor movements such as skipping, galloping, hopping, jumping, walking, bending, twisting, nodding, and swaying in time to music.

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