Childrens Music Teacher Resources

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Musical Plates

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Pupils create musical plates out of items like popcorn, seeds, beans, or sand. Use a cassette or cd with active children's music on it for them to dance and play along with
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Chick Corea and Nicolas Economou: "Songs for Children"

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study the career of Chick Corea, whose work has spanned myriad styles in the past thirty years. They explore the double meaning of "Children's Music" and are introduced to the piano
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Grow a Musical Instrument

For Teachers K - 6th
Music, culture, social studies, and plant growth all in one! Kids explore the various type of traditional African instruments that are made out of gourds. They then grow their own gourds and use them to create a wide variety of African...
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Happy Mealtimes

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Students read The Hungry Caterpillar to examine healthy eating habits. In this food and nutrition lesson, students role play the various responsibilities during family mealtime. They will discuss the struggles of healthy eating, and the...
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When a Country Loses Its Songs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore music as a cultural tradition. In this global studies lesson plan, students consider the implications of the loss of childhood songs to a cultural group. Students determine the type of musical "treasures" that are part...
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"Let's Write a Song"

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders analyze, brainstorm and practice playing a melody/pattern with rhythm, tempo, dynamics, and instrumental pieces of many styles. In addition, they create an original piece of music.
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Rhythm and Rhyme

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students compare the given rhyme to another rhyme that they already know (I Know An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly). Students listen and identify the similar rhyme pattern of the two rhymes and apply those concepts to a group creation of...
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Rhythm and Rhyme

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students listen to and identify the similar rhyme pattern of two rhymes and apply those concepts to a group creation of a new rhyme. They discover that the given rhyme comes from India by learning a little background information on India.
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Rain Orchestra

For Teachers 1st
First graders mix secondary colors from primary colors and simulate a rainstorm by using body percussion.
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"Let's Write a Song"

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders brainstorm ideas that answer the question, "What is a song?" They determine the parts of a song, read lyrics, and listen to a song while identifying the chorus. They repeat the procedure with a new song before working in...
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Breaking News English: India-Pakistan Bus Service Resumes after 58 Years

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "India-Pakistan Bus Service Resumes after 58 Years," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Dealing With Bullies

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students recognize bullying behavior. They learn strategies for dealing with bullying behavior
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Providing a Helping Hand

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson, students create charts that display how corporate sponsorships benefit communities.
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MUSICAL MYSTERIES

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine how music can influence our feelings, describe things, and create special effects.
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Activity Plan 3-4: My Special Music

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students learn more about their classmates backgrounds as they swing and sway to lively rhythms. In this early childhood lesson plan, students listen and dance to a variety of music that reflects the various classroom cultures.
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Music Appreciation:

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Pupils list the four main families of musical instruments, name one instrument from each musical family, name three ways music is used in everyday life.
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Our Class Band

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students create a class band. In this music instructional activity, students are divided into four groups, the drums, woods, metals, and shakers. Students perform a song based upon the tune of "Old MacDonald."
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Japanese Music-Some Songs for Children

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore songs from Japan. In this music lesson, students listen to four Japanese folk songs and identify the characteristics of the music.
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Mexican Music

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore Mexican music. For this multicultural music lesson, students read the lyrics of songs such as "Poll Parrot" and sing along with a recording of the song. Students practice the pronunciation of Mexican lyrics.
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Rhythm - "Yankee Doodle Dandy"

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice rhythm and beat. In this music lesson, 1st graders sing and clap to the song "Yankee Doodle Dandy".  They find the rhythm of the music and practice making rhythm with other instruments.
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Dealing With Bullies

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students identify bullying behaviors and identify strategies for dealing with bullies. They participate in role-plays and discuss the experience later as a group. After role-playing scenarios provided by the teacher, students create...
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If You're Happy and You Know It

For Students K - 1st
In this English Language children's rhyme worksheet, students enhance their vocabulary and speaking skills by practicing the rhyme 'If You're Happy and You Know It.'