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A Musical Accent Activity

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Budding instrumentalists take on the task of reading accent marks and playing them correctly. They practice playing the provided rhythm or beat, focusing on emphasizing notes that have accents over them. The handout included provides...
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Identifying the Beat

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders listen to various songs. For this musical properties lesson, 6th graders work in groups to identify musical selections, practice tapping the beat, review time signatures, and identify the meter of different songs.
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"Spring" From The Four Seasons

For Students 4th - 6th
By utilizing this classical music worksheet, upper elementary children listen to "Spring" from The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi. They will read a biography of the composer and answer four multiple choice questions. Students follow a...
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Dynamic Fun!

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students explore musical dynamics.  In this music lesson, students define musical terms that relate to dynamics.  Students sing "Little Bunny Foo-Foo" and apply the written dynamics to their singing voices. Students use specific body...
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Dynamics

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders recognize and identify the three types of balance. They analyze and identify the type of balance used in various works of art. Students create a symmetrically balanced work of art. They use a ruler, shape templates, an...
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Why Do We See Illusions?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are your eyes really playing tricks on you, or is it just your brain's natural evolution to handle natural stimuli occurring in real life?  Theoretical neurobiologist Mark Changizi explores the complexities of our eyes and our brain's...
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Instrumental Rehearsals for Excellence - Lesson 3

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify some characteristics of successful music teachers and rehearsals. They develop a list of criteria for evaluating the quality of a performance, and apply those criteria to a specific performance.
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'Cross the Wide Missouri

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students perform a song, identify melodies, and discuss the history of folk songs.
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VH1 All Access Spotlight: Josh Groban

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss the lyrics to You Raise Me Up, sung by Josh Groban, and identify the structure and markings in the song that show expressive qualities. They explore how composers use musical concepts to show meaning and mood in a...
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VH1 Storytellers for Save the Music Starring Billy Joel

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine recordings of Billy Joel.
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What's the Difference?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils explore the differences between acoustic and digital pianos. In this music lesson, students listen to an acoustic piano and digital piano. Pupils play both types of pianos and discuss the differences.
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DO YOU REMEMBER?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore where a melody and melody fragments enter different voice parts, and adjusts dynamically to enable the listener to perceive these events. Each student uses a rubric to make critical evaluations of the performances.
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Lesson Connections

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders sing alone, with others and practice a varied repertoire of music. They have to sing using appropriate timbre, diction, and pesture, all while maintaining a steady tempo. Singly expressively, with appropriate dynamics,...
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Stylistic Aspects of Spiritual Singing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students sight-read a piece of music and analyze two unfamiliar pieces of music. They discuss performance aspects of a piece of music.
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African American Poetry: Family and Traditions

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students are introduced to the elements of African-American poetry. As a class, they are read different types of poems to discover there are different styles of poems and practice rhyming words. They share information on their family...
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Orfeo: Sinfonie e Ritornelli

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students identify the dramatic expression made by performance and how it relates to the content of the story L'Orfeo. They determine the form of orchestra and each instrumental group within the orchestra for this piece.

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