Multicultural Music Teacher Resources

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Multicultural Music: Israel

For Teachers 2nd
Do a grapevine to the left, lift your hands in the air, and sing out, "Hey!" These are the steps second graders will do when they sing and dance the Israeli folk song, "Achshav.”  They will explore the concept of multicultural music and...
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Multicultural Music Connections

For Teachers 3rd
Native American music is fun to listen to and great to play. Third graders get multiculturally inspired as they discuss musical sounds from around the globe, then play a few traditional Native American instruments. 
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Polyrhythmic Drumming Styles: Japan and Brazil

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners explore cyclic patterns in drumming style. In this multicultural music lesson plan, students listen to and compare Taiko and Samba drumming styles and complete a compare/contrast worksheet.
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Tracking the Monster: Ashley Judd and Indie.Arie Confront AIDS in Africa - Lesson 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students gain a better understanding of the AIDS worldwide epidemic. They see how music is connected to other aspects of our lives and our world. They listen to and discuss multicultural 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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American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this instructional activity, high schoolers will examine Hawaii's issues of colonization, authority, authenticity and cultural identity, and understand the distinction between native and non-native Hawaiians. This instructional...
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Heart to Heart

For Students 3rd - 7th
Study heart health and math in one activity. After measuring their resting heart rates by finding the pulse in their wrists, learners build a stethoscope to listen to their heart rate, and note the differences between the two methods.
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Aesthetics and Affect in Music from Around the World

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore traditional music of different societies around the world by listening to number of different musical recordings, discuss how music makes them feel, examine how music is central to cultural traditions, and compose...
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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.