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The Conductor's Cookbook

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explain the role of music conductors, discriminate between musical elements, perform several conducting motions to achieve the desired results. They, in pairs, access a website imbedded in this plan to play some games about music.
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Rock the Rocky Road

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders keep a steady beat, pay attention to tempo and watch the conductor.
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Conductors- Gustav Mahler

For Students 9th
In this musical conductors worksheet, 9th graders read about Gustav Mahler, nineteenth European conductor. They use this information and further research to answer 10 questions about his life and accomplishments.
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"Mambo" from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students encounter and study "Mambo" from "West Side Story," by Leonard Bernstein. They practice utilizing musical elements (instrumentation, tempo, and dynamics) to create a certain mood for a scene with music. Each student interprets...
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Conductor, Composer and Jazz Trumpeter

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students investigate the life and education of current conductor, composer, and jazz musician Thara Memory in this 50-minute lesson introducing a two day unit. A video of Thara is included.
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Music: Sounds on the Farm

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Singing is a great way to build memory, music, and verbal communication skills. Little ones sing the song, "Old Mac Donald had a Farm." They make the sounds of each animal on the farm paying attention to signaling cues, singing high, and...
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Alligator Craft Paper Bag Puppet

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students make paper bag puppets. They use the puppets as a story teller and reader. Students use the puppets to ask questions during and after reading. They assemble their own puppet. Students use the puppets to introduce new themes,...

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