Music Teacher Resources

Showcase why music, like language, distinguishes us as humans. Through vocals, instruments and cultural connotations, play to the tune of your classroom.
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Turning Assets into Action in the Fight Against Hunger

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How can one person change the world? Scholars research and analyze the topic of world hunger. Using video clips, parodies, and primary source evidence, they uncover a current campaign to end world hunger. Collaborative groups openly...
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Classical Music Appreciation (Grades 5-6 / Lesson 3)

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Pupils, using excerpts from Chopin's 'Waltz in C Minor', explore the waltz form and discuss how art and culture are shaped by historical events.
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Exploring Musical Form Through Performing, Movement, and Listening

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders sing, listen to and create movements for a variety of songs and pieces that have AB form and verse-refrain form. Classmates create movements for an unfamiliar two-part song. They practice their movements, and then perform...
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Simple Gifts

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Young scholars explore music. They practice singing with correct posture. Students practice reading music using the correct rhythms. Young scholars also learn the intervals Major 3rd and Major 6th.
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Musical Note Identification

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students go to www.musictheory.net and click on Lessons and then click on The Staff, Clefs, and Ledger Lines. Have them read through the activity at their own pace, clicking on the "next" arrow when they are ready for the next page.
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Moving to the Beat of the Heart

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read an article about the circulatory system and complete comprehension questions. They determine their resting heart rates, write in science notebooks and develop graphic organizers to record their observations.
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Love a Culture: Dance to Its Music!

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders practice four different cultural or traditional (folk) dances and participate in whole-class and small-group discussions that invite critical thinking to draw inferences. Students choose specific countries or regions to...
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And the Beat Goes On...

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students respond to the Indian folktale, The Drum. In this philanthropy lesson, students reflect upon the folktale and demonstrate ways one person can make a difference in the world. Students construct a Powerpoint presentation as a...
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Musical Plates

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this earthquakes learning exercise, learners read about earthquakes by clicking on the links, and answer short answer questions about them. Students complete 3 questions.
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Musical Instruments - Woodwinds

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students assemble and examine typical European orchestral woodwind instruments, determine how the instruments change pitch, identify common orchestral woodwind instruments by sound, and research a non-Euro-centric woodwind instrument in...
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Consumer Product Testing Experiment

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
Project-based learning is featured in a lesson that has class groups using a variety of Google tools to conduct consumer product testing experiments. After deciding on a topic, groups formulate a question, select a target group, develop...
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Introduction to Real Numbers

For Students 9th - 12th
What kind of numbers are real numbers? Viewers first review the classification of real numbers in the concept video. A problem video then covers the definition of absolute value.
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ABCs for You and Me

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
The alphabet is the focus of a lesson that challenges scholars to identify letters through hands-on activities. Young readers go alphabet fishing using alphabet cards, paper clips, magnets, and poles. A read-aloud of your favorite...
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The Sorcerer's Apprentice

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders listen to "The Sorcerer's Apprentice". Using the music, they identify the high and low parts in the orchestal composition. They compare the elements of a story to the piece of music and respond to the music and state how...
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Recorder Lesson

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders place the notes B, A, and G on the staff and compose his/her own music. Students share their piece of music with a partner and play on a recorder.
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Karaoke

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students sing Karaoke.  In this Karaoke music lesson, students practice reading song lyrics to increase fluency. Students perform using a Karaoke machine.