Patriotic Music Teacher Resources

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Arranging Patriotic Songs for Chorus

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the melody of a patriotic song by playing it on the piano and having them sing it back to the teacher and are assigned a specific patriotic song to arrange for voices. They create their own four-part choral arrangement...
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Patriotic Music: Three Cheers for the Red, White & Blue

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the patriotic songs of the 1940's and compare them to those of today. They identify elements that classify a song as patriotic, listen to several examples and complete Venn diagrams contrasting different examples.
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Patriotic Songs

For Teachers 1st
First graders recognize patriotic songs of America. For this historical music lesson, 1st graders discuss the historical background of the song "Yankee Doodle" and repeat the lyrics after the instructor. Students read the lyrics to the...
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Anonymous Patriots: Songs of the Revolution

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Give your class a deeper understanding of the context and meaning behind early American song lyrics. By reading the lyrics to "Yankee Doodle" and  "Revolutionary Tea," high schoolers will practice analysis by examining the structure and...
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Let Freedom Sing: A patriotic Program for Grades 1-6

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Young scholars understand information and stories contained in patriotic songs. In this patriotic music lesson, students participate in grade appropriate lessons to understand the music and lyrics of patriotic songs. Young scholars...
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Singing Patriotic Music

For Teachers K - 4th
Students sing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of patriotic music, including "America" and "The Star Spangled Banner," to sing expressively with appropriate dynamics, phrasing, and interpretation.
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"Land That We Love"

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students perform song using correct posture, correct rhythms, and accurate pitches, then correctly identify and perform repeats and multiple endings. They discuss the purpose and meaning of patriotic songs.
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Literature

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study phrases, poetry and myths of Ancient Greece and Rome in these lessons.
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Patriotic Songs - Social Studies Lesson Plan

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students demonstrate the recognition of patriotic songs and the use persuasive language.
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Showing Patriotism Through Music

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore various types of patriotic music. They conduct Internet research on the composer and historical background of a selected patriotic song, and create and present a Powerpoint presentation to the class.
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Yankee Doodle... More than Just a Catchy Tune

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners investigate the history of patriotic music and practice singing the tunes with classmates.  In this U.S. History lesson, students examine lyrics of the traditional song "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and discuss the differing points of...
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Arranging Patriotic Music for Instruments

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers arrange a short piano composition for a group of four to six instruments of their choice. The musical arrangements should be then demonstrated and analyzed by the class as a unit study.
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America the Beautiful

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
"America the Beautiful" is the text used for a comprehension activity that asks readers to identify the American values reflected in Katharine Lee Bates' song.
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Music Dynamics - America the Beautiful

For Teachers 1st
First graders sing America the Beautiful and understand the words to the song.  In this singing social studies lesson, 1st graders become familiar with the images and vocabulary in America the Beautiful while singing the words.
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Let Freedom Sing: A Patriotic Program for Grades 1 - 6

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners explore the history, meaningful background, and significance of Patriotic songs in the eight lessons of this unit. Each of the different grade levels experience a different amount of lessons all culminating in a Patriotic Program.
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Land That We Love

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils perform "Land that We Love" using correct posture, correct rhythms, and accurate pitches. Emphasis is also placed on analyzing the purpose and meaning of patriotic songs. Students correctly identify and perform repeats and...
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Pictures say a 1000 words

For Teachers K - 8th
Students illustrate a patriot song through a student created art slide show for a patriotic holiday event. They display their slide show in their Veteran's Day program. The words and pictures were choreographed to be together. This...
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Patriotic Performance

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scholars participate in a patriotic performance. In this patriotic lesson, students sing, do reader's theater, tell historic facts and joke. This lesson includes several attachments including the script that was used. 
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Analyzing Memorial Songs

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Music can transcend time and space, and turn your emotions with the drop of a well-crafted melody. Explore the impact that a memorial song can have with a activity that includes songs written after 9/11. Middle schoolers analyze lyrics,...
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"The Star-Spangled Banner"

For Teachers K - 5th
Students perform a song using correct posture, correct rhythms, and accurate pitches. They read musical notation and lyrics of various patriotic tunes, analyze the purpose and meaning of patriotic songs, discuss the social and cultural...
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Songs of War

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the relationship between real events and popular culture. They analyze the parts of a patriotic song and its impact on a society. They write their own song to end the lesson.
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Music - Lesson 3 - Orchestra

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study the four families of orchestral instruments and patriotic songs in this unit of lessons.
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Creating a Memorial Day Poster Poem

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Does your class know about the meaning of Memorial Day? Discuss the history of the holiday in this lesson, which prompts elementary and middle schoolers to create word webs of ideas about the holiday. Additionally, they create poems...
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Mixed Blessings

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the recent federal appeals court decision finding the Pledge of Allegiance unconstitutional. They further investigate the notions of constitutionality and separation between church and state by analyzing a patriotic...