Religious Music Teacher Resources

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Medieval Church Music

For Students 6th - 8th
Do you have a little extra time to fill? This quick and creative activity can accent a music or medieval history lesson. Learners use the Latin phrases to create a tune fit for any medieval church. 
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Gregorian Chant

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students sing the Gregorian Chant which is church music that was chanted in the Middle Ages. In this chanting lesson plan, students participate in the chant and learn it's history.
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Famous African Americans: Duke Ellington

For Students 3rd Standards
Duke Ellington was one of the most prominent and exciting jazz musicians of the 20th century. After reading a brief passage on the famous composer, readers answer 10 reading response questions.
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High Renaissance

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Peek into the past and meet some famous Renaissance men. You'll learn about the great works and accomplishments of four contributors to the Renaissance legacy. Raphael, Michelangelo, Palestrina, and Di Vinci are all discussed in this...
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students study the life and music of the composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. They practice listening for the downbeat of a musical selection. They participate in a physical exercise where they march around in a circle and clap to the...
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Music of Russia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Music around the globe may sound different, but it always tends to function partly as a mode of communicating religion, rights of passage, and oral tradition. Delve into the world of Russian music. Folk, peasant, Cossack, and orchestral...
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Johann Sebastian Bach

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this music history worksheet, students read and analyze an article on Johann Sebastian Bach and then answer twelve comprehension questions about the composer.
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Creating Community - A Function Of Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the physical and human impacts of community design. They identify traditional neighborhood design elements and evaluate them with features of conventional suburban development.
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African-American Gospel Music

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars examine gospel music including the lyrics and instrumentation. They explain the meaning of the lyrics and how they are related to the cultural values associated with the music. They differentiate between gospel and...
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VH1 Driven: Jamie Foxx

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils compare and contrast Jamie Foxx's early musical career with the careers of J.S. Back and F.J. Haydn. They watch and discuss a segment of "VH1 Driven: Jamie Foxx," listen to a hymn, and complete a worksheet.
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Modes in Music

For Students 9th - 11th
In this musical modes worksheet, students review the modes in melodic compositions. They review a chart of the authentic and plagal modes. They review a melody using the information that is given about the notes that are used. There are...
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Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished" by Franz Schubert

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students review vocabulary words and look at a piece of art work with one subject and play any or all of the familiar musical examples listed. They then identify the melody of each example and make a comparison between the art subject...
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Flight of the Bumblebee (Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov)

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this classics for kids worksheet, students explore classical music. Students read about Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and the Flight of the Bumblebee, listen to music and pick out instruments they hear in the music.
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The Newars and the Tamang

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers list three unique characteristics of the Newars and the Tamang, and locate on a map of Nepal where the Newars and the Tamang live.
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The Turn of the Nineteenth Century: Lifestyles and Cultures

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Student reflect on the differences between the life of children in the early nineteenth century and their lives in the present. They demonstrate these differences by creating a drawing of "then and now." In addition, they create a...

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