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Music and Emotion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the various emotions created by different types of music. They Identify role of music in creating various emotions for film and television . They observe and practice various ways of playing percussion instruments. They...
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Lesson: The Power of Music

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The sounds of the past echo through art and our social understanding. Will the sounds of today echo into the future? Learners discuss the cultural and social impact of music, then analyze the art on an African Drum. They develop...
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The Strength of Native American Music

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What is American Roots music? Examine the relationship between music, culture, and history as it relates to America. Middle schoolers will discuss how one can use music to survive culturally. They will also discover the role of music in...
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Tone Poem Composing Project

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners explore role of music in storytelling by watching and discussing effect music has on perception of scene from movie, and using Sibelius program to compose single excerpt of music, considering dynamics, timbre, and articulation,...
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Music and Early Man

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Creative projects are great ways to increase interest in topical research. Middle schoolers learning about primitive life styles in the Americas explore the importance of music to hunter gatherers. They research and create musical...
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Island Maracas

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars listen to Caribbean folk music and discuss maracas and their role in music. They construct and design pairs of maracas using paper mache, then perform a Puerto Rican folk song using their maracas.
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Mutability Questions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this poetry analysis activity, students read the poem "Mutability," by William Wordsworth and then respond to 6 discussion questions. The questions require students to consider the role of religion and the impact of sudden change as...
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Do You Really Know What Wealth Is?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners examine what it means to have wealth-a concept that turns out to be philosophical as well as economic-and examine the importance of music. They examine the concepts of wealth in Mali and in the United States and consider the...
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The Vietnam War and Protest Music

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a must-have resource for your Vietnam War curriculum file. Class members view a PowerPoint that details the background of the conflict and then examines the reasons for and the effects of protest songs on American attitudes toward...
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The Role of Music in Time of War

For Students 9th
For this music and war worksheet, 9th graders read about the instruments and the types of music the are popular during times of war. They read about the Big Band era that took place during World War II before answering 5 associated...
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Music: Accompanying "In the Window"

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discover the role of musical accompaniment to songs. Using the Jewish folk song, "In the Window," they accompany it with bells, triangles, and finger cymbals. Students listen to the recording and identify what they hear at...
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The Role of Music and Musicians in Different Cultures

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders discuss how a song can represent a culture or part of a culture and the role of the musician. They will discuss and prepare projects that compare and contrast the music to be performed for an audience.
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Eighteenth-Century Music and Dance

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scholars discuss the role of music and dance in 18th century Virginia. They take part in the performance of an 18th century dance, and compare dance as a part of the culture in colonial times and as a part of today's culture.
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Cats And Dogs

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Young learners are very interested in animals and in having an animal as a pet. Use this instructional activity to help them explore the world of cats and dogs through role-play, music, and art. A big part of the instructional activity...
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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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African Women: Their Roles and Music

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore music by African women. In this African society instructional activity, students compare and contrast the roles of African and American women. Students listen to music by African women and analyze the lyrics of the music.
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Dance and differently Abled People

For Teachers 8th
There are some good ideas for dance warm ups, cool downs, and movement activities, but the focus is a bit odd. The class discusses that differently abled people like to dance too. Pupils feel what it's like for deaf or blind people to...
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Lomax the Songhunter

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write in their journals about the role of music in their lives. They discuss the media's use of music and watch a video clip about someone who prohibited the use of music. They create an illustration to show the folklife in...
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Connecting to Colonial Music

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students listen to songs from the French and Indian War period. They answer questions about the song and identify any historical terms. They examine the role of music in their own lives.
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No Title

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the role of music in a variety of situations including life experiences, celebrations, functions and special events. They also identify ways in which the principles and disciplines taught in school are interrelated...
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We Are Super-Duper!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the concept that each person is unique, special and valuable and assess how to express that concept with positive attitudes through role play, music and art. They email a friend or family member a special message...
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Music And War

For Students 5th - 6th
In this music learning exercise, students read 4 paragraphs of information about music and wars. Students learn the 4 main roles of music in wartime. Students answer 5 questions.
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Web Puts Undiscovered Musicians, Listeners In Tune

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students read an article from USA Today about technology and the music business. In this news article lesson, students read an article about failed musicians and their new roles in music and technology. Students discuss the article and...
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Musical Freeze Improvisions

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students are introduced to the process of creating story from movement through improvisation and invention. When the music is playing, they move. When the music stops, the students freeze. A discussion on the role that music plays in the...

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