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Rhythm in a Box: The Story of the Cajon Drum

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Discover the rich cultural traditions and remarkable ingenuity of indigenous people and African slaves by learning about one of the most popular percussion instruments in the world today.
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Musical Instruments

For Students 2nd - 12th
Membranophones? Aerophones? How about strings? Percussion? You need not be a music instructor to benefit from a packet of 24 worksheets that introduce aspiring musicians to the various instrument families.
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Musical Instrument Families

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Using graphics, and an easy-to-understand format, this resource outlines the different kinds of instruments and their characteristics. This presentation could be used as an introduction to instruments for learners getting ready to...
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STOMP: A Study Guide

For Parents 3rd - 12th Standards
Imagine a show with no dialogue and no narrative, but only noise and confusion. And yet by the end of a performance, the entire audience is feeling the rhythm. Welcome to STOMP. Find out what all the noise is about with a study guide...
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Rhythm Jam

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Groups create, memorize, and perform for the class a 4 beats per measure rhythm pattern using percussion instruments including xylophones, rhythm sticks, and drums. The pattern is recorded on the worksheet provided in the resource.
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Applying Music to Literature

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Kids explore music, history, culture, and literature in a multi-faceted lesson plan. They discuss how both historical and cultural contexts shape music, art, and literature, and then apply these concepts as they engage in a listening...
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Drumming for Work and Play

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students move, dance, and listen to the art of the drum. In this drum lesson plan, students appreciate the drum as a word of art and communication, and decorate their own line drawing of an African drum.
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Night Herding Song

For Teachers 4th
Mirroring is the teaching technique used to instruct learners in this music lesson. They mirror the patted rhythm as it is done by the teacher, they work to create a rocking sound with the way they create rhythm and play their Orff...
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For Teachers 4th
Playing percussive instruments is fun! It also helps kids understand music instruction, rhythm, and playing together. The class uses Orff instruments to practice, then performs the song, "Achshav." The songs for this and other lessons...
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For Teachers 1st - 5th
Young scholars experiment and explore a variety of instruments and movements. They play rhythms on instruments, spell words using their bodies, act out the movements of a song, role-play machine parts as a group, pantomime an activity,...
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Percussion Composition

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students create and present a short composition. Using skills, techniques and processes, students select, combine and manipulate sound and silence.
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Rock Music

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students create percussion instruments using limestone and other rocks. They use instruments to perform a song.
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Stomp! Out Loud

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students, after viewing the video, "Stomp! Out Loud," explore and examine a collection of percussion, dance and movement routines. They assess the ideas of teamwork, creativity, responsibility and trust and then complete a worksheet of...
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Playing with Music

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Using instruments you provide or that they make themselves, your tiny learners dance and play along with music from around the world. You can challenge them to imitate rhythm patterns you make on a drum. Allow children to dance and...
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Be Like a Butterfly

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a musical accompaniment for a poem. In this musical expression lesson plan students use xylophones, percussion instruments and movements to go along with a poem. Students use the poem "Be Like a Butterfly".
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Percussion Instruments and Pitch

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students play string instruments to discover how the pitch changes on various string instruments.  In this pitch lesson, students listen to video clips and play an online music game.  Students become familiar with music vocabulary.
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What's the Noise?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students recognize various instruments and understand which instruments are percussion instruments. In this instruments instructional activity, students sort instruments by their sound and how its made. Students focus on percussion...
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Learning the Beat

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify gifts found in folktales. In this folktale lesson, students read the Hindi folktale "The Drum" and discuss the value of gifts such as time, talent, treasure, etc. Students also create drum beats.
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Dizzy Gillespie

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students compare and contrast two songs by Dizzy Gillespie and identify elements of bebop. They construct a Web page about Gillespie and his music.
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Play, Play, Play Your Instrument

For Teachers K - 1st
Students play classroom percussion instruments while they listen to music. They follow verbal/auditory clues to know when to play.
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study dotted eighth/sixteenth note rhythm pattern using percussion instruments and alternating from "corral to corral" in groups of 4-6. They play the pattern while listening to selected American western theme songs.
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A Stomping Good Time: Using Found Instruments and Invented Rhythms to Make Beautiful Music

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students work in small groups to use everyday objects to create performances inspired by the work of STOMP. They create a system of notation to document the music and movement of a 2-minute performance.
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"The Drum"

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read and discuss the folktale "The Drum" from India. They also answer story comprehension questions, complete an adjectives and verb worksheet, and label a map of India. Students sequence events from the story and make...
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Maracas Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create maracas. In this Cinco de Mayo lesson, 5th graders explore the history of Cinco de Mayo and design maracas made from paper mache. Numerous resources are provided for this lesson.