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18 resources with the keyterm drums

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Drumming for Work and Play

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Pupils 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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Catch the Gullah Beat: Rhythm and Percussion

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore the Gullah culture. In this social studies lesson, students construct and play instruments similar to those of the Gullah people.
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Talking Drums

For Teachers K - 12th
Students study African percussion. For this music lesson, students explore Africa's sounds as they discover tonal language, talking drum, message drum, the relationship between talking drums and tonal language, and how to change the...
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Baga Drum

For Teachers K - 12th
Students draw and design a musical instrument that incorporates a human figure or animal. In this musical lesson plan, students will discover the differences between African drums. This lesson plan is designed for elementary, middle,...
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Sounds Like Science - Drums

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students see that understanding how sound is produced makes it possible for us to manipulate it so we can decrease the number of unpleasant sounds we encounter. They make a drum to explore the concepts of force, pitch and volume.
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Exploring the Families of Instruments

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students research and analyze how each of the four families of instruments make or create the family specific sounds. They create their own drums, and play the instruments as a group activity.
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Our Class Band

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students play percussion instruments that have been divided into four groups and perform to 'Old MacDonald Had a Farm'. In this percussion performance lesson, students identify percussion instruments divided into four categories....
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The Percussion Family

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders complete a unit to learn about the percussion family and African and Latin drumming. In this percussion lesson plan, 2nd graders complete 9 lessons to learn about the percussion family. Students learn to use shakers and...
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Playing the Tub-la

For Teachers K - 6th
Students learn background information about the tabla. In this tabla lesson, students build and play their own tabla. Students relate this information to other percussion instruments. Students gain understanding of timbre of an instrument.
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Drums and Sound

For Teachers K - 1st
Through discussion, demonstration, and observation of performances by drum groups, students discover how vibrations create sounds. Through exploration students can infer that when drums are struck they make noise due to vibrations.
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Talking Drum Game - Teaching Rhythm and Movement

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students follow the drum beats with their feet. If the drum beat is a skipping pattern, then they should skip around the room. If the pattern is soft, then they tip-toe around the room. The students experience what rhythm feels like...
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Chinese Dragon Drum Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 6th
Students research the significance of drums and the color red in Chinese culture. They make a replica of a Chinese drum using construction paper and art materials. They examine pictures of Chinese drums before decorating the ones which...
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Reason for Rhythm

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine percussive music. In this music lesson plan, 6th graders examine various types of percussive music and instrument. Students create their own world rhythm instruments.
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Coffee Can Drum

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students create and decorate a drum made from a coffee can.
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Tina Singu

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders experience being introduced to and practicing the xylophone/bass metallophone parts to Tina Singu. They transform the beat pattern to drums and the eighth notes to shakers. Singing along with the instruments is a must...
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Light, Sound and Energy

For Teachers 4th - 5th
The students will be given opportunities to work independently and in teacher-directed situations to study and discover the many facets of light and sound, and the uses of energy in our environment. The grade 4 students will learn the...
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Drum Set: Print and Color

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this word recognition worksheet, students trace the words "drum set", write the words independently, and color the picture of a drum set.
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The Acoustics House

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study how drums produce sound by building and playing a simple drum. They measure the diameter of their can, then mark a circle two inches larger in diameter on their piece of plastic with the marker or chalk, and cut out the...