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Melodic Phrases

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Melodic phrases in pieces of music are the focus of this music lesson. Young musicians study melodic phrases in vocal and instrumental music pieces. They listen to a variety of musical examples in order to identify the different phrases...
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Rock Music

For Teachers 8th
Only boys like Rock n' Roll. That's not so! Eighth graders consider the origin of rock music as well as some associated stereotypes. They discuss who listens to rock music, when it originated, and then they analyze some current pop...
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Parallel Harmonies

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What is a parallel harmony? You and your class can explore musical terminology through song. You define what a parallel harmony is, the class identifies parallel harmony in music they hear, and then you all sing some examples together....
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Set a Poem to Music

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Fun awaits both you and your class as you embark on a musical activity. After discussing different rhythmic meters they choose a poem to set to music. The poem must rhyme and be set to a melody in the key of C Major. Because the activity...
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Kindergarten Music Lesson

For Teachers K
Singing, clapping, moving up and down with the melody, it all sounds like a great music instructional activity. Kinder-musicians sing three different songs to practice memory, speaking, and movement skills. They'll move to the melody,...
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Arts and culture: Music-to sing a round

For Teachers 6th
Singing in a round can be a lot of fun and apparently conveys the concept of musical phrasing and melody. Budding musicians sing three South African songs as rounds. They discuss cultural diversity and musical concepts such as timbre,...
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Simple Chordal Harmony

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Practice makes perfect, especially when playing a musical instrument. This lesson plan examines simple chordal harmony, melody, and playing with accompaniment. Learners listen to a series of songs that exemplify the concept then play a...
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Singing Popular Songs

For Teachers 8th
After learning a little bit about Louis Armstrong, jazz, and the elements of music, kids sing the song, "What a Wonderful World." They then discuss the nature of pop music, choose a current pop song to practice, and sing that song like a...
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A Musical Composition Experience

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Upper graders having skills in music performance will extend their abilities through creative musical composition. They'll use Finale 2000 to explore facets of music composition, they'll then compose a piece for their instrument in C, F,...
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General Music: Grades 4 & 5

For Teachers 4th - 5th
The story behind the Star Spangled Banner sets off this singing and music lesson. Emergent singers study facts about Francis Scott Key and his famous song, they then discuss and practice singing the first verse paying close attention to...
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Music of Japan

For Teachers 7th - 9th
My, how Japan has changed! From Hogaku to karaoke, this slide show provides an overview of the culture, instruments, and periods of transition through Japanese music. Here you will find 21 text-rich slides which are great for note taking.
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Music and Animation: 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Music has been used to convey thoughts, feelings, and the human condition for thousands of years. Your class will analyze several songs hear in the animated classic, "Charlie Brown." They will listen to several jazz pieces from the show,...
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Learning How to Sing Rounds

For Teachers K - 6th
Learn about rounding by reciting songs alongside classmates, discovering the difference between singing together and singing in canon. For this musical lesson, students discover what a "round" is and the melodic effect it can have on a...
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Critical and Creative Expression

For Teachers 8th
Budding musicians discuss African culture and the musical term, polyphony. The lesson is broken into several tables that help identify pattern, rhythm, harmony, and melody. A question sheet is also included.
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Upward and Downward Motion of Melody

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the notion of upward and downward melody motion. They hum, sing, and listen as the melody moves up and down. To show what they know, they put their thumbs up or down as the melody shifts.
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Hello Girls

For Teachers 9th
Ninth grade girls get together to sing the song Hello Girls. They warm up with common voice exercises then work to maintain melody, harmony, pitch and tone. 
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Melody: A Very Important Element of Music

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
As part of an exploration of music, this clear and simple presentation could be a useful tool. It could be used in a music class or in a regular classroom as part of a discussion of the topic. Some of the topics defined include notes and...
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Melody: A Very Important Element of Music

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Notes, lines, and spaces are the theme of this presentation. This is a basic lesson on music elements. As a first foray into music, this would be adequate, but it could be enhanced with additional information if so desired.
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Rewording Nursery Rhymes

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders write a song.  In this melody lesson, 3rd graders discuss their favorite nursery rhymes.  Students sing two songs and compare their melodies.  Students use the melody of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star to write a Thanksgiving...
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Chinese New Year Song and Dance

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars identify phrases within a song. In this Chinese New Year lesson plan students listen to a story about Chinese New Year and "Song of the Dragon". Young scholars each write a phrase from the song on a slip of paper and as a...
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I Spy Poetry

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify and interpret the rhythm and form of the I Spy poem. They then integrate art, music, literature, technology, and writing with poetry. Students also write their own poem based on the picture they printed from the I Spy...
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Going Up and Down

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders listen to and compare music to gain understanding of melodic direction in song, discuss types of movement in song, sing song while moving to it, and create movements that show pitches of melody moving upward, downward, or...
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"Let's Write a Song"

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders analyze, brainstorm and practice playing a melody/pattern with rhythm, tempo, dynamics, and instrumental pieces of many styles. In addition, they create an original piece of music.
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Improvising Music

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars watch "The Greatest TV Moments: Sesame Street Music A to Z" and improvise melodic and rhythmic embellishments for the song "O What A Beautiful Morning" or "Rubber Duckie."