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Theater Arts/Creative Movement Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a series of five exercises intended to bring movement, dance, and theater into the classroom. Intended for special ed classes, but appropriate for any grade, learners will pantomime, play pretend, dance, move, and create...
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Visualization of Rhythms in 4/4

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Counting the beats in a measure can be a kinesthetic process. Four chairs are placed in a row, each one represents a beat or count in 4/4 time. Kids sit in the chairs and act as quarter notes. When a child is removed, the rhythm changes...
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Finding Your Pulse Rate

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders demonstrate how to find their pulse and count the beats after a certain amount of time. In cooperative pairs, 5th graders use a stopwatch to keep track of their partner's heart rate in seconds. Pairs make a graph from their...
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Math Problem Solving Using Musical Rhythms

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders review musical notes. For this music measures lesson, 3rd graders identify the correct number of beats in a measure using permutations. Students use whole, half, quarter, and eighth notes to complete worksheets.
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Instruments in Action

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore different types of instruments. In this music measure and music beats lesson, students classify instruments. Students show eight measures and four beats through speaking, moving and playing.
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The Cookie Jar

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Here is a simple music game for first and second graders. The game uses the song, "Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?" All of the students clap to the beat while singing the tune. The object of the game is not to miss a single...
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Beat the Beat!

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students develop a sense of pulse by listening to music with strong beats. In this music beats lesson, students listen to marching band music examples. Students then practice showing the beat while listening to the song.
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Valentine Heart Game

For Teachers 1st
First graders listen to a song. In this rhythm and beats lesson plan, 1st graders sing the song "Love Somebody", clap the beat, clap the rhythm patterns and improvise their own patterns for the song.
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Musical Rhythm and Pulse

For Students 4th - 5th
For this music worksheet, learners examine the use of rhythm and pulse in musical pieces. They practice clapping beats that include rests in the given rhythm boxes. They compose their own beat in a rhythm box.
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For Teachers 3rd
Third graders recognize and identify the three types of balance. They analyze and identify the type of balance used in various works of art. Students create a symmetrically balanced work of art. They use a ruler, shape templates, an...
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Munchy Music and Musical Money

For Teachers K - 5th
Students, using various media such as M & M's, Skittles, or pennies, create notes on lined pieces of paper. Once they have created several notes on various lines, the teacher asks each student to sing (or hum) their melody....
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Rhythm, Beats, Pitch

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders demonstrate keeping a steady beat to music. They sing melodic patterns and recognize the rhythm in a song. Students sing with accurate pitch and good breath support. They perform eighth, quarter, and half notes through...
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Jazz and Math: The Beat Goes On

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students collect real data through listening, counting and timing jazz pieces.They use ratios, rates, and proportions to report collected data and demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of rhythm and tempo in music.
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3-5: Rhythm Beginnings

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore tempo.  In this rhythm beginnings lesson, students differentiate between steady and unsteady beats.  Students clap a variety of tempo and then move to the tempo of a song. 
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For Teachers Higher Ed
Students view the hand out, "The Importance of Being Ernest" script. They discuss the meaning of "beats" in that plays are divided into scenes, into beats, each with its beginning, middle, and end. They take turns playing the different...
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An Apple Themed Instrument Activity

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars, depending on their ages, learn about rhythm, keeping time with music and the beats various poetry suggests. Using a poem about apples, the teacher instructs students about beats and keeping time to music.
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Illustration # 1: Source of Illustration

For Teachers K
Students play a game of imitating steady beats by mimicking the instructor. They use drums and repeat the game by echoing rhythmic patterns. The patterns may vary in degree of difficulty according to each individual's ability.
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Form, Rhythm, and Melodic Motives: Fiber

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students examine basic song form and 4/4 meter. They sing a song about diet and nutrition while identifying examining the rhythm of the song. They discuss why fruit and fiber are important to health.
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For Teachers 3rd
Third graders incorporate two formal music lessons into the core curriculum. They study whole notes and rests, syllables of the musical scale and practice singing.
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Rhythm Pizza

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students make a real pizza and add rhythm toppings. They make sure that each piece of pizza has 4 beats. Each note show how many beats it receives underneath and each piece of pizza must have a number sentence verifying they have the...