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27 reviewed resources for johann sebastian bach

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Draw Johann Sebastian Bach

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students sketch a portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach. In this portrait lesson, students discover the elements of drawing a face. Students manipulate curved lines and shading to create an original piece of art.
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Johann Sebastian Bach- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th
What does Johann Sebastian Bach have to do with Disney's Fantasia? Almost everything. Viewers are provided with a brief overview of Bach's life and works in this short, mini biography of the famous composer.
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Johan Sebastian Bach

For Students 4th - 5th
After reading a selection on the life of Johann Sebastian Bach, pupils utilize worksheets embedded in the packet in order to write a synopsis of his life's story. There is also a quiz on his life with questions such as: What instruments...
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Johann Sebastian Bach

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this music history worksheet, students read and analyze an article on Johann Sebastian Bach and then answer twelve comprehension questions about the composer.
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Composers in Music History

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
What do Johann Sebastian Bach and Miles Davis have in common? Much more than class members might imagine. The comparison of these two famous composers is just one lesson in a unit that investigates many facets of the music industry...
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Humor and Iconicity in Classical Music

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Scherzo, cappricio, divertimento, and rando are all addressed in this look into humor through this classical music presentation. The slide show is very basic, but has some good background on Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, and Bach. The...
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J.S. Bach (1685-1750): Sarabande and Gigue form Partita no.4 in D major, BWV 828

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
Challenge your music students with this instructional activity, which includes twenty-one questions about J.S. Bach's Sarabande and Gigue form Partita no.4 in D major, BWV 828. Students compare the two sections (bars 1-12, bars 13-38) by...
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The Enlightenment Spreads: CH 22

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Explore the Enlightenment period through literature, music, and autocratic rule. Each slide contains basic information on major Baroque, Classical, and political figures contemporary to the late 1700's and early 1800's. Vivaldi, Bach,...
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The Enlightenment: Matching #5

For Students 7th - 8th
The enlightenment was a time of growth for parts of the world, and its spirit inspired future generations. Learners match ten descriptions to the proper person or item definitive of the enlightenment. 
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the Baroque Period

For Teachers 8th
Baroque styles in music, together with trends in tone, melody, and form are summarized in these slides. The points given are short and relevant. There is only a small amount of information, so this would be best as an accompaniment to a...
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Composers and Their Countries

For Students K - 12th
How many of the world's greatest composers were born in Austria? Or Germany? Or the United States? An interactive map provides young musicians with information about prominent composers in the last few centuries, as well as the periods...
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Composers Timeline

For Students K - 12th
Take a quick tour through the last 350 years of music composition with an interactive timeline tool. As learners scroll through the years, they see which composers were born and working during the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern...
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Notable American Composers

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students visit web sites for each of the composersand listen to selections of each composer's music and place important dates of the composers into a pre-printed time line.
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Arts in a Spin Qualities of the Baroque Style

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the qualities of Baroque style by viewing a video about Bach. They listen to music of the era and explore the characteristics of excessive ornamentation, contrast and tension. They complete the included worksheets.
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Classical Music Appreciation (Grades K-2 / Lesson 4)

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the Finale to 'Brandenburg Concerto No. 3' by Bach. They listen to the musical piece, draw a picture while listening, count the beats, and complete a worksheet.
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SUITE FOR ORCHESTRA NO.3

For Teachers K
Students listen to a recording of Suite for Orchestra No. 3 by J. S. Bach, review and recognize basic musical instruments by sight, and begin to recognize sounds of some instruments.
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"Ricercare" from Musical Offering by J.S. Bach

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students sing pounds or partner songs. They listen for one melody in a polyphonic texture. Afterward, they use a pencil to draw the "shape" of the melody on paper.
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Classical Music Appreciation

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students, using excerpts from Bach's 'The Hunting Catata', examine the folk traditions of singing lullabies.
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The Best of Baroque

For Teachers 6th
Students study about listening strategies, as well as the culture, music and two prominent composers of the Baroque period, namely J.S. Bach and G.F. Handel. They demonstrate their understanding of the content through several assessments.
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Every Day Edit - George Frederick Handel

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this everyday editing activity, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about George Frederick Handel. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.
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Not Your Grandma's Music: A Lesson in Music History

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students experience and discuss the different musical periods such as Baroque, Classical and Romantic. In this music lesson, students discover musical theory and apply it to the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods. Students will...
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Classical Music for Kids

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this classical music worksheet, students explore classical music and classical musicians. Students read two passages and then unscramble instrument names.
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Germany : 1500-present

For Teachers 6th - 9th
In this German history study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the history of Germany from 1500 to the present.
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Comparison/Contrast Composer Study

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners choose two composers to research and complete a compare and contrast study of them. In this composer research lesson, students select two composers to research. Learners use Internet sources, the library, and music class...
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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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Music Appreciation:

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Pupils list the four main families of musical instruments, name one instrument from each musical family, name three ways music is used in everyday life.
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Music History: Part One

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the various music composers of the Baroque music period. They conduct Internet research, take notes about their selected composer, and write an essay that includes important information about their composer.

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