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Music Around the State: Sound and Place

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify and interpret the styles and elements of music in three major folk regions of Louisiana within specific traditional music genres. Then they hear the diversity of music in the state and identify the major genres of...
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Organizer
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Musical Elements Chart

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Louisiana musical landscape worksheet, students study 6 terms and their meanings as they pertain to music instruction to be used for further classroom activities.
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Discovering Generational Music Communities

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Louisiana musical landscape activity, students discover what generational music communities they belong to by answering 10 short answer questions.
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Organizer
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Moving to Music Self-Assessment

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Louisiana musical landscape worksheet, students evaluate that they learned about folk movement or dance by scoring themselves using on 18 performance elements.
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Interpreting Music Data Rubric

For Students 8th - 9th
In this interpreting music data rubric worksheet, students use this rubric as an assessment tool. It is designed to evaluate the students' music presentation.
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Careers in Music - Notetaking Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
In this musical landscape worksheet, learners follow the directions to answer 10 short answer questions after attending a musical performance, watching one on video, or listening to one on the radio.
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Sources of Generational Music

For Students 7th - 9th
For this Louisiana music history worksheet, students select two online readings from the "Louisiana Living Traditions" website to read. Upon completion of the readings, students explore what they learned in the articles and from...
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Jeopardy - Louisiana's Musical Landscape

For Students 8th - 9th
In this Louisiana musician jeopardy game worksheet, students write names or items that pertain to information they know on Louisiana musicians in a jeopardy type game to test their knowledge on that topic.
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Organizer
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Writing a Music Review

For Students 7th - 10th
In this graphic organizer worksheet, students read a music review, watch a traditional music performance or listen to a sound recording from the "Louisiana Folklife Program" website, and review notes about careers in music. Students...
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Careers in Music - Interview Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
In this careers in music instructional activity, students choose a musician to interview by asking them 10 short answer questions ranging from training they have had to why they enjoy being a musician.
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Organizer
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Music Prove It Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
In this musical genre worksheet, students identify the region of Louisiana that the listed musical examples come from based on research they have completed with a proof statement to defend their selections.
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Organizer
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Musical Elements Chart Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
In this music elements worksheet, students listen to several songs listed on the Louisiana Voices Traditional Music Examples Resource Sheet and select some to review using the chart provided.
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Organizer
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Musical Elements Chart - Page 2

For Students 6th - 8th
In this music elements worksheet, students listen to several songs listed on the Louisiana Voices Traditional Music Examples Resource Sheet and select some to review using the chart provided.
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Moving to Music Self-Discovery

For Students 6th - 8th
In this moving to music activity, students brainstorm about the types of movement they do when listening to music with a group of people. Then students select one of those movements and answer 14 short answer questions.
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Diamante Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Louisiana musical landscape worksheet, students write their Diamante poem that demonstrates the differences between two types of traditional music by following the 7 steps.
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Listening Log - Community Soundscapes

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Louisiana musical landscape activity, students identify kinds of sounds heard, sources of sound, and descriptions of sounds in a graphic organizer.
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Organizer
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Music Genres and Venues Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
In this musical genre worksheet, students identify the region of Louisiana that the listed musical example come from based on research they have completed.
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Organizer
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Things I Know About Generational Music

For Students 7th - 9th
In this generational music worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer with information about music that appeals to various age groups. Students further explore generational music by answering seven short answer questions .
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Organizer
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Music Web Quest Record Sheet

For Students 6th - 8th
In this web quest record sheet worksheet, students keep track of essential information about music websites according to traditions, cultural groups, and musical styles.
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Generational Music Communities Survey

For Students 6th - 8th
In this generational music communities survey learning exercise, students team up with another classmate and interview then using the 10 short answer questions provided on the learning exercise.
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Organizer
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Listening Log - Music Around Me

For Students 6th - 8th
In this listening log worksheet, students access several Internet sites to listen to music about which they record important information and write reflections on it to be shared with their classmates.
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Careers in Music - Letter Writing Checklist

For Students 8th - 9th
In this careers in music learning exercise, students choose a person who works in a music career that interests them. They write a letter to this person asking for more information about his or her career.
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Found Poem - Found Song, page 2

For Students 8th - 9th
For this Louisiana musical landscape poem and song worksheet, students analyze a poem about the Mississippi River and Cajun music to learn more about the musical landscape in Louisiana.
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Listening Logs Rubric

For Students 7th - 8th
In this listening log rubric worksheet, students are assessed on their understanding of and presentation on musical landscapes through several categories: Locating and Collecting, Listening and Responding, Analyzing and Interpreting,...