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Multicultural Music Connections

For Teachers 3rd
Native American music is fun to listen to and great to play. Third graders get multiculturally inspired as they discuss musical sounds from around the globe, then play a few traditional Native American instruments. 
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Multicultural Music: Israel

For Teachers 2nd
Do a grapevine to the left, lift your hands in the air, and sing out, "Hey!" These are the steps second graders will do when they sing and dance the Israeli folk song, "Achshav.”  They will explore the concept of multicultural music and...
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Latino Expression

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How much of your daily life is influenced by Latin American music? Take a listen—the answer may surprise you! High schoolers keep a journal to note any instances they see Latino culture represented, including the media, their school, and...
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Mexican Music

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore Mexican music. For this multicultural music lesson, students read the lyrics of songs such as "Poll Parrot" and sing along with a recording of the song. Students practice the pronunciation of Mexican lyrics.
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Hispanic Arts: Visual Arts, Dance and Music

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students observe global cultures by listening to music and watching videos. In this Latin American dance instructional activity, students define merengue, salsa and other dances from the Hispanic culture while listening to Latin rhythm...
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Polyrhythmic Drumming Styles: Japan and Brazil

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners explore cyclic patterns in drumming style. In this multicultural music lesson plan, students listen to and compare Taiko and Samba drumming styles and complete a compare/contrast worksheet.
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Activity Plan 3-4: My Special Music

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students learn more about their classmates backgrounds as they swing and sway to lively rhythms. In this early childhood lesson plan, students listen and dance to a variety of music that reflects the various classroom cultures.
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Island Maracas

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars listen to Caribbean folk music and discuss maracas and their role in music. They construct and design pairs of maracas using paper mache, then perform a Puerto Rican folk song using their maracas.
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Multicultural Lesson Plan Ideas

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine world currency. In this multicultural lesson, students explore world currency identification and are introduced to the conversion of numbers by using a number scale and incorporating real-life world currency matters like...
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Mary Mack 2

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore music by analyzing images from a slide-show. In this performing arts lesson, students view images of children singing and making music and discuss how music is a self expression activity. Students read lyrics and sing...
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Study Guide for Lelavision's Physical Music

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students complete activities for physical music analysis. In this physical music lesson, students read the biography for Lelavision musical sculptures, complete a sound and motion activity, and a making music activity. Students also...
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Aesthetics and Affect in Music from Around the World

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore traditional music of different societies around the world by listening to number of different musical recordings, discuss how music makes them feel, examine how music is central to cultural traditions, and compose...
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Around the World in 180 Days

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Where did I come from? How did I come to be in this classroom? Using curriculum from Kidspiration, class members research the homelands of their ancestors, as well as the journeys that began from many parts of the world and ended with...
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Love a Culture:Dance to Its Music!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars explore traditional dances.  In this multicultural humanities lesson, students investigate a specific country, examining its history, geography, climate, government, economics and arts.  Young scholars draw inferences...
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I Am Special and You Are Special Too #5

For Teachers K - 3rd
The student create a drawing of themselves through the use of multicultural people color crayons. They explain to a teacher what makes them special. Students investigate family types, skin color, eye color, hair color, and favorites.
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Tracking the Monster: Ashley Judd and Indie.Arie Confront AIDS in Africa - Lesson 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students gain a better understanding of the AIDS worldwide epidemic. They see how music is connected to other aspects of our lives and our world. They listen to and discuss multicultural music.
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Who’s on First? Cultural Heritage

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore their own heritage as they learn more about Roger Clemente. In this social studies and music lesson plan, students study cultural heritage through a study of Puerto Rican music and instruments.
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Rhythmic Travel Around the World

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore and play rhythm sticks while listening to songs from around the world. They locate the countries of origin on a map, and tap their rhythm sticks to the beat of the music.
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My Traditions

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Learners explore their family traditions through interview, art, and creative writing. They take home the included interview sheet to learn more about their ancestral celebrations and use a map to identify where their ancestors came...
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Multicultural Holidays

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners create a cube exploring different holiday traditions. In this multicultural appreciation lesson, students research Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Kwanzaa holiday traditions. This lesson encourages the use of an individual...
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Musical Instrument Fortune Tellers

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students use their imaginations to create their own musical instrument that is also a fortune teller. They also review the concepts of a music unit and specifically the different families of instruments.
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Describing Music

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders listen to the 9th symphony and identify the tiri-ti rhythm. They identify the number of times they hear a phrase "turn, turn, turn". They then describe the meaning of one song and answer questions in class discussion.
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International Festival: Mexico

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore the culture of Mexico through music and food. In this multicultural activity, students read the book Mexico and listen to samples of Mexican music. Students use ingredients to make tacos.
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America, A Home for Every Culture

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students investigate the many cultures that are represented in America. In this American culture instructional activity, students look at the food, languages, music, and traditions that immigrants have contributed to the face of America....

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