Making Latin American Music Lesson: Que Linda Manito

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A Puerto Rican song hooks young scholars' attention to start a hands-on activity in which they craft a maraca using a paper bag, uncooked rice, and rubber bands. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Play an assortment of Latin American music while pupils work 
  • When learners need a break, pass out the maracas and dance
  • If applicable, coordinate the lesson with your school's music teacher; team teach or invite them to add to the lesson using a related lesson of their choice 
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a variety of craft materials 
  • Consider classroom allergies prior to planning the lesson's extension activity 
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Pros
  • Lesson links quickly navigate to specific parts of the plan 
  • Encourages movement through song 
  • Includes related resources at the bottom of the webpage 
Cons
  • The song does not specify a melody