Musical Instruments to Play

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Bring some music to your language arts lesson with a reading comprehension activity. Learners read an informational passage about different musical instruments before answering a series of comprehension and vocabulary questions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Add to a reading assessment or homework packet
  • Bring in different examples of musical instruments for kids to observe and try
  • Use music clips of each instrument mentioned in the passage to show kids
Classroom Considerations
  • The reading passage is three pages long, but it's double spaced and written in a large font
  • Encourages context clues and critical reading
  • Includes writing prompts for kids to write their responses to what they have read, as well as multiple-choice comprehension questions
  • Provides an answer key for easy assessment
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