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Eighth Grade Lesson Plans for Music Subjects

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Repeat Signs

Title – Repeat Signs by – Jason Levy Subject – Music – Repeat Sign, D.S. al Coda, D.C. al Coda, repeat measure Grade Level – 6-8 Time Frame: 30-35 minutes Lesson Objective: Introduce music notation Work on reading skills Materials: Worksheet for …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Distinguishing Voice Types

Title – Distinguishing Voice Types By – Patrick D. McCoy Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – 6, 7, 8 Subject: Identifying the four voice types: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass Materials: CD Player (or any other audio playing …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Here students learn to recognize the writing trait of voice in books, music and art

Title – VOICE Writing Trait – Differentiated by Process of Learning Styles By – Marilyn Scotto Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Music, Art Grade Level – 5 – 8 Topic: Voice, one of the 6 traits of writing differentiated …

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Subjects:

Art, Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

Here is a music composers game

Composer “Road Rally” (for grades 5-8) By Sandy Toms Preparation: Write one question each separate card or piece of paper. Attach these cards or papers to the backs of a # card (see Key) OR hide them in appropriate places while writing …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

This lesson is on Music, Lines, Color, and Related Emotions

Title – Music, Lines, and Emotions By – Stephanie Slatner Primary Subject – Art Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – 6-8  Discipline Area: Art Production and Art Theory Concept/Goal: Emotion can be shown through line. Activity: Students will use music use …

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Subjects:

Art, Music  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

“Music Baseball” is a note and symbol review game

Title – Music Baseball Note/Symbol Review By – Jenny Davis Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 6-8  Concept/Topic to teach: Review treble/bass staff note names, note values, dynamic markings, other music symbols. Prior to review session, students should learn names/values of …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

“Musical Jeopardy” is a popular game idea

  Title – Musical Jeopardy By – Samantha Tink Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 7-8 To play Musical Jeopardy, you first make up questions over the materials you have covered in class. I used music theory because the students were …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

7, 8  

In this lesson, song lyrics are corrected for grammar and punctuation

Title – Grammatically Correct By – Bob Urbani Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – 7-9 Procedure: Have students bring in the lyrics to a popular song or one of their favorite songs. Songs cannot have bad …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

7, 8, 9  

This lesson looks at the Poetry of Music

  Title – Poetry of Music By – Eric Blackman Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – 7-9 Concept/Topic to Teach: Poetic Devices General Goal: The learner will respond to various literary genres using interpretive and evaluative …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

7, 8, 9  

Here is a Kodaly Hand Sign Game idea for choir students

  Title – Kodaly Hand Signs Game By – Suzanne Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 5-8 Choir I was teaching Kodaly hand signs to my high school choir. Once we had all of the signs learned, we made a contest …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

This is a good idea for a beginning of the school year review in any subject

  Title – Beginning of the Year Review By – Patricia H. Taylor Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects -  Grade Level – 5th – 8th This lesson could be used for ANY subject area being taught the first few days of …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

This idea uses a song to teach linking verbs

Title – Linking Verbs By – Veronica Falzone Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – 6-8 Using a song is a quick way to teach students linking verbs. Sometimes I have the students create their own “linking …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

In this game idea, students draw, identify and give facts about musical symbols

Title – Music Box Game By – Karie Saltmarsh Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 3-8  Materials: White/chalkboard Markers/chalk Procedure: On your white/chalkboard, create 12-24 or more squares with whatever musical symbols you choose. Make sure each square is numbered. Divide …

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Music  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8  

Here “Dominotes” and “Musical Blackjack” are played

  Title – Dominotes/Musical Blackjack By – Meegan Coleman Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Math Grade Level – Grades 4 – 8 “Dominotes” Although this requires a lot of creative art prep on your part, these are games that can …

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Subjects:

Math, Music  

Grades:

4, 5, 6, 7, 8  

This particular lesson plan involves writing a rap song!

Title – Write a Rap SongBy – Bob Urbani Grade: 6-8 Raps are talk songs. They are not sung; they are spoken. They have a very heavy beat and a lot of rhyme. Behind the speaker of a rap, there might be …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

This multimedia lesson teaches how to use key images and music to convey a theme in a personal photo story narrative

Title – Theme and Music with Photo Story By – John Primary Subject – Computers / Internet Secondary Subjects – Language Arts, Music, Art Grade Level – 7 – 8 Concept/Topic to Teach: Using multimedia (images and music) to convey a theme …

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Subjects:

Art, Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

7, 8  

This is a fun song or rap written for an 8th Grade graduation banquet

Title – Graduation Banquet Song By – Paula Hrbacek Primary Subject - Music Secondary Subject –  Grade Level – 8 Introduction: One of the complaints I received during my first year of teaching was that I didn’t learn all of the student’s names …

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Subject:

Music  

Grade:

8  

This lesson introduces students to musicals

Title – Study of the Musicals By – Cheryl Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 6-8  Procedure: Discuss the musical of your choice with the class. Create a listening worksheet for students to complete while they …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

This lesson uses an interactive website to teach note identification to beginning band students

Title – Note Identification By – Kari Jo Douglas Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Computers / Internet Grade Level – 6-8 Teaching Note Identification to beginning band students in the sixth grade using Gagne’s Nine Events of Instruction 1. Gain …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Music  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

This is a lesson on composing and rhythm

Composing Unit – Rhythm charts by Suzanne Geer Grades 5,6,7,8 Objective – Have students create original rhythm charts. Materials – 1) a variety of rhythm instruments 2) copies of blank rhythm charts 3) a baton for the students to conduct with Students …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

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