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Elementary School Lesson Plans for Music Subjects

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Recognizing Patterns in Music and Children’s Literature

OBJECTIVES Students will learn and explore about patterns in music giving them an opportunity to practice echoing simple song phrases.   MATERIALS Whiteboard or chalkboard Recognizing Patterns in Music and Children’s Literature Lesson Plan Pictures and Worksheet Handout (http://www.kenbakerbooks.com/lessonplanmusicpatternshandouts.pdf) The children’s picture …

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Subjects:

Art, Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2  

Using Rhythm Instruments to Tell a Story

This lesson plan is designed to teach students the concept of rhythm in a song, by listening to music and playing instruments to represent actions.   OBJECTIVES Students will learn how to keep a beat with the music.   MATERIALS -Rhythm instruments …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3  

Valentine Rap game

Title – Valentine Rap game By – Patricia Taylor Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – Pre-K through 1st grade Students will learn this chant: Valentine, Valentine, Won’t you be my Valentine? Please be my Valentine! All——— Right——–! Use …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1  

Listen, Listen for a Clue

By – Nancy Kilpin Do you have students who have a problem listening? This will quickly get their attention and they will be finding the beat of the rhyme as well as thinking about what they are supposed to be doing.   …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3  

A reinforcer between lessons

Title – A reinforcer between lessons By – Merry Holl Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – K-5 This is something simple that can be done when moving from one lesson to another. It can also be used when …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

Hokey Pokey with Shapes

By – Debbie Haren   OBJECTIVES: Students will learn use the song Hokey Pokey to learn and recognize various shapes.   MATERIALS: cutout shapes with different colored felt pieces (triangle, circle, rectangle, square and oval)    Activities and Procedure: Have the pre-cut …

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Subjects:

Math, Music  

Grades:

PreK, K  

Alphabet Soup

By – Rosemary Shaw   OBJECTIVES: Students will sing responses in the song and bring their letter(s) to the board when asked for during the song.   MATERIALS: Magnetic letters magnetic board   Activities and Procedure: Sing the soup for the children …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1  

This note value idea is called “Whole Note Pizza”

  Title – Note Value Pizza By – Libby Crawford Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – K-4 I call this idea the “whole note pizza.” The kindergartners especially love this idea. Make a pizza having four slices to teach a whole …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4  

This lesson is on Ascending and Descending Scale and is great for use around Halloween

  Title – “Five Little Pumpkins” By – Sandra Eggleston Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – K-2 Title: “Five Little Pumpkins” Missouri Standards: FA1 Goals:1.5,2.5 Strand:2b,2c,2d Objective: Students will recognize, sing, and play on pitched instruments a descending …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2  

Children “skate” to the meter of waltz music in this cold weather idea

Title – Ice Skating in the Classroom! By – Patricia Taylor Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subject – Science Grade Level – K Materials: Large plastic plates ( dinner plate size ) Recording of The Skater’s Waltz Recording of Jingle Bells Note: …

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Subjects:

Music, Science  

Grade:

K  

This lesson is on Music Reading and is called “Ducky Rhythms”

  Title – Ducky Rhythms By – Susie Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – Kindergarten/First Concept / Topic To Teach: quarter note/quarter rest rhythms in 4/4 time Standards Addressed: Music Reading General Goal(s): Identification of quarter note and …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1  

This 5-day friendship lesson integrates character education, language arts, math, music and a craft activity

Title – Importance of Friendship – Accepting Differences By – Elaine Engerdahl Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Math, Music Grade Level – PreK-2 Brief Description: This lesson is a weekly plan that focuses on the importance of friendship and …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Math, Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2  

This idea is called “Guess What the Song Is” and focuses on Rhythm and Beat

  Title – Guess What The Song Is! By – Debbie Haren Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – PreK – 1 Objectives: To have children listen and pay close attention to music. To be able to guess a …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1  

Sequencing The Very Hungry Caterpillar

By – Jane Slotnick OBJECTIVES: students will be able to sequence any set of events in the correct order students will be able to use the concept of ordinal numbers to help organize story events students will be learn the meaning of …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Math, Music, Science  

Grades:

K, 1, 2  

Here is a holiday idea for all ages involving symbols, terminology, composition, and the pentatonic scale

      Title – Create a Holiday Tree and Song By – Becky Wszalek Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subject – Art Grade Level – PreK-4 *Note* This lesson can be used for any subject matter on any grade level. Just …

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Subjects:

Art, Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2, 3, 4  

This “Math through Music” lesson encourages mental math and quantity analysis while educating students musically

Title – Introducing Math through Music By – Sheena Carty Primary Subject – Math Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – K-4 Resources:   Small drum or tambourine representing the number 1. An agogo bell representing the number 2. A triangle represents …

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Subjects:

Math, Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4  

Abstract art as a visual metaphor for modern music is the hypothesis explored here

Title – Abstract Art as a Visual Metaphor for Music By – Andrea Harrison Primary Subject – Art Secondary Subjects – Music, Language Arts Grade Level – K-4 Goals: To explore the confluence of visual art and music; to show that one …

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Subjects:

Art, Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4  

“Scribble Music” is a great early year, break time or substitute plan

Title – Scribble Music By – Nancy Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Art Grade Level – K – 5 Introduction: “Scribble Music” is a great early year, break time, or substitute plan. I’ve done this with K – 5 and …

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Subjects:

Art, Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

“10 Pennies = 1 Dime” is a money lesson that makes “cents”!

  Title – Ten Pennies = One Dime By – Lisa Bischof Primary Subject – Math Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – K Anticipatory Set: While we talk, I would like you to raise your hand and I will call on …

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Subjects:

Math, Music  

Grade:

K  

A short Christmas activity on the song “Up On The Housetop”

Title – Up On The Housetop By – Pat Subject – Music, Christmas Grade Level – K-1 1. Class sings the song “Up On the Housetop” 2. Class discusses the term “refrain”. Class reviews the refrain of the song: Ho, Ho, Ho…Who …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1  

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