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Junior High and Middle School Lesson Plans for Music Subjects

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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  

This introduction to vocal control is a hummmmm-dinger

  Title – Finding the Singing Voice By – Jess Buice Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 3-6  Before asking students to turn pitches into sound, it seems only natural to show them how to produce this sound, as a choir, …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6  

Here students notate their intervals with skittles

Title – Tasty Intervals By – Michele Slone Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Math Grade Level – 6 Materials Needed: Staff cards, Skittles Procedure: In practicing reading intervals on the staff, each student receives a treble clef staff card (a …

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Subjects:

Math, Music  

Grade:

6  

This lesson plan is on Musical Modes

Title – Musical Modes By – Tiffany Jones Subject – Music Grade Level – 6th Lesson Plan/Spreadsheet Topic: Which musical mode do the students like to listen to the most? Grade: 6th Grade Music Theory Class (Pre-band prep class) Purpose: The purpose …

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Subject:

Music  

Grade:

6  

Here’s an idea for teaching about theme and variation in music

  Title – Theme and Variations By – Susie Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Art Grade Level – 2-6 In this lesson, students will create a visual theme and variations while listening to the Mozart variations of “Twinkle, Twinkle Little …

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Subjects:

Art, Music  

Grades:

2, 3, 4, 5, 6  

Essential Concepts and Vocabulary with a Fun Song That Helps Student Retention

  Title – Harmony Is: a Music-Vocabulary Song (w/ lesson) By – Bob Thackara Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – 3-6 Harmony Is: a Music Vocabulary Song (w/lesson) Harmony Is-by Bob Thackara Music is sound that makes …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6  

“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  

Here’s a Christmas lesson plan that “S-T-R-E-T-C-H-E-S” the song “Silent Night”

Title – Stretching Silent Night By – Fran Christopher Subject – Music, Christmas, Others Grade Level – 3-6 Use the internet to “S-t-r-e-t-c-h Silent Night” This site has the story of when, where and how this Christmas music was written: http://www.talkcity.com/santasworkshop/library/silent.html Read …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6  

Music students love to create these rhythmic syllable sentences

  Title – Using Word Syllables to Create Rhythmic Sentences By – Michelle L, Miller Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Language Arts, Math Grade Level – 3-6  This lesson demonstrates how to use one word with one or multiple syllables …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Math, Music  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6  

This brief idea on Designing a Music CD cover merges Art with Music

Title – Design a CD Cover!!! By – Cory Silva Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Art Grade Level – 6-7 Objective: This lesson should be used while teaching a lesson on how advertisement works in music. The goal for the …

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Subjects:

Art, Music  

Grades:

6, 7  

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  

“Look, Listen & Learn” is a composers and history lesson that can be taught without saying a word!

  Title – Look, Listen, and Learn By – Susie Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 3rd- 7th OBJECTIVE: To introduce students to great music without saying a word. (This works great for those times when …

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Subjects:

Music, Social Studies  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6, 7  

Here students interview famous jazz musicians in a talk show setting, then the class plays “Jazz Musician Jeopardy” with the same questions

Title – Jazz Musician Interviews and Jeopardy By – Carrie Cain Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 4-6 Materials Needed: 5 printed pieces of paper containing a small picture and a few short paragraphs (biography) about …

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Subjects:

Music, Social Studies  

Grades:

4, 5, 6  

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 is a brief idea for teaching Prepositions with song

Title – The Preposition Song By – Corrie Napier Subject – Language Arts Grade Level – 4-6 In order to get kids to remember the prepositions, I teach them the Preposition Song. Music is a great way to get an idea in …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

4, 5, 6  

This is a musical instrument writing prompt idea

  Title – Writing Assessment By – Al Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 5-7 The following is a writing assessment idea that could be used for a music class. Tell the students about musical instruments …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

5, 6, 7  

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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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8  

These acrostic classroom M-U-S-I-C-I-A-N rules, clap-pat-snap to a rap beat

Title – M-U-S-I-C-I-A-N Rap By – Merri Purdy Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 3-6 Introduction: At the beginning of the new semester, I asked my new students to tell me what it took to be a good music student. I …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6  

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