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Music and Musical Lesson Plans

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“The Star-Spangled Banner” and “America the Beautiful” are compared in this lesson

  Title – Music in America By – Ariana Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Music, Language Arts Grade Level – 5 Theme of Lesson: “America the Beautiful” and   “The Star Spangled Banner” Overview of the lesson: Students will …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music, Social Studies  

Grade:

5  

A great lesson idea on teaching the Staff, using Twister

Music: Staff Twister by Patti Morin Objective: To learn the names of the lines and spaces. Materials: Masking Tape Make a staff on the floor. I find a distance of approx. 12″ works fine for grades K-4. Several children play at one …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4  

Students play “Hot Potato” with a tempo and beat in this filler activity idea

Title – A musical filler activity using knowledge of fast/slow By – Jamie Faust Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – Pre K-1 Materials: Something to pass, perhaps a stuffed animal. This game is very similar to the children’s game “Hot Potato.” …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1  

Here students take rhythmic dictation with the help of some special cards

Title – Build a Rhythm By – Susie Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 2-5  Concept / Topic To Teach: Rhythmic dictation General Goal: Students read and create simple rhythms. Required Materials: Classroom set of rhythm cards     Anticipatory Set …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

2, 3, 4, 5  

Teaching rhythms is a “cakewalk” with this activity

Title – Rhythm Cakewalk By – Carrie Nippert Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 1-3This activity is a good reinforcement for recognizing known rhythms. Students form a standing circle. Lying on the floor in front of each child is a 4-beat …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3  

This is a “Jin – Gle – Bells” musical hot potato game

Title – “Jingle Bells” Musical Game By – D. L. Davis Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Health / Physical Education Grade Level – 1-3 This lesson will teach the following skills or terms 1. Improvement and focus on steady beat …

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Subjects:

Music, P.E. & Health  

Grades:

1, 2, 3  

“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 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 teaches accents using The Russian Dance from “The Nutcracker”

  Title – Introduce “Accent” with The Russian Dance from “The Nutcracker” By – D.L Davis Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 1-2 This lesson is an active approach to teaching accents. The students will… 1. Gain an understanding of an …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2  

A multidisciplinary lesson on Music Around the World

Title – Music Around the World By – Jennifer Dalke Subject – Music, Language Arts Grade Level – 4-5 Learning Standards: 25.A.2c, 25.B.2, 27.A.2a, 27.B.2 Integrated Subjects: Geography, History. Language Arts Instructional Goals: * Students will be exposed to many types of …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music, Social Studies  

Grades:

4, 5  

The musical components of college fight songs are compared in this lesson

Title – OSU “verses” Michigan By – Michele Slone Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Health / Physical Education Grade Level – 4-6 Materials Needed: Venn diagrams for each pair of students Pencils Overhead/Transparency Recording of Buckeye Battle Cry Recording of …

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Subjects:

Music, P.E. & Health  

Grades:

4, 5, 6  

Here are some sound awareness activity ideas

Title – Sound Awareness By – Kimberly Robasky Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – PreK-2  This is a fun sound awareness game. Students will learn that sounds can be created in different ways, and also can be modified. Recordings Record some …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2  

Student art illustrates a patriotic song in this holiday slide show idea

  Title – Pictures say a 1000 words By – Nancy Sunday Primary Subject - Music, Art Secondary Subjects –   Grade Level – K-6  Objective: To illustrate a patriot song through a student created art slide show for a patriotic holiday event …

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Subjects:

Art, Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6  

A lesson on Texture in Music and Math

Stacey Roach INTEGRATED MUSIC LESSON TITLE: Texture in Music and Mathematics Grade LEVEL: 2 INTEGRATED CONTENT Area Mathematics CONCEPT: The students will listen to a book and learn about grouping names in mathematics. after listening to a song the students will discuss …

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Subjects:

Math, Music  

Grade:

2  

Students create a Civil War digital diorama here, showing how physical and human geographic factors can affect a war’s outcome

Title – Battles of the American Civil War Digital Diorama By – James Higgs Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Math, Science, Social Studies, Music, Language Arts Grade Level – 8th Concept / Topic To Teach: Physical and human geographic …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Math, Music, Science, Social Studies  

Grade:

8  

“Where in the World is Mr. Maraca?” is a quarter-long exploration of world music

Title – Where in the World is Mr. Maraca By – Melanie Shaw Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – K-6 LESSON DURATION – 50 minutes PRE-LESSON: At the beginning of the quarter, pick a musical instrument …

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Subjects:

Music, Social Studies  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6  

In this idea, students play TV reporters and interview their “Favorite Composer”

Title – Students act as TV reporters and interview their favorite composer By – Katrina Grbesic Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 5-6 Materials needed: Biographies and music of several composers, video camera (optional) art supplies …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

5, 6  

“Name Game with a Beat” is a musical version of a previous name learning activity

Title – Name Game with a Beat By – Alice Mosley Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects -  Grade Level – K-5 Note from LessonPlansPage.com: The inspiration for this lesson came from a previously submitted Beginning-of-School idea submitted by “Monica” entitled Remembering …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

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  

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  

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