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Music and Musical Lesson Plans

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Here students compose music to tell folktales

Title – Telling Folktales with Music By – Hanna Mathey Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 2-3 grade Students will be able to identify the action of the story and relate it musically, composing the music themselves. To set up this …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

2, 3  

This interval relay game takes music to the gym or playground

Title – Interval Relays By – Michele Slone Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Health / Physical Education Grade Level – 6 Materials Needed: Interval cards, Large space such as gymnasium or playground Procedure: Divide students into groups of 2-4. Give …

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Subjects:

Music, P.E. & Health  

Grade:

6  

This is an introductory note values and time signatures lesson

  Title – Intro to note values and time signatures By – Jessica Baskin Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 4-7  Rationale: In order to read music, and play an instrument or sing, students must learn to read the musical staff, …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

4, 5, 6, 7  

These percussion activities help dyslexic children identify rhythm patterns in written text

Title – The Swamp Beat: Rhythm in Verse By – Kristyn Crow Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – K-4 Time – 30 minutes Introduction: Your students can learn about rhythm in verse using Kristyn Crow’s picture …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4  

Engine, Engine, Number 9, this “Tempo Train” lesson helps you keep time

Title – Tempo Train By – Angela Portocarrero Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Health / Physical Education Grade Level – 1-2 Materials needed: Conga Drum , A visual of the Tempos either on cards, a sheet or on the white …

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Subjects:

Music, P.E. & Health  

Grades:

1, 2  

This sound story for “Danny and the Dinosaur” combines language arts with music

Title – Sound story for “Danny and the Dinosaur” will combine L.A. with Music By – D.L. Davis Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – K-2 Objective: The students will be able to read and play rhythms …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2  

This idea will have your students listening carefully to the musical “words” of Miles Davis

Title – Listening Carefully to Miles Davis By – Miriam Graham Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 4-6 Materials needed: CD ( Kind of Blue ) with Miles Davis’ ” So What “ paper pencils Introduction: …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

4, 5, 6  

This lesson plan involves emotions in music and srt

Title – Emotions: Exploring Feelings By – Becky Ansley Subject – Music, Art, Language Arts Grade Level – 3rd-5th Topic: Emotions: Exploring feelings through music and art           Anticipatory Set: Materials & Resources: My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss, poster w/colors Procedures: …

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Subjects:

Art, Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

3, 4, 5  

“On the first day of Christmas, my parents gave to me __” involves spelling, ordinal numbers, and memory practice

Title – Students Make Up The Twelve Days of Christmas By – Laurie Kelly Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – K-5 Materials: Chart paper, marker Objectives: Use ordinal numbers; read new words (optional: point out spelling …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

This is just a brief song to help with teaching circles, diameter, and radius

Title – Circle Song By – Lisa Keeter Primary Subject – Math Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – 3rd Here’s a song about CIRCLES- to the tune of “Happy Birthday”! A circle is round, it has no corners, no faces or …

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Subjects:

Math, Music  

Grade:

3  

This is a fun idea for introducing school staff to students

Title – Staff Rap By – Susie Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – 3-6 This is not really a lesson plan, but rather an idea to use to introduce the staff. When I used it recently, I illustrated …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6  

A giant keyboard is “key” to this “note” worthy idea

Title – Keyboard Note Tag By – Rebecca Henders Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – K – 5  Here is a fun idea I picked up for teaching keyboard notes. It’s fun to make a big keyboard out of paper or …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

This lesson helps young children match pitch

Title – Helping Children Match Pitch By – Scott McClain Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – PreK  Procedure: Here’s how do get children to match pitch: First use the “oo” vowel to get their head voice going in the upper range. …

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Subject:

Music  

Grade:

PreK  

Here’s an idea for keeping your Music students occupied while waiting in line – “Rhythm Telephone”

  Title – Rhythm Telephone By – Beth Haugland Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects –  Grade Level – 2-3 This is another great way to keep students quiet when lining up. I tap a rhythm on the shoulder of the person …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

2, 3  

Here is a music lesson on feelings and mood

Beth Hutchens Songs Used: "Money" and "Another Brick in the Wall Part II" both from Pink Floyd’s Delicate Sound of Thunder. I chose two songs from the same group and the samples that I chose to use have no words in them. …

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Subjects:

Music, Other  

Grades:

4, 5  

This is an idea for teaching notes and chords with boomwhackers

Title – Boomwhackers – If You’re Happy By – Rosemary Shaw Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – 3-4 Seat children in a Boomwhacker Circle, and pass out boomwhackers in diatonic order. (If there are 24 students, for example, …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

3, 4  

Cooperative Group Work Rubric

Title – All Aboard! Exploring the Secrets of the Underground Railroad – An Interdisciplinary Unit UGR Unit Cooperative Group Work Rubric Note, this is one part of a larger unit which can be found here. By – Elizabeth Hodgson and Rachel Vogelpohl …

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Subjects:

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

Grade:

4  

After readingA Color of His Own, students act out who-what-where-when inslowdance moves in this delightful lesson

Title – A Color of His Own By – Jennifer Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – 1st Time – 20 minutes Competency Goal: The learner will apply strategies and skills to create oral, written, and visual …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grade:

1  

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  

Here is a lesson for teaching the whole tone scale

Title – Teaching the Whole Tone Scale By – Keith Subject – Music Grade Level – 9 – 12 OBJECTIVE: To be able to create a whole tone scale starting on any given pitch. Materials: Recordings of Debussy “Prelude to ‘Afternoon of …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

9, 10, 11, 12  

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