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Music and Musical Lesson Plans

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In this multidisciplinary lesson, students form a beautiful bulletin board using rhythm and math

  Title – Building A Rhythm Tree By – Meegan Coleman Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Math, Art Grade Level – 1-5  This lesson involves learning rhythmic values, counting beats and ultimately creating a beautiful bulletin board display. MATERIALS: Pre-made …

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Subjects:

Art, Math, Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

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  

This is an African-American music history awareness lesson

  Title – History of African-American Music By – Victoria Landry Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 3-6  Objective: African-American music history awareness History: Students will be made aware of African-American music history from the slave …

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Subjects:

Music, Social Studies  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6  

Here is an idea to use songsheets to display student artwork as well as singing skills

Title – Memorial Day Art Flags and Songs By – Pam Phlipot Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Art Grade Level – K-7 Here is an idea to use songsheets to display artwork as well as singing. The students from our …

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Subjects:

Art, Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  

This marching in time lesson also teaches left-right, left-right…

Title – March in Time By – Lars Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Physical Education Grade Level – K-4 Concept / Topic To Teach: Kids will learn difference between left/right and walk/march in time. Required Materials: CD of a short …

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Subjects:

Music, P.E. & Health  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4  

This multiple intelligence scavenger hunt can help you form cooperative groups

  Title – Getting to know you scavenger hunt By – Diane Hamilton, Rochester City Schools Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 3-6 Objective: To learn how students learn best (multiple intelligences) and form cooperative groups based on interests Materials: Scavenger …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6  

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  

These are multidisciplinary election lesson ideas

  Title – Votes Are In! By – Bobbie Lee Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Language Arts, Math, Music, Art Grade Level – Preschool Votes Are In! (to be used election week) Books: Duck for President by Doreen Cronin …

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Subjects:

Art, Language Arts, Math, Music, Social Studies  

Grade:

PreK  

Day 3: Hear the Whistle Blow! -Musical Messages of Freedom

Title – All Aboard! Exploring the Secrets of the Underground Railroad – An Interdisciplinary Unit Day 3 Lesson: Hear the Whistle Blow! – Musical Messages of Freedom Note, this is one part of a larger unit which can be found here . …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music, Social Studies  

Grades:

4, 5  

Unit introduction, timeline, essential questions, objectives, national standards, adaptations

Title – All Aboard! Exploring the Secrets of the Underground Railroad – An Interdisciplinary Unit By – Elizabeth Hodgson and Rachel Vogelpohl Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Math, Music, Art, Language Arts, Computers/Internet Grade Level – 4th Subject: History …

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Subjects:

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

Grade:

4  

This lesson is on music that tells a story

Music that Tells a Story by Linda D. Jackson Grades 5 & 6 Materials: CDs a. James Taylor – New Moon Shine (“Frozen Man,” track 5) b. Schubert – Die Erlkoenig c. Tchaikovsky – Overture 1812 (last 3 minutes) 1. Tell students …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

5, 6  

In “Munchy Music and Musical Money”, students compose with M&Ms; and pennies

  Title – Munchy Music and Musical Money By – Diane Hamilton Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – K-5 Objective: Compose music using minor third (S and M) Materials: M & M’s or Skittles, Pennies, (4-6 per student depending on whether …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

Speaking of “Bang-Splat-Ring,” are they sounds or music? Click here to find out

  Title – Found Sounds By – Beth Watts Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 1-5 These lessons are designed for two thirty-minute classes. You could combine both days for one hour-long class. Day One Brainstorm different ways to make sounds …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

Here’s a good idea to get students to “Sing themselves into Group Time”

  Title – Sing Your Kids Into Group Time By – Debbie Haren Primary Subject - Music Secondary Subjects -  Grade Level – Preschool and Kindergarten Learn this song: Everybody sit down, sit down, sit down. Everybody sit down on the floor . …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K  

Here’s a 7-Up type game for teaching note values

Title – Musical 7-up game for teaching note values By – Raymond M. Santovasi Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – any Materials: Various percussion instruments should be used. Make sure there are enough instruments for seven people. …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

2, 3, 4, 5  

Math manipulatives are used here to show how fractions apply to note values

Title – Learning Note Values with Math Manipulatives By – Dawn Moore Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Math Grade Level – 2-5 Concept / Topic To Teach: Note Values Standards Addressed: 5.8 General Goal(s): To have a better understanding how …

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Subjects:

Math, Music  

Grades:

2, 3, 4, 5  

This excellent lesson on the “We Shall Overcome” civil rights anthem teaches the historical power of music

Title – We Are the Freedom Riders By – Stuart Stotts, author of We Shall Overcome: A Song That Changed the World in cooperation with Linda Carpenter Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subject – Music Grade Level – 5-8 Delivery Time …

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Subjects:

Music, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

This is a 4 Part Unit on Music and Emotions

  Title – Music & Emotions Unit By – B.A. Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Art, Language Arts Grade Level – 4 (adaptable) Lesson 1 (4th grade) Topic: Emotions: Exploring feelings through music and art Anticipatory Set: Materials & Resources: …

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Subjects:

Art, Language Arts, Music  

Grade:

4  

This idea uses several twister games to teach notes or rhythm patterns

  Title – Note Twister By – Susan Hinkle Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 1-5 I bought several twister games. I drew quarter notes, eighth notes, half notes, and whole notes; one on each circle. I drew four of each. …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

A lesson on Rhythm called “Moving Like Waves”

Title – Moving Like Waves By – Will Ayers Subject – Music, PE Grade Level – 1st through 3rd Module Theme: The Ocean Lesson Topic: Surfing Music Concept: Rhythm Music used: Oldies but Goodies Volume 8 c 1993: Wipe Out by the …

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Subjects:

Music, P.E. & Health  

Grades:

1, 2, 3  

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