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Music and Musical Lesson Plans

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These ideas use UNO cards to identify instrument families

Title – Instrument Family Identification By – Kate Porter Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 2-5 Activity time: 10-15 minutes Materials: Recordings of pieces being played exclusively by one family of instruments or Brittens Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra Deck …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

2, 3, 4, 5  

This is another music texture lesson

Jana Schmitt Song: “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” Musical Element: Texture Grade Level: 3rd Concept: The students will experience the change from a thin to thick texture through the use of body movement and an ostinato pattern. Objectives: The students …

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Subject:

Music  

Grade:

3  

This lesson appropriately uses Lego blocks to illustrate note rhythms

Title – Lego Rhythms By – Diane Hamilton Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 1-3 Objective: Students will compose quarter, eighth note, half note, whole note, and sixteenth note rhythms. Materials: Set of Legos for each child (or Lego candy) with …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3  

A lesson on the Vietnam War that uses Music

Dana Boxdorfer November 20, 1996 Integrated Lesson Lesson: Controversies of the Vietnam War Age: Fifth Grade Concept: Students will learn about how some of society felt toward the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. Objectives: The students will listen to “Blowin In …

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Subjects:

Music, Social Studies  

Grade:

5  

A Math lesson plan that uses Music to help teach the Multiplication Facts

Karen Meese   Lesson Plan Subject: Music Lesson Plan Title: Music Times Facts   The lesson plan: ———————————————————— Lesson Plan: Integrating Music with the Teaching of Multiplication Facts     Grade Level: Grades 2-4   Lesson Objectives: To memorize multiplication facts 7×3 …

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Subjects:

Math, Music  

Grades:

2, 3, 4  

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 is a variation of the “Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar” chant

Title – Cookie Game By – Annie Chalmers Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 3-5 Use the chant “Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?” I like to say “took” instead of “stole.” Who took the cookie from the cookie …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

3, 4, 5  

Click here to read, write, sing, estimate, graph, and eat apples

Title – Apples By – Kathy Engle Primary Subject – Science Secondary Subjects -Language Arts, Music, Math  Grade Level – First Grade 1. Collect an assortment of books about apples. Let students choose from the selections to read independently. 2. Read orally …

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Subjects:

Math, Music, Science  

Grade:

1  

Students create a rainstorm with this dynamics idea

Title – Dynamics -create your own rainstorm! By – Dianna Subject – Music Grade Level – K-3 This lesson plan teaches loud and soft to k-1 and then you can introduce the terms crescendo and decrescendo to the older kids. 1. Read …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3  

Here are a few good ideas using a floor staff to teach pitch/letter names

Title – Using a Floor Staff to Teach Pitch/Letter Names By – Susan Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – K-3 This game works well with younger children, but I have also used it successfully through 6th grade. Use clear plastic (the …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3  

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  

Here is a collection of about 10 brief music lesson plans

Note, there are 10 brief lesson plan ideas below: Lesson 1: Share the Music Grade 3. R. Boyer-White, M. Campbelle-duGard, R. de Frece, D. Goodkin, B. Henderson, M. Jothen, C. King, N. Miller, I. Rawlins. Macmillan/McGraw-Hill School Publishing Company., 1995, pg. 24-25. …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4  

Click here to celebrate Chinese New Year with oriental music and lanterns

Title – Chinese New Year Music Idea By – Pat (National Board Certified Music Teacher) Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Art, Social Studies Grade Level – 2-4 Students are to learn the song Go A Tin , which means “lantern …

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Subjects:

Art, Music, Social Studies  

Grades:

2, 3, 4  

Students have a “Musical Easter” by playing notes marked on eggs

Title – Recognizing and playing rhythms written on Easter Eggs By – Patricia Taylor Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – First and second grade Materials plastic Easter eggs (enough for everyone in your class) Clear tape (the kind you can write …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2  

This classroom instrument idea reinforces the use of auditory cues

Title – Play, Play, Play Your Instrument By – Cheryl Johnson Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – K-1 This is a great way to reinforce the identification of classroom percussion instruments and the use of auditory cues. The students start out …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1  

This lesson introduces students to musicals

Title – Study of the Musicals By – Cheryl Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 6-8  Procedure: Discuss the musical of your choice with the class. Create a listening worksheet for students to complete while they …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

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  

Here’s a Rhythm game idea using Body Percussion

  Title – rhythm game using body percussion By – Michelle L. Miller Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – 4-7  Objective: Students will be able to accurately write and count rhythms. Write a whole note, half note, quarter …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

4, 5, 6, 7  

This lesson involves squishy balls, keeping a steady beat and Edvard Grieg’sPeer Gynt Suite

Title – Peer Gynt Activity By – Nancy Nummy Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 1-3 Note: After hearing The Tale of the Mountain King , students listen to a recording of In the Hall of the Mountain King from Edvard …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3  

A lesson on Rhyme in Poetry using Music

Liz Albano Integrated Music Lesson November 22, 1996 Element to Teach: Rhymes Grade Level: 2nd grade Concept: The students will broaden their knowledge about rhymes through looking at poetry, books, and songs. Objectives: The students will: Listen to a story with rhymes …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grade:

2  

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