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Music and Musical Lesson Plans

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Using a jump rope rhyme is an effective idea to teach note values

Title – Jumping into Music By – Dawn Moore Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Math, Health / Physical Education Grade Level – 1-4 I teach the following to students before we actually jump rope: A quarter note gets one beat, …

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Subjects:

Math, Music, P.E. & Health  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4  

This tasteful idea uses Kit-Kats to teach 8th notes

Title – KitKat 8th Notes By – Rebecca Henders Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – pre-K – elementary Here is a fun idea I picked up for teaching 8th notes. Everyone gets a KitKat bar. Start by talking about eating the …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

Experimenting with Sound: The Magic School Bus and the Haunted Museum

Experimenting with Sound: The Magic School Bus and the Haunted Museum By Michele SlonePrimary Subject: MusicSecondary Subjects: Science, Language Arts, Computers/InternetGrade Level: 2-5 Objectives Students will be able to:  Understand how sound travels and what makes sounds vary in pitch Conduct experiments …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Music, Science  

Grades:

2, 3, 4, 5  

Here is a jazz musician’s crossword puzzle idea

  Title – Jazz Musician Crossword By – Stacey Tyler Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 9-12 Students will find this either very simple or at least fun. If you a have a method of creating a crossword puzzle on your …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

9, 10, 11, 12  

Yo, away, ho, singing sea shanty poems is the way to go – to introduce Melville’s Moby Dick

Title – Sea Shanties By – K. Schmidt Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subject – Music, Social Studies Grade Level – 11 Intro from LessonPlansPage.com: Most sea shanties are call and response songs; a cross between a Marine drill chant and …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music, Social Studies  

Grade:

11  

Here students learn to recognize the writing trait of voice in books, music and art

Title – VOICE Writing Trait – Differentiated by Process of Learning Styles By – Marilyn Scotto Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Music, Art Grade Level – 5 – 8 Topic: Voice, one of the 6 traits of writing differentiated …

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Subjects:

Art, Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

Here’s a Back To School activity to learn each others’ Names to Music

Title – Who’s that hiding underneath the blanket? Learning Name Game By – Stephanie Jones This was a favorite for the children in my son’s preschool class, and I plan on using it the first week of school in a preschool class …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K  

This is an extensive music theory webquest review of chords, triad inversion, and diatonic triads

Title – Music Theory Review: Chords By – Patrick Mainieri Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 9-12 Note: This lesson plan reviews student’s previously learned knowledge of chord structure. National Standards for Music Education: 5. Reading and notating music. 6. Listening …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

9, 10, 11, 12  

This brief idea suggests teaching Beethoven’sOde to Joyduring the Olympics

Title – Music of the Olympics By – Mary Whiteley Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – K-12 Olympics is a great time to teach Beethoven’s Ode to Joy… or the Olympic march for Athletes… the children …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12  

Music Theory Basketball is played here

Title – Music Basketball Basics By – Hayley Winslow Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subject – PE Grade Level – 4-8 Materials: Basketball hoop and ball, flashcards containing music theory information. Objectives: Assess the knowledge that individual students have about music theory. …

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Subjects:

Music, P.E. & Health  

Grades:

4, 5, 6, 7, 8  

The author of this lesson compares the development of a song with the development of a story character

  Title – Language Arts/Music–Giving Characters a Heartbeat By – Tikay Banks Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – 4-5 This lesson is from a literature based writing workshop I created centered on (substitute a book of …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

4, 5  

“Musical Jeopardy” is a popular game idea

  Title – Musical Jeopardy By – Samantha Tink Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 7-8 To play Musical Jeopardy, you first make up questions over the materials you have covered in class. I used music theory because the students were …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

7, 8  

This is an Ode to Thanksgiving Poem Song which can be expanded as a writing activity

  Title – “Ode to Thanksgiving” By – Susie Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 1- 5 RECIPE FOR THANKFUL MUSIC: Teach children the simple poem. Then teach the melody of Ode to Joy. Have children …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

Here are some simple songs for learning about and celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Title – Children’s Songs for Cinco de Mayo By – Jessica Ponce Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – K Topic: Music, Movement, or Drama Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills Standards: Creative expressions/performance. The student performs a …

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Subjects:

Music, Social Studies  

Grade:

K  

The dynamics in the William Tell Overture are the focus of this lesson plan

Title – The Dynamic William Tell By – Tracy Wayne Subject – Music Grade Level – 1-5 Learner Outcome: The students will identify piano and forte dynamics while listening to music. Materials: note card and crayon or marker, recording of the William …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

This is an idea for a game called Match The Sound

Title – Match The Sound By – Cynthia Howe Subject – Music, Physical Education Grade Level – K-4 Separate the children into groups by 7. Give each child within each group a different note to sing, “Do”, “Re”, “Me”, “Fa”, etc. But …

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Subjects:

Music, P.E. & Health  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4  

Don’t be a “denominator hater” ’cause “Adding Fractions Rap” is in the house!

Title – Adding Fractions Rap By – Antionette B. Kimball Primary Subject – Math Secondary Subject – Music Grade Level – 5-7 Note: Toni Kimball is a retired math teacher and an indi music artist. She has graciously allowed us to share …

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Subjects:

Math, Music  

Grades:

5, 6, 7  

A Music lesson integrating Art and Language Arts involving Contrast

Jana Schmitt Integrated Music Lesson Plan Element to Teach Art; Language Arts Contrasts Song Tchaikovsky’s The Sleeping Beauty Ballet – Suite op. 66 The Lilac Fairy and the Waltz Grade Level 4 Concept: The students will understand the concept of Contrasts in …

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Subjects:

Art, Language Arts, Music  

Grade:

4  

A Music lesson on Poetry and Rhythm taught using Music

Music Lesson Plan Eileen West Poem: Carol Grade: 3rd Concept: The student will recognize an unequal rhythm in poetry through clapping and using non – pitch instruments as accompaniment to saying the poem. Objectives: 1. The student will read poem. 2. The …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grade:

3  

Here is a Veteran’s Day Thank You Song plus other activities

Title – If you are FREE – Thank a Veteran! By – Susie Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – K-3 This is not a lesson plan, but an activity suitable for Veteran’s Day. Its purpose is …

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Subjects:

Music, Social Studies  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3  

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