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Sixth Grade Lesson Plans for Music Subjects

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Here students write a Grammy nomination letter for their favorite artist or group

Title – Grammy Letter By – Bob Urbani Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 6-8 “Today we will be doing an outline of a letter we are going to write to nominate our favorite singer or …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

In this “delightfully fun” but challenging lesson, students “Step-Clap-Kick” quarter note/rest rhythms

Title – Step Clap Kick By – Susie Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Health / Physical Education Grade Level – 3rd-8th Concept / Topic To Teach: Quarter note/rest rhythms Standards Addressed: Reading/notating music General Goal: Have students better understand quarter …

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Subjects:

Music, P.E. & Health  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8  

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  

You can review rhythm here with just a roll of the dice

Title – Musical Dice By – Rebecca Wiater Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 4th-6th This idea is more of a review for rhythm. You have two blocks (large dice) that you can cut out and make from poster board. On …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

4, 5, 6  

Students produce a multimedia fairy tale photo story here told from a different perspective

Title – What Really Did Happen? By – Oscar Castillo Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Social Studies, Music, Computers / Internet Grade Level – 6-12 Concept/Topic To Teach: Different outcomes in stories depending on perspectives. Texas Essential Knowledge and …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Music, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12  

In this lesson, students use a familiar folk melody and Bela Bartok’s inspiration to compose their own song

Title – Use you own folk melodies! By – Robert Gowan Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 6-8 Folk Music in Popular Styles Subject: Strings Academic Objectives: Students will find folk influences in popular music. Students will recognize the use of …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Here is a good Halloween idea called “Monsters, Ghosts, and Other Things That Go BOO”

Title – Monsters, Ghosts and other things that go boo By – Gerry McDougald Subject – Music, Art, Language Arts Grade Level – 6 This is a unit that I have put together for my class. I have inserted clip art images …

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Subjects:

Art, Language Arts, Music  

Grade:

6  

Here’s a music lesson on major key signatures and scales

Title – Major Key Signatures And Scales By – Jeanne Boey – Brush/Midview School Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – 5 and 6 Grades 5 and 6 Smart Board Program (I used “KidsNotes” or one can use any …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

5, 6  

This idea is on “Radio Stars” and involves the students Acting as Radio Personalities

Title – Radio Stars By – Joan M Diez Subject – Social Studies, Music Grade Level – Grades 6-9  My students love listening to music, so I decided to give them the chance to play the role of professional disc jockeys at …

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Subjects:

Music, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8, 9  

Here are instructions for creating the Hawaiian ‘Uli ‘Uli musical gourd rattle instrument used in hula dances

Title – ‘Uli ‘Uli – Hawaiian Gourd Rattle By – Paula Hrbacek Primary Subject – Art Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – Grades 3 to 6 Introduction: Hawaiians make their musical instruments from the things they can find on their island. …

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Subjects:

Art, Music  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6  

“Musical Twister” is game idea for reviewing the names and symbols of notes and rests

Title – Musical Twister Game Idea By – Patricia Trader Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – K-6  Materials needed: One full or queen size flat sheet; colorful Sharpie pens; index cards (four colors if possible). Objective: To learn/review the names and …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6  

This Music game is called Rhythm Bingo

Rhythm Bingo by Kristin Goodwin Grades: 4-6 Objectives: Students will: 1. Identify types of notes and rests; treble and bass clefs. Activity: rhythm bingo Preparation: Make up bingo cards using the word “music” across the top instead of “bingo.” Make the center …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

4, 5, 6  

This lesson idea demonstrates the common element of rhythm in multi-cultural and rock music

Title – Roots of Rock By – Diane Hamilton Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 5-8 This lesson focuses on helping students discover the common element of rhythm in multi-cultural and rock music Objective: Perform rhythms with multi-cultural music Materials: Small …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

Although not a lesson plan, this “Eternal Flame” song may be helpful in dealing with terrorism

Title – Eternal Flame By – Skip West Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – 4-12 Dear Friends, I have written and recorded a song in honor of all victims of terrorism and have included the lyrics here. If …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12  

This is a low stress spelling game for music and other words

Title – Musical Sparkle By – Joanne Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 2-8 This is a spelling game. You can use music and non-music words. Students stand in a circle or sit on desks. Teacher …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8  

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  

In this lesson, students compose a sound map with classroom instruments

Title – Lesson on Creating a Sound Map By – Sabrina LaPointe Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 3-8 Title: Creating a Sound Map Standards: Performing on instruments Reading and notating music Goals: To read notated rhythms correctly To correctly use …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8  

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  

This plan contains information about Beethoven and Bach

Composer “Road Rally” 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 the directions on …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12  

“Rules Rap” is a new way to present first-day music class instructions

Title – Rules Rap By – Diane Hamilton Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 4-6 Objective: Speak rhythmic speech piece to a steady beat in parts Material: Overhead or handout of Rules Rap Procedure: 1. Ask students to begin an ostinato …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

4, 5, 6  

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