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Some Musical Styles Defined

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Introduce some musical styles to your class using this helpful handout and game idea. They read and review the handout which includes definitions for 17 different musical styles, then they play a round-robin-style game to reinforce what...
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Indian Music

For Students 6th - 10th
For this Indian music worksheet, students read an article, bullet points, and a graphic organizer pertaining to Indian music and respond to 7 short answer questions and complete 1 extension activity.
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Indian Music

For Students 5th - 6th
In this music learning exercise, students discover facts about India's musical history and culture. Students read informative paragraphs and answer 7 questions about India's history and music.
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How to Beat the Rainy Day Blues

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
With a little ingenuity, lively exercise can occur despite the weather.
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17th Century Music and Dance

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore American history through hands-on use and demonstration of musical material culture representing early colonial America. They compare the music of colonial America to modern music.
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How Many Heartbeats Do We Get?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
On average, your heart beats about 100,000 times a day. The narrator of this short video discusses how important the heart has been across cultures, from mummification to its relationship in love. He then discusses the heart rate and the...
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Intro to New Technologies in Music Education

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders, while in the computer lab utilizing a Sibelius software, create an eight-measure piece in the key of a minor using the notes A, B, C, D and E. They incorporate quarter notes, eighth notes and half notes. Each student...
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Henry Purcell

For Students 8th - 9th
In this music history worksheet, students read about the English composer Henry Purcell. Students also read a brief history of English opera.
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An Introduction to Sonata

For Students 6th - 9th
In this music worksheet, students read an excerpt about the classical sonata and how it is defined. They also respond to seven questions based on what they read in the excerpt about sonata.
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Americans Who Stood Up for Their Beliefs

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students will reflect upon the use of music to teach lessons throughout history. The focus of the study is based upon early American History. The tie of music and the abolition of slavery makes for interesting inquiry for learners.
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Being Me in the Face of Adversity - Americans Who Stood Up for Their Beliefs

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students identify important Americans from the colonial, revolutionary and slavery periods who are noted for standing up for their beliefs in the face of peer disapproval. They identify the importance of music in motivating and...
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Lesson Plan for Symphony No. 4, Op. 90, Mvt. I "Italian" (1833)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the life and musical compositions of German composer, Felix Mendelssohn. They listen to and analyze 'Symphony No. 4, Op. 90, Mvt. I' describing how the mood of the composition is reflected in key, tempo and rhythm.
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Appoggiaturas

For Students 4th - 6th
In this musical appoggiaturas worksheet, learners review, discuss and analyze the three essential points of an appoggiaturas note and then identify the appoggiaturas in one stanza of music.
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Haitian Revolutions: Crash Course

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What island was home to the second free, independent nation in the Americas, which saw the most successful slave revolts ever, and became the first modern nation be be governed by people of African descent? A video on the Haitian...
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Pilgrims and Puritans

For Teachers 11th - 12th
With graphic organizers galore, learners will follow the changes of church and state in early colonial America. They look at the differences between the pilgrims and the puritans in terms of beliefs and life ways. Myths and...
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Magic Squares for Cyrano de Bergerac Act II

For Students 8th - 9th
There is some tricky vocabulary in Act II of Cyrano de Bergerac! Front-load these words with this magic squares activity. Sixteen new words are listed, along with their definitions. Kids must match each word to its definition, completing...
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How Some Words Get Forgetted

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There's nothing regular about them—irregular verbs turn out to be the most common verbs in the English language. Through an analysis of data, learners discover that Zipf's Law describes the patterns of word usage. 
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Look who's Coming to Dinner...the Franklin's

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students research dinner menus from the colonail period and create dinner party set in the time period. Students dress for the occasion and bring in dishes to share with one another.
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Native American Village Days

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars research the tribes of American Indians in Virginia and settled, agricultural tribes in other regions of America. They explain how geography and climate influenced the way various Indian tribes lived, and evaluate the...
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Reading Images: Maconaquah

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Pupils examine a portrait of Maconaquah and compose a list of things they observe about her. They look at her age, clothing, jewelry, and her emotions based on her facial expression. Conclusions are drawn as they "read" the pictures...
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Ukiyo-e

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils investigate and examine ukiyo-e, or Japanese woodblock prints, from the Edo period (1615-1868) in Japan and use this gained knowledge to compare Japanese culture to American societal trends.

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