19th Century Musicians Teacher Resources

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Post-Impressionism in the Late 19th Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore one of the most exciting periods in art history with a colorful presentation. The works of Toulouse-Lautrec, Seurat, Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Cezanne are featured in a slideshow about the Post-Impressionists of the late 19th Century. 
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Black History Rap

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students write a rap or hip-hop lyric about the life of a famous Black American. They explore famous Black Americans in history and explore how the rap form compares to other forms of poetic expression.
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Romanticism: A Reaction To the Ills of the 18th -19th Century

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Designed to accompany an introductory lecture on the Romantic Movement in art, literature, and music, this PowerPoint begins with the social and cultural turmoils of the period from 1750 to 1850. Viewers are then introduced to the major...
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19th & 20th Century Composers: Exoticism

For Teachers 8th - 12th
VH1 Music Studio has put out another great lesson that incorporates analysis, compare/contrast, and musical terminology. Kids will listen to the song "Habanera" considering the use of specific instruments in evoking a sense of location....
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Music of the Middle East

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Explore the cultural and religious influences that have shaped music in the Middle East. Classical and traditional music styles are covered in terms of instrumentation and music theory. This slide show would be appropriate for a music...
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American Music Styles - Lesson 1

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students describe some of the distinguishing characteristics of rock, folk, blues, and country music. They identify two main musical roots of today's American popular music.
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Celebration and Satire- Beginning Level

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine art elements in a late-19th-century self-portrait painting. In this visual arts lesson, students analyze the painting "A Centennial of Independence" and identify the color, shape, and symbols in the art piece. Students...
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Flamenco: A Cross-Cultural Art Form

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Notes of pride and persecution, exclusion and isolation resonate in flamenco. Introduce this musical art form to your social studies or Spanish language classes with a resource that follows a young flamenco guitarist as he practices his...
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Key Points about English Folk Music Worksheet

For Students 5th - 7th
In this music worksheet, students read key points about English folk music including what it is, what instruments are played, its history, and two of its important styles. They answer 10 questions using full sentences before writing a...
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Development of Popular Music

For Students 10th - 12th
The history and marketing of pop music is the subject of this lesson. Students first read an article detailing definitions and historical shifts of pop music in society. The activity then provides students with a few comprehension-level...
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English Folk Music

For Students 5th - 8th
In this English folk music worksheet, students read an article pertaining to the history of folk music in England from the times of the Industrial Revolution until the 1970s.
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Civil War Music - Irish Folk Songs

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students determine what it was like to serve as an Irish-American in the American Civil War. In this Irish folk song lesson, students use the provided worksheets to analyze selected Irish folk songs and make inferences about war...
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Romanticism: A Movement Across the Arts

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Characterized by the five I's (imagination, intuition, idealism, inspiration, and individuality), the Romantic period saw quite a shift in the music and art production at its time. Review this PowerPoint with your class to discuss some...
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The Math Of African Music

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars practice rhythms and fractions on African drums in this Music instructional activity mixing Math skills and music notation. The instructional activity also includes ideas for assessment and state and national benchmarks met.
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Understanding Past and Present Labor Injustice through Music

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore early 19th century labor conditions through the use of period songs. In this tolerance lesson, students listen to period songs and respond. Students write their own song that protests unfair and dangerous working...
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From Aaliyah to Jay-Z: Captured Moments in Hip-hop History

For Teachers 4th - 8th
To take "the definitive portrait of that person in that moment" is the quest of photographer and hip-hop historian Jonathan Mannion. In this short video, Mannion details his dedication to his art and the process he goes through to catch...
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Music of Slavery and Oppression in the Mid-1800's

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Pupils examine 19th century life for African-Americans. In this slavery lesson, students analyze the lyrics of slave songs and present their findings to their classmates.
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Musical Composers-Research and Write

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this composer activity, students read about what composers do, then research 3 famous composers from the 18th or 19th century, writing a few sentences about each composer.
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English Folk Music

For Students 8th
In this English folk music worksheet, 8th graders read about the characteristics, instruments, and purpose of traditional music. They read about the history of folk music and contemporary uses of this type of music. They answer 10 short...
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Making Elisir

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the technical language used by musicians and music lovers. They study the contemporary relevance of 19th Century Italian opera and understand how it is translated into electronic media.
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Music

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders learn the song "Blow the Man Down" and know that it is a work song. They differentiate between loud and soft singing. They use body movements to reinforce the recognition of music in 3/4 time.
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Yankee Doodle... More than Just a Catchy Tune

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate the history of patriotic music and practice singing the tunes with classmates.  In this U.S. History lesson, students examine lyrics of the traditional song "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and discuss the differing points of...
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Natural Disasters

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students create an expressive painting documenting their experience of a storm. They create a slide show presentation comparing and contrasting the impact and the response to a natural disaster in the 19th century with the impact...
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Carolina Composers

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders utilize primary sources from the Eastern North Carolina Digital Library to research nineteenth century North Carolina composers. They conduct Internet research, complete a research worksheet, and create a rap about their...

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