Music Composition Teacher Resources

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Discussion: The Arts

For Teachers 5th - 7th
For this discussion about the arts worksheet, students ask and answer questions concerning the arts and support of the arts.
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Flowers, Flowers, Flowers...A Visit with Georgia O'Keeffe

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students analyze, discuss, and research Georgia O'Keeffe and her flower paintings. They select a flower to paint and create a watercolor painting in the style of Georgia O'Keeffe. Students compose a poem describing their painting.
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One Word Substitution 17

For Students 7th - 9th
In this online interactive vocabulary skills worksheet, students match the 10 vocabulary terms in the word bank to the appropriate definitions. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Malambo

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use appropriate terms to reflect a working knowledge of the musical elements and use terminology from music and dance to analyze and compare structures of musical and other artistic works. They also identify the purpose of the...
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Music Technology

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners practice using keyboard and sequencing software to expand their compositions. They use the notes in the C Major Scale and playback their song written in an ABA song form. They complete pages in a basic piano workbook and...
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General Music Methods

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work as a class to compose an original four-measure rhythm. After a brief review of a sight reading Gordon rhythm patterns, students compose their own rhythm with each student selecting a part for the composition. All...
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Musical & Linguistic Lesson Plan

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders study songs and music of the US Civil War period. They use technology to compose a song that highlights an event or concept from the war.
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Retrograde Composition

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Pupils complete their own retrograde composition. They finish playing a set of notes started by their teacher. They use computer software to complete their song.
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Three Pieces for Chamber Orchestra, Movements 1 & 2 By Arnold Schoenberg

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Pupils study composer, Arnold Schoenberg. They compare landscapes to soundscapes and study abstract art and abstract music. They answer questions and write about both in their journals. They identify abstract artist and composers from...
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Music Creations

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students practice playing notes on the G and C scales in different rhythms. They complete worksheets and discuss the answers. They finish a short notation project as well.
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Melodic Construction and Introduction to Notation Software

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students sing a song following along with the notes on the board. They compare it with another song and identify the elements in a melody. They work together in groups to create their own melody and share them with the class.
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Say It Loud!: A Celebration Of Black Music in America - Lesson 4

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students choose a theme for a song. They compose a poem, and write music to go along with their poem. The instructor plays the musical accompaniment, and the class votes on the most appropriate rhythmic pattern.
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Got The Beat

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students listen to song in which they identify the beat. Listening to the song again, they clap and march to the beat after being introduced to the new vocabulary. They complete the same exercises for other songs played in class.
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WebQuests

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students work together or individually to complete a WebQuest. They gather information on topics related to music. They also practice their piano lessons in class.
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Fish Tunes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils use their musical talent to create a song for the class fishtank. In a group, they compose two or three songs about their own tropical fish in which they can use any rhythm and musical instruments they choose. They perform their...
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Children's Books

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore daily dilemmas students face. They write and illustrate a story book dealing with one dilemma. Students write reviews of their books. They read their books to second grade students. Additional cross curriculum activities...
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Selecting the Focus of the Neoclassicism/Romanticism Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify and flesh out an area of particular interest to them in the field of N/R for the purpose of developing and submitting a more in-depth project on that area of interest.
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Let's Do a Biography!

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners sequence events of a biography for a person from the District of Columbia. In this sequence of events lesson, students read about the life of Duke Ellington and sequence the events of his lifetime into a timeline activity.
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Creation and Our Creator

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students consider the creation. In this creation lesson, students observe nature and relate natural things to the creation. Students watch a Christian video about the creation.

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