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75 reviewed resources for music creativity

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Producing Beats

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Turn your classroom into a music studio as groups work together to determine why music sounds different when performed live versus a recording. After listening to some different music, each group picks a poem, creates a recording, and...
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Theater Arts/Creative Movement Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a series of five exercises intended to bring movement, dance, and theater into the classroom. Intended for special ed classes, but appropriate for any grade, learners will pantomime, play pretend, dance, move, and create...
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Kinky Boots—The New Musical: Official Show Guide

For Parents 9th - 12th Standards
Drag queens in thigh-high shiny red leather boots! Welcome to Kinky Boots, the Tony Award-winning musical about a young man trying to save his family-owned shoe-making business. With an engaging story line and songs by Cyndi Lauper, the...
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Once On This Island: The Musical

For Parents 6th - 12th
Love is stronger than fear. That is the take-away from Lynn Ahrens' Once on this Island. A study guide for the one-act musical, based on Rosa Guy's 1985 novel, My Love, My Love, provides theatre arts students with background information,...
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The Phantom of the Opera: Ideas for Research and Discussion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You could spend a full day discussing The Phantom of the Opera and not scratch the surface, but a set of lessons about the literary elements and themes of the musical production is a great start. Young thespians build upon the background...
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Anastasia: The New Broadway Musical

For Parents 6th - 12th Standards
Whether you are planning a class trip to the theater or want to engage your drama club in an inclusive production unit, a resource focused on the Broadway musical Anastasia is sure to capture young imaginations. It includes background...
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Chicago: The Musical—Education Pack

For Parents 6th - 12th Standards
"Razzle dazzle 'em. And they'll make you a star!" Chicago, with its focus on celebrity, on the manipulation of the press, and on how razzled versions of the truth can dazzle spectators, is an ideal choice for any study of American...
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I Made It. I Own It. Please Don't Steal It.

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Explore the world of copyright law with a variety of activities to instill the importance of respecting creative property. Scholars watch an animated tale then take part in a grand conversation detailing the video's main idea, details,...
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Lesson: Jazzy Stripes and Worlds

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Every artist creates in his own unique way drawing from a variety of inspirational sources. Upper graders work to expand their understanding of the creative process by first analyzing a modern piece and then creating one. They listen to...
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West Side Story Education Packet

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
An education packet shares information about West Side Story, a re-telling of Romeo and Juliet and a tale of two loves. Information in the packet includes an overview of the plot, characters, and story behind the creation of the classic...
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Creating an Original Opera

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This may be a lot to ask of a high schooler, but then again, who knows? Pupils work in groups to explore, write, and then perform an original opera. They view versions of The Magic Flute and La Traviata, then compose a plot, characters,...
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Carnival of the Animals and Aquarium and Magic Fish

For Teachers 1st
Engage little learners in this moderately developed three-lesson unit on the composer Camille Saint-Saens and his piece "The Carnival of Animals." Each lesson includes a listening, discussion, and an art project to engage your class in...
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Problem Solvers: Challenge Activities (Theme 4)

For Teachers 4th Standards
Creative activities help bring literature alive. The first of a set of lessons designed to accompany selections from Theme 4: Problem Solvers uses activities such as skits, responses to music, and social studies projects. These...
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Rights, Remixes, and Respect

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It is very easy to access creative work online, and some individuals are not aware of all the rules that accompany using someone else's original work. Show your class the difference between inspiration and using without permission. The...
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Dance: Discovering the Culture of Gullah

For Teachers 5th - 7th
It's wonderful to see a activity that incorporates art, movement, and writing. These three forms of creative expression are explored as learners dance to music from the Gullah people of West Africa. They analyze several paintings, listen...
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Dance Sequences and Phrases

For Teachers 8th - 12th
A series of lessons about dance would be a great addition to your physical education class. Straightforward as well as creative, it teaches the basic skills of dance movement. A rubric helps guide the dancers to let them know what steps...
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Dimension Dances

For Teachers 4th
Use dance to help learners conceptualize line segments, rays, lines, and planes. They choreograph dances that show dimensional space. Dancers start by pondering space, point, and lines as the teacher draws them in the air. Each movement...
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What A Feeling ... Just Dance!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Hopefully your learners have had some introduction already to dance movement before you do this lesson. If they have, then giving them ribbons and instructing them to make up a little routine should be a fun activity. Encourage your...
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Exploring the Declaration of Independence - Create a Modern Translation

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Give you learners the opportunity to tap into their creative sides as they create a modern translation of the Declaration of Independence! After determining the central ideas of the American nation's founding document, groups are...
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Copyrights and Wrongs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ensure that your class knows all about giving credit where credit is due. Engage their interest with a brief conversation about creative work and a quick video about responsible use of the work of others. Then, give them some time in...
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American Government Final Project

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Your young citizens will be so excited for this American government final project, which will offer them a variety of choices for synthesizing and demonstrating their knowledge at the conclusion of your course. The resource includes...
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American Sign Language Song Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Engage your pupils in American Sign Language by bringing music into the curriculum. Groups select appropriate songs and spend time in class translating the lyrics into ASL before presenting in front of the class. Music and props are...
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Musical Chairs Human Rights Essay

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Human Rights are the focus of the thoughtful, and meaningful language arts and social studies lesson presented here. In it, learners, who have been discussing human rights in class, come into the room and find a photograph taped to their...
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End of the Year Project Final

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Provide your Spanish language learners with three options for a project to close out the school year. Small groups can create educational videos, translate song lyrics, or preform a short skit. Each project is described on the assignment...