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39 resources with the keyterm tempo

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Describing Mirror Dances (Size and Tempo)

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine size and tempo in dance before performing mirror image dance moves. In this dance lesson, 3rd graders examine dance moves with different sizes and tempos. They design and perform mirror image movements while working...
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A Tempo Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Allegro, largo, vivo, and andante, it's tempo time! As the metronome ticks off a variety of tempos, budding musicians work to identify them. They then create and perform a musical, singing, or movement piece which demonstrates each type...
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Sight-Reading Music

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part of learning to play music is learning to read music. Young musicians practice the techniques needed to become strong sight readers. They learn to keep their eyes ahead, scan the sheet music, and play each piece thoughtfully. 
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Music Conducting: Classroom Activities

For Teachers K - 8th
Turn the class into a percussive orchestra and let the kids take over as conductor. You'll explain a few ins and outs of what a conductor does. Then you hand over the baton and let your budding Beethovens conduct each other as they play...
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Name That Tune

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Integrating technology and music can be a snap with lessons like this one! Kids in a junior high band class took to the Internet to download and practice playing their instrument with a computer generated back up band. They practice...
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My (musical) Valentine

For Teachers K
Get out those bells, sand blocks, and sticks! Your kindergarteners use their singing voices to ask and answer friendly questions while keeping rhythm. They take turns in a group and in pairs singing questions and answers while keeping...
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Kindergarten Music Time

For Teachers K
Little ones are led through a series of rhythmic songs and chants while they march, clap, and use their tummies as percussive instruments. They work on singing in pitch, chunking, and keeping a steady beat. 
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Exploring Pulse & Rhythm

For Teachers K - 2nd
When we play music, we count beats both high and low. This introductory music activity explores tempo and rhythm. Learners will follow along as they clap to the beat, they clap high in the air and low. A very good introductory lesson.
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Musical Terms

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Are you starting a recorder lesson with your elementary students? Use this helpful slide-show, perfect for introducing basic music terms such as tempo, dynamics, pitch, and duration. Each slide provides a definition and example of the...
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Music and Animation: 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Music has been used to convey thoughts, feelings, and the human condition for thousands of years. Your class will analyze several songs hear in the animated classic, "Charlie Brown." They will listen to several jazz pieces from the show,...
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Green Light

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
How is music like reading? First, listeners rank music from slowest to fastest. How does the music's pace affect your mood? How does this same theory compare to reading? Spark a discussion to identify the similarities. 
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Garage Band Introduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars create a new project. They are told that the Garage Band is a program that comes on Macintosh computers. Students are told that they project doesn't matter what tempo or key if they are recording live music. They go back...
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Teaching the Musical Concept of Tempo

For Teachers K
Intended for an Autism class, this lesson plan teaches self-expression through music while facilitating an understanding of the concept of tempo. Pupils engage in a call-and-response song, clap, discuss, and sing keeping feelings and...
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Moving and Grooving with Tempo

For Teachers 1st
First graders recognize the variations of tempo in music as it changes. They repeat movements, define tempo and distinguish between fast and slow tempo while playing a teacher led game.
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Overture to 'William Tell' by Gioacchino Rossini

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create an awareness of how music creates a setting in a story or legend. They identify the instrumentation, dynamics and tempo used to create various settings for a musical story. They perform rhythmic patterns from listening...
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"Let's Write a Song"

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders analyze, brainstorm and practice playing a melody/pattern with rhythm, tempo, dynamics, and instrumental pieces of many styles. In addition, they create an original piece of music.
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Moving and Grooving with Tempo:

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars are able to repeat various movements. They are able to state the definition of tempo. Students are able to distinguish between a slow temps and a fast tempo. They form a circle and play the music detective game.
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Silhouettes and Interiors

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a multimedia piece that integrates drawing and collage. Students learn about metacognition and the discovering of self through genres of art and literature by using these steps: inspiration, brainstorm, application,...
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Sounds Interesting

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Play a music game with your budding musicians! They pick various sound cards out of a bag and make those sounds in different ways. 
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A Shape-Note Singing Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars discover the shape-note method of singing. In this reading and notating music lesson, students learn the four shapes of the shape-note method and the tradition of Sacred Harp singers. Young scholars sing the shapes of...
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Elements of Music

For Students 7th
For this music worksheet, 7th graders fill in the blanks in 7 sentences that describe the elements of music such as tempo, pitch, decay, and duration. They use the words from a word bank at the bottom of the page. They make a word search...
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Tempo Train

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students learn tempo, beat, and rhythm through reciting Engine, Engine, Number 9 and listening to the song "Freight Train". They analyze beat patterns and rhythm and copy it through clapping and walking.
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Lining Up!

For Teachers K - 5th
Students use an army chant to line up at the door before class is over. They learn the difference between talking and singing voices. This activity focuses the students on a single activity and shifts their focus to something fun while...
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The Travels of Babar: An Adventure in Scales

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students become familiar with the musical notify that are associated with the character in Monstel's The Travels of Babar: An Adventure in Scales, so that they can listen attentively to the performance and understand and appreciate ow...