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Responding to Conflict: Active Listening

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Did I hear you right? You need a great instructional activity on active listening? Through large- and small-group activities, learners differentiate between poor and excellent listening skills. The resource, 7th in a series of 15,...
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How to Get Kids to Listen

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Don't be thrown off by the look of this—scroll down to find tons of lesson plans, scripts, and fun activities to teach youngsters the art of active listening. From mnemonics to spin-offs of the game telephone, you'll have plenty to work...
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Substitute Lesson Ideas For The Music Teacher

For Teachers K - 5th
Have to sub for a music class on short notice? Or have some extra time to play with? Never fear! Help is here in the form of 20 sure-fire music activities and worksheets tested and submitted by music teachers. A great resource to add to...
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Critical Listening: Music Vocabulary

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The school band or orchestra analyzes their own performance after exploring musical terminology. They listen to a classical piece and describe it using only words. They look up musical terminology and then use those words to compare and...
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Consonance and Dissonance Activities

For Teachers K - 12th
Hone those musical ears to identify consonance and dissonance in music being played live or on a recording. Learners will work through four activities where they will listen to consonant and dissonant notes being played first by the...
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Sexual Exploitation, Day 1: Communication

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learn about the two main components of good communication - being assertive and active listening - as well as passive, aggressive, and manipulative communication. There are skits to read out loud as well as scenarios to practice with a...
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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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Teaching the Instruments of the Orchestra to Young Students using the San Francisco Symphony Kids’ Website

For Teachers 1st
Using the San Francisco Children's Orchestra web site, first graders build listening and instrument identification skills. Each child wears head phones, listens to ID, and finds various instruments on the included worksheet. 
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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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Listening for History: Using Jazz Music as a Primary Source

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Designed as a teacher resource, a packet identifies resources and approaches instructors can use to incorporate jazz into their history classes. Materials are identified by historical era, from the roots of jazz prior to World War I to...
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Listening Logs

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students hone their listening skills. They develop tools for approaching research into their own musical traditions and those of community and state and examine different ways of recording data. They design different types of research...
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Listen Up

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students practice listening skills and play a class game called a Play and Echo Game.
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Writing About Informational Text: Music and the Brain

For Students 6th Standards
Even if you've never picked up a musical instrument, chances are that music has directly impacted your mental and emotional development. Sixth graders engage in a reading activity in which they read two articles on the impact of music on...
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Jay-Z: Famous People, ELL Assignment

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
This lengthy assignment was designed for English language learners. It includes a 1-page reading on the rapper, Jay-Z, and 10 activities/exercises that focus on listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary acquisition,...
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Jay Chou: Famous People (ELL Assignment)

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
This 13-page assignment was designed for English language learners and includes a one-page reading on the Taiwanese entertainer, Jay Chou, and 10 activities/exercises that address listening and reading comprehension, speaking, vocabulary...
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Popular Music and Music Videos

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This resource is part of a three-activity unit that introduces your class to the concept of popular culture and the role that it plays in their lives. Here, learners examine the importance of the music industry and music videos in pop...
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Set a Poem to Music

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Fun awaits both you and your class as you embark on a musical activity. After discussing different rhythmic meters they choose a poem to set to music. The poem must rhyme and be set to a melody in the key of C Major. Because the activity...
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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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Alcatraz: Reading and Listening Comprehension

For Students 5th - 6th
For this listening comprehension interactive worksheet, students listen to a clip about Alcatraz and complete the cloze activity. There are twelve fill-in's to complete.
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Romantic and 20th Century Period Music

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Upper graders explore the similarities, differences, and depth of pop music from the Romantic era and the 20th century. They listen to selections that exemplify the Baroque, Romantic, and 20th century periods, then create presentations...
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Taking the “General” Out of Middle School General Music!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Middle schoolers will sing the praises of this music program. The resource, designed as an overview for music instructors, is loaded with ideas, activities, and links. Not a sour note in the packet. 
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"I Can” Common Core! 6th Grade Speaking and Listening

For Teachers 6th Standards
It is important for kids to know exactly what is expected of them academically, but the standards are generally written in teacher language. These printables are available for all sixth grade Common Core standards.
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Activity Guide: Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Enhance a reading of the Caldecott Medal-winning children's book Joseph had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback with this collection of learning activities. Starting with general background information about the book and author, this...
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Equal Rhythms

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Engage young mathematicians in learning about fractions with this cross-curricular math and music lesson. After listening to and repeating different beat patterns, children realize that musical notes are just another way of representing...

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