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The Tempo of Understanding

Posted Mar 10, 2011 by Cate Malone

This lesson compares the tempo of music to the tempo of reading. By having students learn about tempo through music, poems and movement, they will gain an understanding and be able to explain times when they should use a slower or faster tempo when reading.

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GRADE LEVEL
PK-2 3-5
SUBJECT
Language Arts
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Dynamics and Literary Tones

Posted Apr 01, 2011 by Kari Monholland

Tone is a difficult concept for students to grasp in Language Arts because it is hardly ever specifically stated in the text. Students have a much easier time uncovering emotions in classical music even though it also is never specifically stated. By studying classical music and its use of dynamics and using words that show tone in correlation with dynamics, students will be able to gain a better grasp of the idea of tone in literature. Students will have a working understanding of musical vocabulary that describes the dynamics of a piece of music and how that relates to the overall tone.

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GRADE LEVEL
9-12
SUBJECT
Language Arts
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Biographical Slideshows

Posted May 05, 2011 by Sarah Fix

Students develop reading fluency and comprehension in nonfiction text as they learn about the period of time from post-Civil War to the 1930s. Students take notes and complete a finished project in the form of a slideshow to create art work, import pictures, and type text about the person they studied and music from a composer who lived during the same time period. The finished slideshow shares information and pictures about the person they studied, has transitions, and music from a famous composer.

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GRADE LEVEL
3-5
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Moods

Posted Jun 07, 2011 by Donna Boyes

Students will determine moods created by a piece of music and will analyze how the composer created the feelings. Students will determine the character traits/moods of story characters by analyzing the adjectives, adverbs, and verbs used by the author. Finally, students will determine which piece of music best represents the characters from a story.

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3-5
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