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Sounds of Music

Posted Aug 16, 2009 by Rebecca Cardon

Can we hear the sounds of music?  Students will predict how well they think they can detect the dynamics of music by well known composers.  Through scientific inquiry, students will create an entry for the science fair which compares predictions with data collected by a Quacker Tracker while their musical selection is played.

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Stravinsky: Our Words, Our Vision

Posted Aug 16, 2011 by Audra Peters

Students will engage with the music of Igor Stravinsky and write a cinquain poem to express their interpretation. Students will use different art mediums to draw their vision of his music.

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3-5
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Revolutionary Music

Posted Aug 16, 2009 by Ann Callan

Students will gain an understanding of music’s relationship to the American, French and Russian revolutions.  Students will also gain knowledge that music has changed over the last 200 years as a result of a musical revolution.

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Music, Emotion, Mood and Line

Posted Aug 16, 2009 by Denise Stover

Students will understand that music communicates many thing.  Students will understand that music can be represented and expressed on paper through the use of line and color.

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6-8
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Cartooning Stravinsky

Posted Aug 16, 2009 by Denise Stover

With a little help by Stravinsky, students understand music evokes mood, emotion and feeling.  In the process, students develop critical listening and thinking skills, and illustrate through cartooning what they believe is expressed in selections of The Rite of Spring.

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6-8
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Conociendo a un gran compositor (Meeting a Great Composer)

Posted Apr 30, 2010 by Monica Suyo

Through this lesson students have the opportunity to research a classical composer of their choosing. This lesson involves the use of different skills such as: reading, translation, writing, and speaking in Spanish. Furthermore, students will be able to analyze their composer's life, and present feedback and insight on what they have learned.

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6-8 9-12
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Stravinsky and the Firebird

Posted Apr 30, 2010 by Bonnie Raines

This lesson integrates language arts with visual and performing arts. Students immerse themselves in the world of the Russian folktale, The Firebird, and then explore other avenues of appreciating the tale through listening and dancing to Stravinsky's Firebird Suite, as well as engaging in theater and visual arts activities.

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FDR's New Deal Programs

Posted Apr 30, 2010 by Pat Miller

Franklin Roosevelt introduced The New Deal to boost the economy that was shattered by the Wall Street Crash. Students will research the acts and agencies that were to help restore prosperity through expansive government intervention in the economy. Music integration will be in the following components: classical music for the video, poster of the biography of the composer and why he wrote the piece; and analysis of why students choose the classical piece for their video.

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Compare and Contrast Composers

Posted Jun 15, 2011 by Stephanie LaPlante

Students will create a visual representation of what they think about, or feel from the music of Copland and Stravinsky. After reading books from the series Getting to Know the World's Greatest Composers, students will use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the two composers (Stravinsky and Copland), their music, and the time period in which they lived to create a paragraph comparing the two composers.

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3-5
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Emotions in Music

Posted Dec 21, 2010 by Kate Sequeia

Music can portray and evoke emotions. What musical elements do you hear that make you feel a certain way? How does the composer use these elements to portray emotion? Students will listen to a musical selection and brainstorm the feelings it evokes, and then move into a writing activity about that emotion.

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Stravinsky, Munch, Vivaldi, Monet and Albers

Posted Dec 21, 2010 by Laurie Burghardt

Compare and contrast Stravinsky's Rite of Spring to Vivaldi's Four Seasons, La Primavera (Spring). Pair the music of Stravinsky with the art of Edvard Munch. Pair the music of Vivaldi with the art of Claude Monet. Discuss the similarities and differences. Discuss Josef Albers’ Homage to the Square entitled “The High Spring”. Discuss how color and mood are connected. Create a color square in the style of Josef Albers to represent the pairings of Stravinsky & Munch and the pairing of Vivaldi & Monet.

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The Rite of Spring and Fantasia

Posted Dec 21, 2010 by Karen Travis

Students will listen to Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, discuss what spring time means, and create a list of adjectives for the music. Then, they will watch the part of the Disney film Fantasia that re-interprets the same music. Students will add to their list of adjectives, retell the film's story, and compare the original music to the film's story. After listening again, and moving to the music, they will write and draw a response.

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PK-2
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