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Visualizing Visualizing

Posted Dec 21, 2010 by Jordan Stephens

Students will develop visualization skills through literature and music, and understand the importance of visualization in reading and music.

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PK-2 3-5
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Voice of the Fanfare

Posted Dec 21, 2010 by Cate Malone

Students will be able to describe elements and history of fanfare music. Students will compose an essay for an important person in the "voice" of a fanfare.

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3-5
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Copland, Voice
 
 
 

Poetry with Expression

Posted Feb 15, 2011 by Sarah Fix

Students will have a better understanding of how musical terms, dynamics and tempo, can apply to other disciplines. Students will use musical vocabulary to help determine how to read poems with greater voice and expression.

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All Levels
SUBJECT
Language Arts
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Peter and the Wolf with Puppetry

Posted Mar 09, 2011 by Kathy Davis

This is a simplified version of Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf taught in a developmental delay program for special needs students and English language learners, ages 3 to 6 years. It is easily adapted to meet the needs of older children with the same educational needs. The purpose of the lesson is to provide the students with a variety of experiences performing and telling the story of the fable that Sergei Prokofiev has set to music, and to introduce the students to various instruments of the orchestra.

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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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Possessive Nouns and Identifying Instruments

Posted Apr 09, 2011 by Erika Charlebois

Students will identify the sound and appearance of different musical instruments, and write descriptive sentences using sensory adjectives and possessive nouns to describe the sound produced by each instrument.

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PK-2
SUBJECT
Language Arts
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Retelling the Story of the Three Little Pigs

Posted Apr 09, 2011 by Mary Bedient

This language arts lesson focuses on how to retell the story of the Three Little Pigs. The musical objective is for students to replace the characters in the original version of the Three Little Pigs with musical instruments. Students show their understanding of the instruments they choose by writing in the sounds and physical features of each instrument.

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GRADE LEVEL
PK-2
SUBJECT
Language Arts
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Peter and the Wolf, Arizona Style

Posted Jun 15, 2011 by Cate Malone

Students study the elements of story, idea and voice in writing, and listen to the story and music of Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev. Students will re-write the story of Peter and the Wolf by changing the setting to the desert habitat. Students will understand that they need to change the characters to those which would inhabit this setting.

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GRADE LEVEL
3-5
SUBJECT
Language Arts
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The Rhythm of Poetry: Part Two

Posted May 03, 2011 by John Schneider

Poetry is like a song. When you read poetry, you hear and feel different phrases and beats, created by the placement of punctuation and choice of words. As students listen to Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, third movement Alla Turca: Allegretto in A minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, they will hear how music also has phrases of different lengths and music notation that creates beats the listener will hear and feel. Students will learn how to critique poetry for its rhythm and beats, created by both word choice and punctuation.

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GRADE LEVEL
6-8
SUBJECT
Language Arts
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The Rhythm of Poetry: Part One

Posted May 03, 2011 by Erica Schmidt

Poetry is like a song. When you read poetry, you hear and feel different phrases and beats, created by the placement of punctuation and choice of words. As students listen to Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, third movement Alla Turca: Allegretto in A minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, they will hear how music also has phrases of different lengths and music notation that creates beats the listener will hear and feel. Students will learn how to write poetry that has rhythm and beats, created by both word choice and punctuation.

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6-8
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Language Arts
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