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Understanding Fractions Through Music

Posted Aug 16, 2009 by Bonnie Redfern

Students understand the relationships between whole, halves, and quarters, and internalize the relationships between the parts through interaction with musical notation and rhythm.  Additionally, students will apply abstract thinking skills to process, read and create musical notations and compositions using their knowledge of fractions.

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3-5
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'Cmon - Feel the Noise!

Posted Aug 16, 2009 by Heidi Doyle and Joanne Sweet

How does someone who is deaf enjoy music?  Can they hear it?  Can they make it?  Through exploring the life and music of Evelyn Glennie, students will understand that music is sound produced by vibrations, and will create their own instrument out of found objects to compose a musical score for presentation.

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PK-2
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Earthquake Symphonies

Posted Aug 16, 2009 by Rick Carreiro

Can earthquakes write music?  Using seismograms and music score sheets, students record the earth’s movements to create Earthquake Symphonies.  Students listen to and analysis the music of Beethoven’s Eroica and how it relates to the movement of the earth.

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9-12
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Musical Instruments and the Science of Sound

Posted Aug 16, 2009 by Diane Immethun

Students are able to demonstrate the difference in pitch and dynamics that can be produced on various instruments through vibrations.

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3-5
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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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The Music of Oceans

Posted Aug 16, 2009 by Sheryl Doolittle

Through this multi-sensory lesson, students are introduced to the four oceans of the world.  The use of music, art and creative movement increase the experiential learning of all students.

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PK-2
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Admirable Armonica Admirers

Posted Aug 16, 2009 by Mary Alice Hillman

Students will discover how the love of music connected two important figures in world history: Benjamin Franklin, an American founding father, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, an Austrian composer.  Additionally, students will begin to understand pitch, and how each note is calibrated to create its own unique sound.

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3-5 6-8
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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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Prehistoric Music

Posted Aug 16, 2009 by Cherie Luck

This lesson shows students where rock music really began! Students will create musical instruments with objects from nature.  Using their created instruments, students compose and perform a musical arrangement, while making connects with their knowledge of life during the Stone Age.

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6-8
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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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Star Spangled Music as a Patriotic Symbol

Posted Aug 16, 2009 by Christina Gammel

Through the use of music, students will make connections with the historical events in Colonial America and Europe during the early 19th century.  Using the music of Sousa and Tchaikovsky, students will understand how music can become a patriotic symbol and help depict historical events.

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War of 1812

Posted Aug 16, 2009 by Cassandra Schlievert

Students deepen their understanding of the political and emotional events of the War of 1812 through the music of Tchaikovsky.  Students will learn how different instruments are used for expressing a mood and illustrating events in history.  Students will write a response to the music that informs about their own understanding of both the instrumentation and the important events of history.

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