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The Poetry of Present Progressive Verbs

Posted Jun 15, 2011 by Cate Malone

Students will be able to create lists of different parts of speech after listening to Rodeo, Hoe-Down by Aaron Copland.  Students will use these different parts of speech to create a free verse poem.

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3-5
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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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A Fork is a Fork is a Fork ... Or is it?

Posted Feb 15, 2011 by Jana Jean

Ever see a glass tuning fork? Are some materials better suited to make tuning forks? Students will learn the history of the tuning fork and the latest technological advances. They will learn how a tuning fork works and why some materials are better suited to make tuning forks.
 

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GRADE LEVEL
6-8 9-12
SUBJECT
Science
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Four Seasons of a Deciduous Tree

Posted Feb 15, 2011 by Laura Knapp

While studying ecosystems, students will focus on the changes that occur in deiciduous forests throughout the seasons of the year. With that knowledge, students will listen to and analyze Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. As a culminating activity, students will use oil pastels to show what a dedicuous forest would like like during each season.
 

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GRADE LEVEL
PK-2 3-5
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Art, Dynamics, Tempo
 
 
 

Finding the Tempo in Locomotor Movements

Posted Feb 15, 2011 by Tori Meredith

As students learn basic locomotor skills, this lesson will help them differentiate tempos. Students will learn to identify and match musical vocabulary for tempos - presto, moderato and adagio - with their locomotor movements through creative movement to music.
 

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PK-2
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Heritage Song

Posted Feb 15, 2011 by Debbie Perry

Students listen critically to two distinct compositions by composer Aaron Copland to help them connect with their own family's traditions and cultures. Through interviews, art and writing, students will gain a better understanding of their own heritage.
 

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A Musical Visit with Babar

Posted Mar 09, 2011 by Janet Mulligan

This lesson will introduce students to Babar, an elephant portrayed in the children's books by Jean de Brunhof. Students will listen to Francis Poulenc's musical composition of the same name, written to reflect the scenes in Jean de Brunhof's book. Students will gain an understanding of how powerful the use of simple rhythm instruments is in retelling the story. Students will also create visual works of art based on the sounds they hear in the audio performance.

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GRADE LEVEL
PK-2
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How Steep is Your Tune?

Posted Mar 09, 2011 by Yolando Cato

In this adventure, students will observe the effect of two factors on a motion plot. They will walk at two different speeds, walk in two different directions, and walk to the tempo of two different classical music selections. The students will then deduce how the value of the slope of a line can be "seen" in its graph.

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GRADE LEVEL
6-8
SUBJECT
Math, Science
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The Nutcracker Ballet

Posted Mar 09, 2011 by Cristy Pollak

This lesson will introduce students to the music of composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky and prepare them for a field trip to see The Nutcracker Ballet. Students will write a poem from the images they imagine or visualize while listening to a two selections from The Nutcracker.

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6-8
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Ragtime with Scott Joplin

Posted Mar 09, 2011 by Dana McBurney

This lesson was created for primary age students but can easily be adapted into an intermediate or middle school social studies lesson. Students will explore a period of time when African Americans were striving to make their mark on American music. Ragtime music will be experienced through listening to classics, observing performances, researching the life of Scott Joplin, learning dances, and wearing self-made costumes of the era. They will reflect on the Ragtime music, the struggle of African Americans, and the life skills of successful people who persevere.

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PK-2 3-5 6-8
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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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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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Reading, Tempo
 
 
 
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