Tag Archives: appreciation

Learn Zillion Lesson Plans

Buenas noches! Some of you know that I teach middle school chorus, orchestra, and now guitar…what you probably don’t know is that I was supposed to co-teach Musical Theatre with the drama teacher, but he moved on and got a … Continue reading

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Famous Musicians Lessons

PowerPoint Presentations I created to present famous musicians to the middle school students I am currently teaching. Three days of an overview of famous musicians and then two days of presenting their assignments. I did not have them take notes … Continue reading

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Periods of Classical Music – PowerPoint Lessons

These are the PowerPoint lessons I did on the different periods of classical music with my music appreciation class. Feel free to use them, but please credit me or provide a link to my website. The printed music included should … Continue reading

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Composer Quest Assignment

Hello readers! I am currently substituting long-term for a teacher who is out on sick leave, and one of my more unique classes is music appreciation class. Last week we studied musical genres, this week it will be musical periods/eras. … Continue reading

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Pop Music as defined by a middle school student.

“Pop Music” refers to a particular style while popular music is a genre that applies to music that was popular at any given point in time, generally distributed for the masses.

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Music Appreciation Class Lessons – Timbre, Ensembles, Genres

These are some lessons that I did as a unit on a 4 week school week in a middle school music appreciation class. We discussed the timbres of instruments, different ensembles, and different genres. The recorded music can all be … Continue reading

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