Tag Archives: Elementary Music

Resource: FREE Music Lesson Plans

Check out this database of music lesson plans from Hillsborough Countyu Schools: Music Curriculum Search You will need to enter the provided username and password. I have not examined these lesson plans in detail, but when you log in you … Continue reading

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Choral Music Scavenger Hunt

This is a scavenger hunt I borrowed from my colleague Miss B.; we used it when I substituted for her class, but it can also be used as a great way to get the students to become familiar with the … Continue reading

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Love and Logic Solution: Turn Your Word into Gold

Found this on the facebook page “Teachers with a Sense of Humor.” Not sure yet if there is more to this “Love and Logic” program, but I’m going to try to find out. Thought this was a good way of … Continue reading

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Instrument Families Images

Some pictures of the various instrument families.

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3rd Grade Thanksgiving Lesson Plan – Guitars

This is a lesson I did in my pre-internship, created by the cooperating teacher Mrs. Vera. I do not think she would mind if I shared it. The lesson would include slides of the story of the pilgrims, and the … Continue reading

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Rhythm Boxes Activity

I saw this activity used in an elementary music classroom, I believe 3rd grade was the appropriate class for this project, though I might be wrong. In this exercise students are given four boxes connected to each other to represent … Continue reading

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Classroom Control – Unruly Students

A tip that I have learned for classroom control with unfamiliar students, especially when substituting in middle school, is a simple one: learn their names. When I take role in class I try to make a notation about something distinctive … Continue reading

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