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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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Website: Classics For Kids

In doing research for a music appreciation class I stumbled across a great resource, a website called Classics for Kids. I discovered a page with a radio show about different periods of music, and the site also includes information on … Continue reading

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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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Plate Skates!

This is a movement activity that my mom has done with some of the kids in her EBD (emotionally/behaviorally disabled) class. They used waxed paper plates on their feet as skates! Step on the plate and skate around the room. … Continue reading

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K – Nanny Goat Lesson Plan

Here is a PowerPoint designed by my friend “Miss G” to go along with the lesson in the Silver-Burdette “Making Music” Kindergarten book. It is centered around a Jamaican song about goats. Enjoy! Nanny Goat Lesson Plan  

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Lesson Plan Template – Middle School Chorus

This lesson plan template was given to me by a chorus teacher friend; it is used as a checklist to help the instructor (and administration) easily identify techniques and methods being used to implement specific standards.

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Listening Map – Mussorgsky’s “Promenade”

This is one of my favorite lessons. I’ve taught it in class before, and I have used it in several of my college courses as well. I have included all the elements needed to teach this lesson. If you use … Continue reading

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