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Film Unit

Marveling the Music in Movies Unit

2020-05-19T17:43:59+00:00

Teacher Doreen Steinmacher created this 7-week virtual unit on music from the movies. Each unit essential questions, learning objectives, 3 student tasks, editable assessments, and extra assignments. Teachers can easily adapt and use each unit individually or use them as presented.

Price: Free During Covid-19

ElementTi

K-5 Online Lessons & Activities for Preparing, Presenting & Practicing the Element ti

2020-05-19T17:43:37+00:00

Teacher Theresa Sharp created this PDF resource.  The pages provide teachers with public domain songs, activities, and assessments for teaching the element ti. For each grade level there are links to videos, editable worksheets, and differentiated lesson ideas for teaching synchronously and asynchronously. Download the PDF for free right here!

Price: Free During Covid-19

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Alpha 4- Body Percussion

2020-04-22T22:42:09+00:00

Alpha 4- Body Percussion is for younger elementary students as a supplementary activity on eighth note rhythms. The video utilizes clapping, snapping, stomping, and other body percussion techniques. The video presents the rhythms as a call and response format.

Price: Free

Link: Alpha 4- Body Percussion

Mrs. Miracle’s Music Room

2020-04-22T22:30:17+00:00

Mrs. Miracle’s Music Room has abundant podcasts and blogs that focus primarily on elementary classroom music. These tools are helpful for elementary music lesson planning and also contain ideas and resources for online learning. Also has the tools to assess creating music, musical knowledge, and musical responses with online learning. The website is free with a subscription.

Price:Free always, supplementary link to teachers pay teachers for additional resources

Link:  Mrs. Miracle’s Music Room

Choir-intine example

Distance Learning for Choir-intine

2020-04-14T22:18:16+00:00

This Google Sheets provides descriptions of apps perfect for enriching your virtual music education and choral classroom. It includes well-known resources such as Zoom and Audacity, as well as hidden gems such as Join the Virtual Choir. The sheet also includes video links to educational “things to watch” and “assessment ideas” prompts pertaining to music education.

Price: Free always

Link: Distance Learning for Choir-intine

Choir-intine example

Distance Learning for Choir-intine

2020-04-14T22:18:35+00:00

This Google Sheets provides descriptions of apps perfect for enriching your virtual music education and choral classroom. It includes well-known resources such as Zoom and Audacity, as well as hidden gems such as Join the Virtual Choir. The sheet also includes video links to educational “things to watch” and “assessment ideas” prompts pertaining to music education.

Price: Free always

Link: Distance Learning for Choir-intine

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Lesson Plans To Inspire Your Classroom Activities (Soundtrap)

2020-04-14T22:20:10+00:00

Teachers can use this resource as a  Soundtrap-based lesson plan database. Soundtrap is a website designed for incorporating electronic music and recording projects into the classroom. This resource provides an extensive amount of lesson plans for all grades. The lesson plans focus on general music and satisfy National Core Arts Standards. Each lesson plan provides objectives, the level it is best suited for, a detailed explanation of the activity/project, and extended learning goals.

Price: Free during COVID-19 (Soundtrap subscription normally $249/year for 50 users)

Link: Lesson Plans To Inspire Your Classroom Activities

solfege

Learn Moveable Do Solfege Flashcards

2020-04-14T19:56:31+00:00

Learn Movable Do | Solfege Flashcards! is a solfege quiz game on the free site music-theory-practice.com. The player picks the correct solfege syllable for the note on the staff, and the key is given on the card. Wrong answers and corrections are displayed if you scroll down the page. You can work through four levels, from Apprentice to Wizard. At the end, you can take a timed quiz. This would be entertaining practice for vocal students or theory students.

Price: Always Free

Link: Solfege Flashcards

 

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Lesson Plans To Inspire Your Classroom Activities (Soundtrap)

2020-04-14T14:50:58+00:00

Teachers looking for Soundtrap lesson plans will find much of use here. This resource provides an extensive collection of lesson plans for all grades. Designed for general music while satisfying National Core Arts Standards, teachers can find objectives, ideal level, a detailed explanation of the activity/project, and options for extended learning in these plans.

Price: Free during COVID-19 (Soundtrap subscription normally $249/year for 50 users)

Link: Lesson Plans To Inspire Your Classroom Activities

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Choral Connections: Choir Evaluation Project

2020-04-16T17:02:12+00:00

This resource helps choral teachers develop listening units for students in beginning, advanced, and/or collegiate methods or choirs. Based around the state festival system, students will think critically about their own music and the process of evaluation. The unit is adaptable for distance learning, homework, or in-class projects. The PDF download includes editable student worksheets for multiple levels of learners.

Price: Free during COVID-19

Link: ChoirEval_Final

 

 

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Choral Connections: Choir Evaluation Project

2020-04-16T17:02:22+00:00

This resource helps choral teachers develop listening units for students in beginning, advanced, and/or collegiate methods or choirs. Based around the state festival system, students will think critically about their own music and the process of evaluation. The unit is adaptable for distance learning, homework, or in-class projects. The PDF download includes editable student worksheets for multiple levels of learners.

Price: Free during COVID-19

Link: Choir Evaluation Project

 

 

solfege

Learn Moveable Do Solfege Flashcards

2020-04-13T17:31:47+00:00

Learn Movable Do | Solfege Flashcards! is a solfege quiz game on the free site music-theory-practice.com. The player picks the correct solfege syllable for the note on the staff, and the key is given on the card. Wrong answers and corrections are displayed if you scroll down the page. You can work through four levels, from Apprentice to Wizard, with a timed quiz at the end. This would be entertaining practice for vocal students or theory students.

Price: Always Free

Link: Solfege Flashcards

 

Jazzy World

Jazzy World Tour

2020-04-13T17:07:21+00:00

This resource is ideal for elementary music educators who are looking for an online learning resource for their students that is fun and culturally informative. It is an interactive app that allows for the user to travel around the world and learn about different instruments and cultures. There are quizzes along the way that test one’s knowledge of both music and geography/culture.

Price: $5

Link: Jazzy World

Composition

Songwriting/Composition Assignments

2020-04-13T16:57:10+00:00

This assignment is perfect for high school students in a music technology or general music class. This would be good for the middle or end of a unit on film music or on emotions in music. There are two projects in this lesson plan – a songwriter analysis assignment, and a composition assignment. Students need to have access to Logic or a similar software.

Price: Free always

Link: Songwriting/Composition Assignments

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Lesson Plans To Inspire Your Classroom Activities (Soundtrap)

2020-04-12T21:03:02+00:00

Teachers can use this resource as a Soundtrap-based lesson plan database. Soundtrap is a website designed for incorporating electronic music and recording projects into the classroom. This resource provides an extensive amount of lesson plans for all grades, focusing on general music and satisfying National Core Arts Standards. Each lesson plan provides details such as objectives, level, explanation of procedure, and learning goals.

Price: Free during COVID-19 (Soundtrap subscription normally $249/year for 50 users)

Link: Lesson Plans To Inspire Your Classroom Activities

Rainbow worksheet

Rainbow Rhythm Composition Project

2020-04-12T20:49:52+00:00

This resources is a composition project ideal for middle- to upper-level elementary grades. Students compose and assign rhythms to different colors of the rainbow, which they then rearrange into four-bar phrases. Students can then perform their rainbow rhythm compositions, and submit an audio/video recording (and the accompanying worksheet) for a performance assessment. The project encourages students to “get some fresh air and exercise by going for a walk outside,” which helps promote their well-being.

Price: Always Free

Link: Rainbow Rhythm Composition Project

 

Choir-intine example

Distance Learning for Choir-intine

2020-04-12T20:40:33+00:00

This Google Sheet provides descriptions of apps perfect for enriching your virtual music education and choral classroom. It includes well-known resources such as Zoom and Audacity, as well as hidden gems such as Join the Virtual Choir. The sheet also includes video links to educational “things to watch” and “assessment ideas” prompts pertaining to music education.

Price: Free always

Link: Distance Learning for Choir-intine

Baroque music

Unit Lesson: If It’s Not Baroque, Don’t Fix It

2020-04-15T00:53:57+00:00

In this unit lesson, advanced music students demonstrate their knowledge of the Baroque period by performing a song. Teachers can assess both the performers and audience members (classmates) on their behavior and character as if they were living in the Baroque Era. The plan provides strategies for both assessment and differentiation. Teachers can easily adapt this lesson for online instruction.

Price: Free always

Link: If It’s Not Baroque, Don’t Fix It

Baroque music

Unit Lesson: If It’s Not Baroque, Don’t Fix It

2020-04-15T00:54:05+00:00

In this unit lesson, advanced music students demonstrate their knowledge of the Baroque period by performing a song. Teachers can assess both the performers and audience members (classmates) on their behavior and character as if they were living in the Baroque Era. The plan provides strategies for both assessment and differentiation. Teachers can easily adapt this lesson for online instruction.

Price: Free always

Link: If It’s Not Baroque, Don’t Fix It

Baroque music

Unit Lesson: If It’s Not Baroque, Don’t Fix It

2020-04-15T00:54:21+00:00

In this unit lesson, advanced music students demonstrate their knowledge of the Baroque period by performing a song. Teachers can assess both the performers and audience members (classmates) on their behavior and character as if they were living in the Baroque Era. The plan provides strategies for both assessment and differentiation. Teachers can easily adapt this lesson for online instruction.

Price: Free always

Link: If It’s Not Baroque, Don’t Fix It

Baroque music

Unit Lesson: If It’s Not Baroque, Don’t Fix It

2020-04-15T00:54:11+00:00

In this unit lesson, advanced music students demonstrate their knowledge of the Baroque period by performing a song. Teachers can assess both the performers and audience members (classmates) on their behavior and character as if they were living in the Baroque Era. The plan provides strategies for both assessment and differentiation. Teachers can easily adapt this lesson for online instruction.

Price: Free always

Link: If It’s Not Baroque, Don’t Fix It