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Looking to add some composer activities into your elementary music room? Check out this growing bundle!Included are 10+ activities for composers of all periods: biographies, listening lessons, arrangements, and more. Each time I add more activities, you get the updates for free just by re-downloading the latest version.See each file above for more information.#musiccrewcomposers…………………………………………………………………………………………………..Check out these products from my store:Ham and Eggs - Fun Folk Song with Orff Ac
The world is exploding with the music of Lin-Manuel Miranda! Bring this relevant and exciting new composer to your students with this set. Great for any time of year or a sub tub activity.What's included:biographycomprehension worksheet (highlight answers with colors)listening activity with 15 workslistening activity blank pages*Note: Now updated to include additional passage information and adjustment in listening examples (Vivo, Encanto)#musiccrewcomposers
3rd - 6th
This bundle of Interactive PowerPoints will take you and your students through music and music history activities that cover early jazz and blues from the 1910's through the 1920's. It includes all of the individual products listed below:Louis Armstrong New Orleans Jazz PowerPointBessie Smith & the Classic Blues PowerPointThe Big Apple Dance Craze 1937 - PowerPointExit Tickets for the Music ClassroomClick on the individual product links for a full description of each component. Save $$$ by
In the Hall of the Mountain King is an elementary music favorite! This listening resource includes:Information about the composerInformation about themeInformation about dynamicsInformation about tempoIt also includes opportunities for:Focused listeningRhythmic readingMelodic directionThis file is in PowerPoint. You will need PowerPoint to play one important aspect of this resource.Due to copyright, the recording of "In the Hall of the Mountain King" is not included. You may also be intereste
This Nutcracker Bundle is a great value! It includes 10 total rhythm games in 2 different styles (7 Write the Room games and 3 Interactive Identification games), a listening identification activity, a story review question activity, and an Orff arrangement for the Chinese Dance. For more information, click on each link. In this bundle, you will receive each of these items:* Nutcracker Rhythms - Interactive Game to Practice Ta and Ti-ti (Staff)* Nutcracker Rhythms - Interactive Game to Practic
A Composition Game. This card game can be played like Music Chef or like spoons. Students will learn the five things they need to compose not just a song but how those things are different for different styles of music.3 WAYS to PLAY!!!!!!!!!Use this game to teach about different styles of music. The Recipe Cards are very general but you will be able to teach your students about the following music styles: JazzHymnsClassicalRock Country WaltzMarchLove SongInstructions included for 3 games.Printa
3rd - 6th
This word search includes 18 well-known composers. I have divided the word bank into historical periods to promote students’ understanding of composers and their place in history. Each of the composers listed here can be researched further at Classics for Kids, making this activity a great option for a Blizzard Bag or e-learning day activity. Students can complete the word search and read about and listen to music by these composers as they work! Classics for Kids is a website devoted to classic
3rd - 8th
This set of Franz Joseph Haydn printables are useful for Composer of the Month activities, sub plans, and for incorporating writing. Almost all pages contain a coloring or drawing element and there are listening maps, glyphs, and a writing prompt for the "Surprise Symphony," "The Clock," and "The Joke."A word search is also included for early finishers and there are answer keys and sample answers for subs to reference as well as a brief description of each listening piece. Check out the preview
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UPDATE: I've separated each page into its own PDF file to make things easier for Distance Learning during school shutdowns. Students will enjoy listening glyphs of Antonio Vivaldi's The 4 Seasons because it's a calm activity where students got to spread out throughout your classroom and color or draw while listening to Baroque music. I've also added drawing pages for every movement, which includes the sonnets that coincide with them. It's a great introduction to programmatic music where students
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Become a detective with Composer Who Is It? to sharpen skills of deduction and reinforce facts about important composers. Using yes/no questions and the facts on the composer cards, players will eliminate composers to determine their opponent's mystery composer. Each composer card features 4 facts about that composer: 1. musical period 2. well-known style of music composed in 3. homeland country 4. interesting fact. As an alternative way to play the game, the teacher can add a listening compo
Secret Picture Puzzles are a fun, quick activity to review concepts. This puzzle focuses on the biography of Johannes Brahms. These secret picture puzzle activities are included as both PDF printable and Google Drive digital format.This resource includes a biography, student recording sheet, and secret picture puzzle for two different reading levels. Targeted reading levels are 4th - 5th grades. In order to differentiate, the leveled biographies are Level A (4th grade) and Level B (5th Grade) ma
*Discover the Who, What, When, Where, and Cool of Classical music history for elementary students! Google Slides, PDF, and PowerPoint versions included.*Great for music distance learning!*Check out the money-saving bundle!Music Time Travel: The Bundle {Bulletin Boards with Video Links}*This resource can be used to help your students explore the music of the Classical era, or you can use it as a refreshing alternative to doing a Composer of the Month. *Please note that this resource is made to
Check out the music and lives of 9 composers including Frederic Chopin, Aaron Copland, Claude Debussy, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, George Frideric Handel, Scott Joplin, Camille Saent-Sains, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Perfect to present to elementary and middle school students. Great for a bulletin board at the secondary music level. *To download a free example of my composer of the month products, click here!*This set includes the "Who? What? Where? When? and Cool!" about 9 composers!
This PowerPoint show can be the basis for a unit on the beginnings of the Harlem Renaissance, or it can be considered the "next chapter" following any of the other jazz units in this series. Perfect to coordinate with social studies units on the Great Migration.Interactive pages contain facts about the Great Migration and jazz musicians who were a part of it, beginnings of the Harlem Renaissance, characteristics of Harlem Stride-Style Piano, Syncopation Chant, and self-checking quick quiz questi
This Interactive PowerPoint Show can be the basis for a unit on Louis Armstrong and New Orleans Jazz. Slides contain facts and links to YouTube videos about Louis Armstrong, characteristics of New Orleans Jazz, sing a jazz standard, try to scat, and quick quiz questions useful for exit tickets.What's IncludedInteractive lesson PowerPoint Show containing:• Facts about Louis Armstrong• Characteristics of New Orleans Jazz• Links to YouTube videos supporting the facts & characteristics• "Try to
This Interactive PowerPoint show can be the basis for a unit on the musicians of the Harlem Renaissance and swing music. It can function as a stand-alone unit or as a part of a larger study on early jazz that might include any of the other jazz units in this series. This unit is especially useful during Jazz Appreciation Month, or with any study of Jazz, Blues, or American Music History.Interactive pages contain facts about the Harlem Renaissance, characteristics of Swing music, Big Bands, Analy
Composer Social Media Profiles provide a new and creative way of learning information about composers! Students can fill out basic information, likes, status updates, and pictures. They are a great addition to Composer of the Month activities! 45 Composers are included plus one blank to create your own!Composers in this set include:AndersonBachBeachBeethovenBernsteinBingenBoulogne, Chevalier de Saint-GeorgesBizetBondsBrahmsBrittenChopinCoplandDebussyDvorakElgarEllingtonGershwinGreigHandelHaydnJo
3rd - 8th
The Music History Quick Guide Bundle is a set of music samples, videos, fun facts, vocabulary, and major composers from each period in western art music history. The interactive slideshows allow you to introduce middle school or junior high students to music from each period in western music history.**Compatible with both Google™ Slides and PowerPoint**This resource is perfect for:★general music teachers★middle school music teachers★junior high school music teachers★homeschoolersWHAT YOU'LL GET
5th - 8th
Teach your kids about Vince Guaraldi, Jazz, and Rondo form while you talk about one of their favorite cartoons, Peanuts! A perfect composer of the month for December!Offers two themes so you can teacher during the holiday season, or if you need a non-seasonal version. You will get: ♦Pages about the composer♦A blank page to add an image or your own content♦Links to images for Vince Guaraldi and the Peanuts characters (just in case your kids don't know who they are)♦2 worksheets♦One editable page
Musician of the Month is a great way to bring some music history to your students! Ready to start a Composer/Musician of the Month but don't have a plan ready? Look no further! This is the perfect resource for your lessons on Ella Fitzgerald, a famous jazz musician from the 1900s. This set includes:Lesson Plans covering mini-lessons to presented at the beginning or end of your lesson as a "Musician of the Month" activity.Bulletin Board printables including information about the composer, def
The Baroque Period Quick Guide in Music History is a quick guide to music samples, videos, fun facts, and major composers of the Baroque Period of western art music history. This interactive slideshow allows you to introduce middle school or junior high students to music in the Baroque Period.✓ Now compatible with both Google™ Slides and PowerPoint ✓ This resource is perfect for:★general music teachers★middle school music teachers★junior high music teachers★homeschoolersWHAT YOU'LL GET IN THE ME
**Newly added- google slide file for these two composers. This is an amazing way to help your students in all grades quickly learn to listen to and identify great music, as well as a fantastic way to help your students to come quietly into class, ready to learn. I have wanted to do this for a long time and finally started implementing it. I love using it with my students. My students are learning about pieces of music that they have heard for years in movies, commercials, cartoons, and other pl
PreK - 12th
Ready to start a Composer/Musician of the Month but don't have a plan ready? Look no further! This set on Gustav Holst is perfect for your composer of the month unit. It provides lesson plans to teach music history and music listening for the composer of orchestra song, "The Planets."This set includes:Lesson Plans covering mini-lessons to presented at the beginning or end of your lesson as a "Musician of the Month" activity. These mini-lessons (meant to be about 10 minutes in length) are cur
This is THE activity to leave for a sub! This engaging game is perfect for a sub tub! These games are must have for all of those moments you need to catch their attention, fill some time, or are perfect to include for a sub. I bet even you can't get them all right!I don't have lots of time when I'm in the need for a sub. Having a sub in my room shouldn't mean that it takes me longer to set up than the time I'll actually be gone! This is why I adore my Music Or Not games. They are easy to run, a
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