Halloween Music Technology Project: Music Mystery

Halloween Music Technology Project: Music Mystery
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Here is a great, activity to use during the month of October. This project explores the effect that music can have when telling a story. Students will create a creepy music technology project perfect for Halloween! The project teaches and reinforces some of the basic elements of using a DAW, plus allows students to record their own voices (external microphone not necessary). This download also includes a worksheet to help students work out their ideas during the planning process.

This lesson plan includes:
♪ A basic overview of the project and how to complete it
♪ A discussion prompt
♪ The list of technical skills that will be learned/executed
♪ A list of student's requirements to earn full credit
♪ A “tips and tricks” section designed to help students with common mistakes, challenges, etc. which I’ve encountered after teaching these projects for many years

On a separate page you’ll find:
♪ A rubric that can be easily customized
♪ A “Teacher to Teacher” section designed to help the instructor effectively communicate and teach the project. (Here I explain some common issues I’ve run into in the past and ways I’ve found to help students be more successful.)

More about this project:
This lesson is suitable for middle or high school students from any musical background. It can even work for upper-elementary. I've used it with 5th grade to high schoolers and it works well across the board.

Created for GarageBand, but the general concept will still apply with most programs (Audacity, Soundation, Ableton, Logic, etc.).
If you aren't familiar with GarageBand you will probably need to study up on some of the basics as the lesson assumes a basic knowledge of the DAW... but you don’t need to be a pro to begin teaching my lessons. I wasn’t when I started. You’ll learn with the students as you go.

If you’re interested in more project ideas, or, for a full year curriculum, please check out my 12 Project Bundle!!

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