Music of the Nations Listening
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- These listening lessons are meant as mini-lessons, lasting approx. 10 minutes each for grades 5-8. They can also be combined for a longer listening lesson, and would be great for a sub. The worksheets and slides are designed to have two short answer questions and one complete sentence answer (alwaysPrice $50.00Original Price $60.00Save $10.00
This product is a study in Music Nationalism, made up of six short music listening activities and designed for grades 5-8.
These listening lessons are meant as six mini-lessons, lasting approx. 10 minutes each. They can also be combined for a longer listening lesson, and would be great for a sub!
*EDITABLE Powerpoint presentation including a title page, short composer or song biography, and three questions for each piece. (Blank slides are also included)
*PDF copy of Powerpoint presentation
*Teacher's guide with answers and extensions.
*Blank student worksheets for completing listening activity.
*SOUND FILES ARE NOT INCLUDED, however there is a link to a Safeshare video for each piece.
This month's pieces are:
*Heroic Polonaise, Frederic Chopin
*Hoe-Down, Aaron Copland
*Fantasia on Greensleeves, Ralph Vaughn Williams
*Finlandia, Jean Sibelius
*Granada, Isaac Albeniz
*The Great Gate of Kiev, Modest Mussorgsky
Musical genre of the month: Nationalism
Element of music of the month: Meter
The worksheets and slides are designed to have two short answer
questions and one complete sentence answer (always #3.) I encourage students to spend the most time on question number three as a way of internalizing each piece. It is my hope that they will create a personal connection with the music and a lasting memory.
These lessons are part of a year long music listening set!
Other Individual Music Listening & Journaling Mini-Lessons:
A Little Night Music Listening
Madrigals & Mistletoe Music Listening
Music of the Nations Music Listening