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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 (always$50.00$60.00Save $10.00
Six short music listening activities 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:
*Die Moldau, Bedrich Smetana
*Raindrop Prelude, Fredric Chopin
*Down to the River to Pray, Sung by Alison Krauss
*The Blue Danube, Johann Strauss II
*Hornpipe from Water Music, George Frederic Handel
*Somewhere Beyond the Sea, Sung by Frank Sinatra
Musical genre of the month: The Romantic Era
Element of music of the month: Dynamics
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!
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