Title: Music from Across America
In this unit of five lessons, from EDSITEment, students listen to a variety of popular, traditional and ethnic American music--from the evocative sounds of Native American drumming to the lively sounds of zydeco music from Louisiana. To develop their listening skills, students use worksheets to record their impressions about the music they hear. In addition to learning about musical instruments and the geographic and cultural context of music, students are encouraged to think about and express their personal responses to music.
Standard(s): [TC2] (3-5) 8: Collect information from a variety of digital sources.
Title: Musical Mysteries
BBC Musical Mysteries Interactive Web Address URL:
[AED] MU (1) 12: Identify long and short musical sounds.Digital Tool Description: The resource helps pupils to explore basic musical concepts in sound, rhythm and mood. As the pupils work their way through the site, they gain valuable listening, composing and musical interpretation skills.
In this activity students will be introduced to musical concepts and terms.