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Learning Activities (5) Building blocks of a lesson plan that include before, during, and after strategies to actively engage students in learning a concept or skill.


ALEX Learning Activities  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (0) 8 :
8) Explore and achieve awareness of music contrasts in a variety of music selected for performance.

Examples: Demonstrate high/low, loud/soft, same/different.

[ARTS] MUS (0) 1 :
1) Explore and experience music concepts.

Example: Explore musical sources freely, using found sounds, electronic sounds, or sounds from voice or instruments found in classroom, remembering to use both sound and silence.

Subject: Arts Education (K)
Title: Unpitched Percussion Exploration
Description:

In this learning activity, students will explore the 4 categories of unpitched classroom percussion instruments. The teacher will guide students in a discussion of woods, metals, skins, and scraper/shakers. Show students examples that will be used later in the game where students will explore and play a steady beat on various instruments.  




   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (0) 8 :
8) Explore and achieve awareness of music contrasts in a variety of music selected for performance.

Examples: Demonstrate high/low, loud/soft, same/different.

Subject: Arts Education (K)
Title: Use your body to show musical contrast
Description:

Students will use their body and voice to show a musical contrast between high/low, loud/soft, and same/different. 

This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (0) 8 :
8) Explore and achieve awareness of music contrasts in a variety of music selected for performance.

Examples: Demonstrate high/low, loud/soft, same/different.

Subject: Arts Education (K)
Title: Presto Largo
Description:

Students will identify fast and slow while listening to a song. They will demonstrate contrasts in tempo by using locomotor and non-locomotor movement. Finally, they will be able to label fast as Presto and slow as Largo.

This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (0) 8 :
8) Explore and achieve awareness of music contrasts in a variety of music selected for performance.

Examples: Demonstrate high/low, loud/soft, same/different.

Subject: Arts Education (K)
Title: Comparing Like and Unlike Phrases
Description:

Students will compare like and unlike musical phrases using the online Comparing Game. The game gives two balloons that when clicked play a musical phrase. Students must click whether the two phrases are the same or different. The game progresses until students reach 100%.

This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (0) 8 :
8) Explore and achieve awareness of music contrasts in a variety of music selected for performance.

Examples: Demonstrate high/low, loud/soft, same/different.

Subject: Arts Education (K)
Title: Presto Largo Assessment
Description:

Students will listen to a variety of song clips with varying tempi. Using a worksheet, the students will circle the correct tempo. Students will identify contrasts in music.  

This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.




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