ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (0) 13 :
13) Perform appropriately for the audience.

[ARTS] MUS (1) 14 :
14) Perform appropriately for the audience and specific occasion.

[ARTS] MUS (2) 14 :
14) Perform appropriately for the audience, purpose, and specific occasion.

[ARTS] MUS (3) 14 :
14) Perform music with expression and technical accuracy.

[ARTS] MUS (4) 14 :
14) Perform music, alone or with others, with expression and technical accuracy.

[ARTS] MUS (5) 14 :
14) Perform music, alone or with others, with expression, technical accuracy, and appropriate interpretation.

Subject: Arts Education (K - 5)
Title: Musical Make-Believe
URL: https://www.musicconstructed.com/sketch/musical-make-believe/
Description:

This article explores the use of transitions in music lessons.  A transition creates a lesson that is streamlined and flows from one activity to the next.  It explains four types of transitions - thematic verbal transitions, directive verbal transitions, non-verbal transitions, and literacy transitions.  Students will perform songs and transitions during the lesson.  



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (0) 13 :
13) Perform appropriately for the audience.

[ARTS] MUS (1) 13 :
13) Perform music for a specific purpose with expression.

[ARTS] MUS (2) 13 :
13) Perform music for a specific purpose with expression and technical accuracy.

[ARTS] MUS (3) 14 :
14) Perform music with expression and technical accuracy.

[ARTS] MUS (4) 14 :
14) Perform music, alone or with others, with expression and technical accuracy.

Subject: Arts Education (K - 4)
Title: Aretha’s Rhythm Stick Routine & Read Aloud
URL: https://www.musicconstructed.com/sketch/arethas-rhythm-stick-routine-read-aloud/
Description:

Students will define "respect" and explore the life of Aretha Franklin.  They will learn a rhythm stick routine to Respect sung by Franklin.  They will perform the routine while listening to a read-aloud of the book Respect.  



   View Standards     Standard(s): [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.

[ARTS] MUS (0) 13 :
13) Perform appropriately for the audience.

Subject: Arts Education (K)
Title: Eucalyptus Tree
URL: https://www.clevelandorchestra.com/globalassets/1920/lesson-plan-db/pdfs/p-eucalyptustree.pdf
Description:

Students will pat the steady beat while listening to One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree by Daniel Bernstrom.  They will play an egg shaker when given an aural cue.  



   View Standards     Standard(s): [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.

[ARTS] MUS (0) 13 :
13) Perform appropriately for the audience.

Subject: Arts Education (K)
Title: My Idea
URL: https://www.clevelandorchestra.com/globalassets/1920/lesson-plan-db/pdfs/p-myidea.pdf
Description:

Students will listen to the book What Do You Do With An Idea? by Kobi Yamada.  They will sing a song and keep the steady beat with egg shakers.  They will act out the story as it is read.  



   View Standards     Standard(s): [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.

[ARTS] MUS (0) 13 :
13) Perform appropriately for the audience.

Subject: Arts Education (K)
Title: Two Sticks
URL: https://www.clevelandorchestra.com/globalassets/1920/lesson-plan-db/pdfs/p-twosticks.pdf
Description:

Students will orally echo rhythm patterns in the book Max Found Two Sticks by Brian Pinkney.  They will echo the patterns playing rhythm sticks.    



   View Standards     Standard(s): [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.

[ARTS] MUS (0) 13 :
13) Perform appropriately for the audience.

[ARTS] MUS (1) 14 :
14) Perform appropriately for the audience and specific occasion.

Subject: Arts Education (K - 1)
Title: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
URL: https://www.clevelandorchestra.com/globalassets/1920/lesson-plan-db/pdfs/1-theveryhungrycaterpiller.pdf
Description:

Students will listen to The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle and recall the number of food items eaten each day.  Students will play unpitched percussion instruments for each food item while re-reading the book.  



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (0) 13 :
13) Perform appropriately for the audience.

[ARTS] MUS (1) 14 :
14) Perform appropriately for the audience and specific occasion.

[ARTS] MUS (2) 14 :
14) Perform appropriately for the audience, purpose, and specific occasion.

[ARTS] MUS (3) 14 :
14) Perform music with expression and technical accuracy.

[ARTS] MUS (4) 14 :
14) Perform music, alone or with others, with expression and technical accuracy.

[ARTS] MUS (5) 14 :
14) Perform music, alone or with others, with expression, technical accuracy, and appropriate interpretation.

Subject: Arts Education (K - 5)
Title: The American Folk Song Collection
URL: https://kodaly.hnu.edu/collection.cfm
Description:

This resource includes over 600 folk songs to use in the music classroom and performances.  Searches can be refined by several filters, including melody, rhythm, meter, etc. 



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