ALEX Classroom Resources
ALEX Classroom Resources Subject: Arts Education (2) Title: Second Graders Take 5!
URL: http://www.keepingscore.org/sites/default/files/lessonplans/KSEd_Second_Graders_Take_5_Doyle-Sweet.pdf Description:
Students will compare and contrast several different versions of a fairy tale. They will listen to and compare and contrast several different versions of Ludwig van Beethoven's
5th Symphony. They will define dynamics and tempo. Subject: Arts Education (2) Title: Cultural Connections
URL: https://www.clevelandorchestra.com/globalassets/1920/lesson-plan-db/pdfs/2-culturalconnections.pdf Description:
Students will listen to
In the Hall of the Mountain King by Edvard Grieg and define folk songs. They will research Norway and create a landscape using collage or drawing techniques. They will listen for repetition in the music and then act out the story. Subject: Arts Education (2 - 3) Title: Call and Response
URL: https://www.sfsymphony.org/SanFrancisco/media/SanFrancisco/PDFs/Education-Music%20Connects/AIM-Activity-Call-and-Response.pdf Description:
In this resource, students will be introduced to the concept of call and response. Call and response is a form of communication that is used every day and can also be heard in music. It is a type of communication that uses rhythms and patterns. In this activity, students will create a new call and response.
[ARTS] MUS (2) 16 :
16) Demonstrate and describe how a response to music can be informed by its structure, the use of the elements of music, and context (such as personal and social).
Example: Compare and contrast typical responses to a lullaby and a march.
Subject: Arts Education (2) Title: Classroom Thunderstorm
URL: https://www.carnegiehall.org/Education/Programs/Music-Educators-Toolbox/Resources/2-Classroom-Thunderstorm Description:
Students will create a Classroom Thunderstorm using body percussion and/or instruments. Students will review and use different tempos and dynamics. Videos are included to demonstrate how the activity can be taught.
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