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Famous Bands Wordsearch Starter Activity Music Band Groups Types Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Famous Bands Wordsearch Starter Activity Music Band Groups Types Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch Starter Activity Geology Rock Types Homework Cover Lesson Plenary'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

K Pop! K-Pop Wordsearch Starter Activity Music Korean Bands Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

K Pop! K-Pop Wordsearch Starter Activity Music Korean Bands Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'K-Pop'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

Animal Bands Wordsearch Starter Activity Music Groups Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Animal Bands Wordsearch Starter Activity Music Groups Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Animals Bands' (bands that have the name of an animal in the name). Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

Composers & Music Lapbook: Introduction to Opera

Composers & Music Lapbook: Introduction to Opera

Students age 11 and older will enjoy assembling this lapbook about Opera, in which special attention is given to the well-loved comic opera ‘The Pirates of Penzance’, by Gilbert & Sullivan. Here you will find a thorough but general description of the history and development of opera, with special emphasis on comic opera and opera in England (and in English). This description of opera is less complicated than those found in music dictionaries or textbooks. However, it is a dense topic which will be of greater interest to students who already have some interest in classical music. Contents: Introduction, Opera History and General Description I, About Arias, Opera History and General Description II, Characters and Types of Voices, Opera History and General Description III, Comic Opera, Opera in England, Gilbert & Sullivan, Pirates of Penzance Plot Summary. After each main section, there are other, smaller sections which investigate one other element of opera. These are: The Opera House, The Camerata, ‘Drama In Music’, the ‘Da Capo’ Aria, Nationalism, Comic Operas vs. Musicals, Singing in English, Other Operas by Gilbert & Sullivan and the ‘Patter Song’, and Libretto. Following the text are 10 activities to be completed, and lapbook templates to go with each activity (with instructions). The text is written in short sections, with pictures (in black and white, 24 pages of text). Upon completing the reading and activites/cut-outs, the student will be familiar with the basic facts of opera, its major composers, plots and styles, and hopefully have an appreciation for this complex and well-loved type of classical music.

By canadianwinter

Composers & Music Lapbook: J. S. Bach

Composers & Music Lapbook: J. S. Bach

Students age 11 and older will enjoy assembling this lapbook about Johann Sebastian Bach. Here you will find a thorough introduction to the life, times and music of one of classical music’s towering figures. This is more than a mini-biography – but somewhat less complicated than textbooks used for music history examinations in conservatories. It will be of particular interest to students who are learning to play a musical instrument – perhaps even practising a piece by the great master himself! Students who think they may one day take more advanced conservatory exams could benefit from this lapbook as preparatory work. The text is written in short sections, with pictures (in black and white). Upon completing the reading and activites/cut-outs, the student will be familiar with the basic facts of Bach’s life (dates, places, names) and will also have been introduced to more general concepts about Bach’s music (Baroque style, sacred versus secular music, Baroque musical forms, etc.). Contents: Introduction, Bach’s Era: The Baroque, Bach’s Family, Bach’s Travels, Bach’s Professional Life, Bach’s Instruments, Bach’s Style, Bach: The Man, Bach And Later Musicians, Bach And Other Composers. There are also nine ‘Musical Notes’, in which a paragraph is dedicated to one of Bach’s compositions or musical forms. Following the text are 10 activities to be completed, and lapbook templates to go with each activity (with instructions).

By canadianwinter

Musical Adventure Interactive Games Bundle

Musical Adventure Interactive Games Bundle

Students will love these mystery games. Answer musical questions on a variety of music topics to get clues. Include Marvin The Magical Covers Time Signatures, Dynamics, Instrument Families, Musical Symbols and Musical Terms. Case Of The Missing Baton Convers Solo Instrument (audio) Instrument Families (audio), Instrument Techniques (audio) Case Of The Missing Muffins Covers Instrument Families (audio) Types Of Music (audio) Dynamics (audio) and Rhythm (audio)

By hbmusicsolutions

The Case Of The Missing Muffins - Music Interactive Game

The Case Of The Missing Muffins - Music Interactive Game

A fun and engaging simple to use click and launch interactive resource, that is great for the end of term, beginning of term and everything in between. Plenty of learning happens whilst the students try to figure out who stole the muffins. Project this onto a smartboard by clicking launch file. There are no less than 5 concerts happening in the city. 5 suspects who each like a different genre of music are under suspicion. Answer 6 questions in a row to get a clue to the identity of the thief. Topics include; Dynamics Instruments of the orchestra Rhythms Types of music. Eliminate the suspects to discover which of the 5 music fans stole the muffins. Jessie The Jazz Fan Camilla The Classical Fan Robert The Reggae Fan Ruth The Rap Fan Raymond The Rock Fan Instrumental sound examples on every slide. Help sections are included on every slide. *PRODUCT LINKS ARE GIVEN IN PDF DOCUMENT. Computer files are zip files and will need to be unzipped first. Not suitable for Mac users at this time. (Mac users can use the tablet link on the computer but cannot download the computer zip for offline use) Once unzipped select LAUNCH STORY to start the game. Tablet files need to be housed in a free app (articulate mobile player) links and instructions are provided in the PDF document for getting this the first time. Once you have this, clicking on the links launches the product instantly and easily.

By hbmusicsolutions

The Case Of The Missing Baton - Music Interactive Game

The Case Of The Missing Baton - Music Interactive Game

A fun and engaging simple to use click and launch interactive resource, that is great for the end of term, beginning of term and everything in between. Plenty of learning happens whilst the students try to figure out who stole the baton. Project this onto a smartboard by clicking launch file. The great conductor Antonio Flappyarmous is about to perform in his biggest concert of the musical year. He discovers that his lucky baton has been stolen. There are 5 suspects, each from a different part of the orchestra. Solve the clues whilst learning about the instruments of the orchestra and find the baton thief. Instrumental sound examples on every slide. Help sections are included on every slide. Includes 4 topics in each; Instrument families, Solo instrument featured, Instrumental techniques and Articulation. *PRODUCT LINKS ARE GIVEN IN PDF DOCUMENT. Computer files are zip files and will need to be unzipped first. Not suitable for Mac users at this time. (Mac users can use the tablet link on the computer but cannot download the computer zip for offline use) Once unzipped select LAUNCH STORY to start the game. Tablet files need to be housed in a free app (articulate mobile player) links and instructions are provided in the PDF document for getting this the first time. Once you have this, clicking on the links launches the product instantly and easily.

By hbmusicsolutions

Film Music Workbook

Film Music Workbook

Film music workbook, best suited to KS3 Music students. Workbook explores the instruments of the orchestra, Sergei Prokofiev, Leitmotif, and of course, the work of John Williams, through a number of engaging, practical activities.

By busyteacher1234