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Music
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Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     Loud and Soft (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-4 Readability)
     The Bold Style of a Cappella (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)

Short Readers
     Ohio's Most Unique Music Festival (Short Reader; Grade 5-7 Readability)
     The Vienna Vegetable Orchestra (Short Reader; Grades 5-8 Readability)
     Improvisation (Short Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)

Spanish
     A cappella: un estilo audaz (grades 3-5)
     El exclusivo festival de música de Ohio (grades 5-7)


Music Bulletin Board
            "Music Lovers-" Bulletin Board


Bulletin Board
            A Symphony Orchestra Simplified


Music Dot to Dots
            Music Easy Dot to Dot


Dancing Activity and Display
            Dancing With Dinosaurs


Graph Drawing Challenge Puzzle
            Music Graph Puzzles


Make a Daily Music Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily Music Activity Lesson Plan Book


Reading Comprehensions
Fiction
     The Homemade Band (Grades 1-2)
     Aaron's Ears (Grades 1-2)
     Learning to Play Piano (Grades 2-3)
     Jake and Jackie Learn Some Musical Terms, Part 1 (Grades 3-4)
     Jake and Jackie Learn Some Musical Terms, Part 2 (Grades 3-4)
     Jake and Jackie Learn Some Musical Terms, Part 3 (Grades 3-4)
     Uncle Amos's Fiddle (Grades 3-4)
     "Sweet Song" - The Mountain Dulcimer (Grades 3-5)
     Harp Story (Grades 4-5)
     Drum Roll (Grades 4-5)

Non-Fiction
     The Power of Music (Grades 2-3)
     Just Folks - The Music of Ordinary People (Grades 3-5)
     Spoons and Bones (Grades 4-5)
     Music from the Beginning (Grades 5-6)
     The Orchestra versus the Band (Grades 5-7)
     Leonardo da Vinci (Grades 6-8)
     Renaissance Music (Grades 6-8)

Musical Instruments
     What Am I? (Grade 1)
     The Tube That Toots (Grade 1)
     The Pibgorn (Grade 1)
     The Harp (Grade 1)
     Drums (Grades 2-3)
     Who's Harp? (Grades 2-4)
     Violins (Grades 3-4)
     Guzheng (Grades 3-5)
     Erhu (Grades 3-5)
     Pipa (Grades 3-5)
     The Musical Glass (Grades 3-5)
     Woodwinds vs. Brass (Grades 3-5)
     Handmade African Instruments (Grades 3-5)
     Yangqin (Grades 4-6)
     Native American Drums and Flutes (Grades 4-6)
     What's an Orchestra? (Grades 4-6)
     Bagpipes (Grades 5-6)
     Harps (Grades 6-7)
     Hornpipes and Pibgorns (Grades 6-7)
     Electric Guitar (Grades 6-8)
     How Does a Piano Work? (Grades 6-8)
     How Does a Trombone Work? (Grades 6-8)
     How Do Steel Drums Work? (Grades 6-8)

Biographies
     Twelve Girls Band (Grades 4-6)
     American Musicians (Grades 5-6)
     The Sound of Their Music: Biography of Rodgers and Hammerstein (Grades 9-12)
     Johann Sebastian Bach (Grades 7-8)
     Leonard Bernstein (Grades 9-12)
     Johannes Brahms (Grades 9-12)
     Frederic Chopin (Grades 9-12)
     Anton Dvorak (Grades 9-12)
     Edward Elgar (Grades 4-6)
     George and Ira Gershwin (Grades 9-12)
     Edvard Grieg (Grades 4-6)
     Franz Joseph Hadyn (Grades 7-8)
     George Frideric Handel (Grades 7-8)
     Charles Ives (Grades 7-9)
     Felix Mendelssohn (Grades 7-8)
     Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (Grades 6-8)
     Pyotr Tchaikovsky (Grades 10-12)
     Antonio Vivaldi (Grades 8-9)

Spanish
     Jake and Jackie aprenden términos musicales (segunda parte) (grades 3-4)
     El violín del tío Amos (grades 3-4)
     El poder de la música (grades 2-3)
     Leonard Bernstein: paz y armonía (grades 9-12)
     Biografía de Federico Chopin (grades 9-12)
     George y Ira Gershwin: equipo de trabajo musical (grades 9-12)


Leveled Books
            Making Music: The Instruments of an Orchestra
            The Guitar
            The Pianoforte: The Piano
             Is it a Violin or Fiddle? (PDF file)
            Give a Little Whistle


Books
            Meet the Orchestra (Grades 3-5)
            Music From A to Z (Grades 3-5)
            The ABCs of Baroque Music (Grades 3-5)
            Classical Music 1750-1820 (Grades 5-7)
            History of Hip Hop (Reading Level 3; Interest Level 6)
            How We Play Recorded Music (Grades 4-6)
            History of Country Music (Grades 4-6)
            Many Faces of Rock Music (Grades 4-6)
            The History of Pop Music (Grades 4-6)


Glyphs
        Music


Plays:  Reader's Theater Scripts
     I Want to Play the Drums! (Grades 1-2)
     An Instrumental Wish (Grades 1-3)


Book Units
    A Mouse Called Wolf (Grades 2-4)
    A Good Night for Ghosts #42 (Grades 2-5)
    Moonlight on the Magic Flute (Grades 2-5)
    When Marian Sang (Grades 2-5)
    A Crooked Kind of Perfect (Grades 3-6)
    Yang the Youngest and His Terrible Ear (Grades 4-6)
    The Story of the Orchestra (Grades 4-8)
    The Homeschool Liberation League (Grades 6-9)
    Becoming Billie Holiday (Grades 7-12)


Music Puzzles
            Music Puzzles


Conversations - Foreign Languages
Spanish
     An Instrumental Wish - Spanish and English
     What is your Favorite Style of Music? - Spanish and English

French
     An Instrumental Wish - French and English
     I love music! - French and English

German
     An Instrumental Wish - German and English

Italian
     An Instrumental Wish - Italian and English


Funda-blanks
     Polka Dot Music (grades 2-3)


Writing
Replying to Letters


Document Based Activities
     Document Based Activities


Compare and Contrast
        Instrument Traits: Compares two types of native instruments (Grades 5-7)

Instrument Traits: Compares the three basic sections of the orchestra (Grades 3-4)

Musician Traits: Compares two Baroque musicians (Grades 5-6)

Music Traits: Compares bands and orchestras (Grades 3-4)



Analogies
             Music Analogies


Hidden Objects
             Music - Hidden Pictures (PDF file)


Musical Instrument Coloring Book
     Coloring book of musical instruments (PDF file)
     Musical instruments bookmarks (color)


   Dugi Dugi Drum (grades 2-6)
     Art Project: Make a dugi dugi drum, similar to those from Kenya (PDF file)


Naming Instruments (picture given)
Grades 1-3
     List of instruments, List of instruments (with extra instruments), Spaces for each letter of the instrument's name, Blank only

Grades 4-6
     List of instruments, List of instruments (with extra instruments), Spaces for each letter of the instrument's name, Blank only

Orchestra Instruments
     List of instruments, List of instruments (with extra instruments), Spaces for each letter of the instrument's name, Blank only

Marching Band Instruments
     List of instruments, List of instruments (with extra instruments), Spaces for each letter of the instrument's name, Blank only


Science Project
    Music Science Activity


Finish the Story
     Nervous About the Notes (Grades 2-4)
     Save the Music (Grades 3-4)
     What Should I Play? (Grades 3-6)
     Music in the Subway Station (Grades 3-6)
     Piano Girl (Grade 5)
     A Musical Problem (Grades 5-8)


What would YOU do?
     Musical Chairs (Grades 3-6)
     A Note-able Change (Grades 4-6)
     Quit Band? (Grades 6-8)
     Drama Queen (Grades 6-8)


Writing
Draw and Write
Music Draw and Write


Critical Thinking
Music SUDOKU Puzzle
   4 by 4 Music Sudoku
     Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys)
     Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys)
4 by 4 Music Sudoku: Includes Hints (blank boxes have smaller pictures to pick from)
     Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys with hints)
     Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys with hints)
6 by 6 Music Sudoku
     Easy 6 x 6 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys)
     Medium 6 x 6 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys)

Music Thinking Puzzle
     Draw a sequence of 3 different pictures (easier)
     Draw a sequence of 3 different pictures (more difficult)
     Draw a sequence of 4 different pictures (easier)
     Draw a sequence of 4 different pictures (more difficult)


Dot to dots
Spelling
     Spelling (challenging)

Alphabet
     Alphabet (lowercase letters)
     Alphabet (CAPITALIZED letters)

Counting
     Mixed: Each page count by a different number
     Count by 1's (easier)
     Count by 1's
     Count by 2's
     Count by 3's
     Count by 4's
     Count by 5's
     Count by 6's
     Count by 7's
     Count by 8's
     Count by 9's
     Count by 10's
     Count by 25's
     Completed drawings (no dot to dots)


More Activities and Printables
        
Band
        
Dancing
        
Drums
        
Orchestra
        
Piano
        
Singing
        
Songs


Music Bulletin Board Artwork
            Music Buddies


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