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Laurah Jurca
Laurah Jurca
(Laurel - United States)

<p>I currently serve as an ESOL Coach for my school district in Maryland. I work with both ESOL and mainstream teachers to help them improve the quality of their instruction for their English language learners. During my career, I have taught grades k-8,  ...

Music Activities and Worksheets

Basic Music Notation: Flash Activity

This is a brief interactive Flash application geared toward elementary students. It teaches basic music notation and allows the students to review and practice what they have learned. Requires Flash player 8 (or newer version). Note: Best viewed after download. Image quality becomes distorted if expanded in full window.

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Music Video Activity

Music Video Activity with rubric

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Music Theory Flashcards

 

325 flashcards with audio and images covering Music Theory.

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Exploring Rounds and Canons

 

Some examples and worksheets which should help to guide students through the process of understanding rounds and being able to write their own.


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Writing the Blues

A worksheet focused on writing Blues lyrics (AAB structure). A way to explore the genre if you don't have instruments or other possibilities.

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Conservation Album - Songs About Environmental Protection

A middle school activity that promotes environmental protection. Students will research contemporary issues using a variety of sources, use that information to create an original persuasive pieces, and then create four songs based on environmental topics.

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Song Analysis Worksheet

This worksheet was adapted from one available at the Truman Library.

You can find the original at this website: www.trumanlibrary.org

This resource is part of the Audio Texts, Music and Podcasts collection.

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Musical Storytelling

In this unit, we will look at the ancient art of oral storytelling through the lens of contemporary music. Dylan and Bono, blues and rap, character development and conflict resolution, voice and mood…We’ll listen to, discuss, analyze, and review songs, as well as write and perform our own. We’ll learn and practice techniques that will help us become better storytellers. In the process, we’ll also improve our listening, speaking, writing, and critical thinking skills. So open your ears and lift up your voices, sing me a story and tell me a song!

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Enrichment: Jazz Studies

Starlight Starbright - Compose Your Own Melody

Use this simple seasonal tune as an introduction to pentatonic improvisation and composition.


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