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That's Entertainment: Music Lessons for Every Grade

Earth Day Lesson PlanMusic is in the air! While the beat goes on, can you hear it? As you climb every mountain, does the sound of music ring in your ears? You don't need to be a music man to make music in the classroom. Let these lessons for all grade levels bring in 'da noise, and 'da funk! Included: Five musical lessons that will have you singing a happy tune!

Music is a universal language that reaches not only across subjects and grade levels, but across borders! The month of March might be Music in Our Schools Month, but every month offers opportunities to incorporate music into class activities. At the ready are five lessons from Education World, activities that combine music with art and other subjects to create more entertaining and educational learning experiences.



This week, Education World provides five musical lessons. Click on each of the five lesson headlines below for a complete teaching resource.

Re-Name That Tune
Build something new from a favorite children's song!

More Lesson Ideas

Find many more lesson ideas in our Music in Our Schools Month archive.

The Producers
Design attractive posters to promote the work of Leroy Anderson, an American composer with an unusual style.

"Shake, Rattle, and Roll"
Design an original musical instrument and perform a song for the class!

"Give My Regards to Broadway"
Learn about Broadway musicals and decode the titles of popular shows.

MusicLand Theme Park
Create a musical theme park that contains "lands" for each of the musical genres!

Updated 3/25/2015