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    iMovie Music Video

    +*PROJECT: Music Video*+ *Steps* p(. 1. Crew Up: All crewmembers choose new jobs. p(. 2. Working as a group, choose an appropriate song for your new video by a local band. You can also create your own song using GarageBand. p(. 3. Get song approved by CEO. p(. 4. Complete preproduction notebook. Get notebook approval. p(. 5. Shoot your video. Remember ...
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    "Eggs-tra" Special Sounds

    Students will identify, compare, and classify the sounds made by plastic eggs filled with rice, pebbles, and salt. They will graph the results of their discoveries. They will then compose and tape sound pieces illustrating dynamic levels they discovered. Finally they will construct their own "maraca" using plastic eggs. *_A lesson plan for Grades 1–2 Music Education_* h4. Learning outcomes Students ...
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    9-12: Nightmares of Hieronymus Bosch

    As part of a unit on Medieval Art, students will become familiar with some of the works of Hieronymus Bosch. They will identify symbols and imagery of fear and will be able to relate this to some of their own fears and nightmares. h4. Learning outcomes h4. Students will: become familiar with the work of Hieronymus Bosch. gain proficiency in identifying ...
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    3-5: Rhythm Beginnings

    This lesson plan introduces the terms beat, steady beat, and tempo for the first day of rhythm work. A lesson plan for Grades 3–4 Music Education h4. Students will: * differentiate between steady and unsteady beats. * learn the term tempo and walk in time. *_Time required for lesson: 40 minutes_* h4. Materials/resources piano or recorded music and a music player ...
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    Because of Winn Dixie

    Download 15 pages filled with questions for students for each chapter of the book, Because of Winn Dixie. Use as a study guide, quiz or test. Preview materials below. Save PDF, zoom in or out by moving mouse over preview window.
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    Weboword

    Weboword
    What it is: It can be really difficult for visual learners to get a good handle on vocabulary. Without good visual aids, the definitions behind words can feel abstract and hard to grasp. Weboword is a fantastic visual vocabulary site that offers students illustrations that help students understand vocabulary. I believe that everyone remembers concepts better when they are surrounded by ...
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    44th U.S. President: Barack Obama

    44th U.S. President: Barack Obama
    Objective: Is Barack Obama a good role model? Motivational technique: Barack Obama “Hope, Progress, and Change” poster Procedure: • Ask the student who is the 44th president? • Ask the students what they know about Barack Obama? • I would make another statement, did you know that Obama came from a multicultural heritage and was raised by his grandparents? • I ...
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    Ten Commandments of Math - Mathematician's Version

    There really are two versions of this one, folks! So we'll call this one the "mathematician's version" and the other one the "classroom version." The Ten Commandments of Math 1. Thou shalt read thy problem...carefully. 2. Whatsoever thou doest to one side of thy equation, do ye also to the other. 3. Thou must use thy "common sense", else thou wilt ...
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    Make a DVD Portfolio using iDVD

    +*PROJECT: DVD Portfolio*+ *Create your own DVD Portfolio including:* p(. 1. Five different original images for menu backgrounds. p(. 2. One or more original menu musical scores of loops or student written material. p(. 3. Four original animations for submenu buttons. p(. 4. Eight original images created in class reflecting the Elements of Art and the Principles of Design. p(. 5. ...
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    Experience ABA Form

    This lesson will help students understand ABA Form. Through listening activities, they will be able to distinguish the "A" section from the "B" section and the return of the "A" section. Other activities will also be used for illustration. *_A lesson plan for Grades 1–5 Music Education_* h4. Learning outcomes Students will: * understand the concept of ABA form. * distinguish ...
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    3-5: Student Composers with Music Ace!

    Students will use the Doodle Pad(TM) component of Music Ace (TM)to create short compositions. Preparation will include some brief rules to allow success for young composers. A lesson plan for Grades 3–4 Music Education h4. Students will: * learn basic compositional rules. * compose brief (six or more measures) songs following a specific set of guidelines. * listen to the work ...
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    Crocodoc

    Crocodoc
    What it is: Crocodoc is a new online tool that is quickly becoming a go-to application in my technology toolbox. Crocodoc lets you easily share and review documents online including pdfs, Word documents, and PowerPoint slides. It is as easy as 1-2-3 1. Upload the document from your computer or a URL (no registration required!). 2. Mark up the document using ...
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    Getting to Know Your Students

    Getting to Know Your Students
    During the first few days, weeks and even months of school it is important for you and your students to get to know each other. This will allow you to create lessons based on students’ interests and allow students to make friends and feel safe within their new environment. Here are just a few activities that will help get everyone acquainted. ...
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    Line Graphs of Weather Forecasts

    Objective: The student will be able to interpret data; make and read a line graph, understand plotting points on an X-Y axis, and round numbers. Grade Level: 3rd - 6th Resources: Teacher: newspaper weather page, or local television stations often put a 4 to 5 day forecast on their Websites. Students: 12" ruler, pencil, red and blue markers or crayons, lined ...
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    How to Shoot a Video & Capture a Still Image

    +*PROJECT: How to Shoot a Video*+ You have been assigned to a Production Company of 3-4 people, with whom you will work throughout the semester. This introductions project is a useful way to get to know each other and to assess how to make best use of the human resources in your group. You will use a camera and lighting techniques. ...
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    High and Low Bears

    This is a lesson that introduces and reinforces the music concept of pitch. *_A lesson plan for Grade 1 Music Education_* Students will: * tell the difference in low, medium, and high pitches. * sing low, medium and high pitches. * hear and reproduce low, medium and high pitches using the tone bars. *_Time required for lesson: 45 minutes_* h4. Materials/resources ...
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    K-5: Dem Dry Bones Take Form

    This lesson introduces musical form (ABC) by using the song "Dry Bones." A lesson plan for Grades 2–3 Music Education h4. Learning outcomes The students will learn musical form through movement. *_Time required for lesson: 35 minutes_* h4. Materials/resources Music to "Dem Dry Bones" (recording optional) paper cut outs of a head, body, and legs (a skeleton would work well here) ...
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    National Geographic Young Explorer

    National Geographic Young Explorer
    What it is: National Geographic has fantastic resources for the classroom. Their Young Explorer online content is not to be missed in the primary classroom. This is an online magazine specifically for kindergarten and first grade student (I think second grade students would also benefit). The site lets students listen and read the latest stories from National Geographic Young Explorer. The ...
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    Create a Math Road Trip

    Create a Road Trip Objective: Students will incorporate map reading, math, library research skills and writing.. Grade Level: 3rd - 6th Resources: Teacher: Country or continent road map for each group. Students: paper, pencil, marker. Teacher Preparation: Locate maps. 1. Procedure: Divide class into groups of 4 or 5. 2. Give each group a road map. 3. Have each group plan ...
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    iMovie: Podcast Commercial

    +*PROJECT: Podcast Commercial*+ *PART 1: COMMERICAL RE-CREATION* p(. Choose your favorite 15-30 second commercial currently playing on television. Break it down shot by shot, location by location, and recreate with your Production Company. Use one or more scene breakdowns to deconstruct your commercial. A scene breakdown is an analysis of the practical implications of the script, scene by scene. A breakdown ...
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