Wide World of WebVisits


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A Wide World of Web Visits
Online Excursions for the Music Classroom
Edited by Jeanette Morgan
Reproducible Book
44 pages
For grades 3-6

Cross the curriculum bridge with these easy-to-use, multi-faceted lessons based around music websites and written by a team of master educators. A perfect resource for music appreciation classes, these lessons will enable your students to explore everything from African music and rare instruments like Benjamin Franklin's glass armonica to world-class orchestras and arts organizations without ever stepping out of the classroom. From ten-minute "excursions" to full-blown units, you will surely find a WebVisit suited to your particular needs and curricular goals. Reproducible.

Contributors: Artie Almeida, Katie Grace Miller, Patricia Bourne, Bonnie J. Krueger, Jeanette Morgan.

Contents (with Target Concepts):

  • Piggies, and Horses, and Music - Oh My! (Melody and Harmony)
  • Native American Drums and Dances (Native American Culture)
  • San Francisco Symphony Kids (Notational Symbols/Texture/Arranging)
  • The Vienna Vegetable Orchestra (Tone Color/Instrument Families)
  • National Arts Centre - Arts Alive Music (Instrument Families/Great Composers)
  • The Glass Armonica (Tone Color)
  • PBS Kids Go! Africa for Kids (African Music and Culture)
  • A Trip to the Opera (Opera Terms and History)
  • The Invention of the Electric Guitar (History of the Electric Guitar)
  • PBS Kids Go! Jazz (History and Composers of Jazz)


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For students to learn to appreciate music in a new way
Sam L on Sep 13, 2011
For students to learn to appreciate music in a new way
Sam L on Sep 13, 2011

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