Meaning In Music – Intro Lesson & Poster Assignment


This ‘Meaning In Music’ musical assignment is a great way to engage your students by analyzing the impact of music within our society. Your students will be asked to reflect and respond to how music is used within our society, and how music deeply impacts our lives and everyday experiences. This resource includes both a ready-to-print package AND a Google Slides version of the project and introduction lesson.

This resource includes:

– Introduction Lesson & Teacher Answer Key, with suggestions of potential student responses

– Meaning In Music Poster Assignment, where students will be asked to choose one song that has had an impact on our society. Students will be asked to create a poster representing their song, and write a paragraph outlining the impact of this song including how 3 musical elements are used to express the meaning of their chosen song. The assignment includes:

  • Poster Assignment Instructions & Rubric
  • Song Idea Brainstorm
  • Brainstorming/Planning Pages (for poster design and paragraph writing)
  • Poster & Paragraph Final Copy Template

– Extension Activity: Listening Response Worksheet

BONUS: 3 photos of a project exemplar

A rubric is also included for assessment, with a success criteria checklist that students can refer too while completing the assignment and before they submit.

Purchase of this product includes 2 versions of this assignment: a printable PDF and a Google Slides version, that is intended to be used on Google Apps such as Google Slides and Google Classroom. A ‘Google Classroom Help’ guide is also included to help answer any questions you may have regarding uploading the product correctly for your students.

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