Middle School Music Project BUNDLE Volume 2

$12.50

This bundle includes:

1) Impactful Musician – Intro Lesson & PowerPoint Assignment

2) Cover Song Comparison – Intro Lesson & Project

3) Genres of Dance – Intro Lesson & Written/Performance Assignment

These musical projects will be sure to engage your students! This resource includes both a ready-to-print package AND a Google slides version of each project. In each assignment, students are able engage in project-based learning to critically think about and discuss a music/dance topics of their choice, including influential musicians throughout history, comparing different versions of the same song, and analyzing different genres of dance.

The Impactful Musician – Intro Lesson & PowerPoint Assignment includes:

1. Introduction to Impactful Musicians

  • ‘What is an impactful musician?’ student note
  • Spotlighting 6 impactful musicians throughout history student note
  • Kahoot game link
  • ‘Impactful Artists Throughout the Decades’ worksheet

2. Impactful Musician PowerPoint Presentation

  • Assignment outline
  • project planning pages
  • 2 rubrics for assessment

The Cover Song Comparison – Intro Lesson & Project includes:

1. Introduction to Cover Songs

  • ‘What Is a Cover Song?’ student note
  • Listening Activity: comparing 3 song examples using the elements of music (3 graphic organizers available)

2. Cover Song Comparison Project:

  • Brainstorm songs that have been covered by other artists
  • Choose 1 song from their brainstorm to conduct an in-depth analysis of the elements of music, as well as reflect, compare and contrast how the two versions are the same and different from one another
  • Complete a written component, where students will explain which version they prefer, what the song makes them think of, and why they chose that specific song
  • Create cover art to express the music they hear through a visual representation
  • A rubric for assessment, with a success criteria checklist that students can refer too while completing the assignment and before they submit.

The Genres of Dance – Intro Lesson & Written/Performance Assignment includes:

1. Introduction to Dance Genres

  • Kahoot game link
  • What Is A Dance Genre? Printable Student Page
  • Genres of Dance – Intro Task
  • Elements of Dance Printable Student Page
  • Genre of Dance – Elements of Dance Analysis Worksheet

2. Genres of Music Presentation Project

  • Assignment Outline
  • Project planning pages
  • 2 rubrics (one with presentation expectation, one without) – gives the option to assess an oral presentation or only assess the project

Rubrics are also included with each project for assessment, including a success criteria checklist that students can refer too while completing the assignment and before they submit.

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Purchase of this product includes 2 versions of each assignment. There is a printable PDF that is intended to be a printable packet for distance learning. There is also 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.