6-8 Visual Musical Scores with Kathie Hsieh: Lesson 3

LIVE on Wednesday, March 17th at 1:30pm

Program Description

Students will learn to make music with everyday objects like bowls, recycled cans, wooden spoons, and aluminum foil. They will learn to create a visual score, which depicts the movement of a musical abstract soundscape. In this lesson, students will design their musical score, discovering new ways to visually depict the movement of music. This module is all about open exploration, unique expression, and experimentation with sound as it touches on science and music standards.

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Paper, coloring materials (markers, colored pencils, crayons, etc.), and miscellaneous every day objects


This lesson touches on the following standards:

Arts Standard(s):

  • V.3.CR3.6
  • V.3.CR3.7
  • V.3.CR3.8

Music Standard(s):

  • MU.4.PR3.6
  • MU.4.PR3.7
  • MU.4.PR3.8
  • MU.3.CR3.6
  • MU.3.CR3.7
  • MU.3.CR3.8