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Lesson Zone™ Elementary Music Lesson Plans from MakingMusicFun.net

from the MMF Music Library




Get lesson plans for the music classroom that are sure to send the fun into overdrive!


Music Lesson Plans for Steady Beat

Browse lesson plans that keep kids moving and having fun while teaching them to hear and reproduce a steady beat.

Entry Kentry | Music Lesson Plan - Passing Game Grade 2-6
Little Sally Walker - Steady Beat Singing Game Grade K-2
Jump the Hoop | Music Lesson Plan - Steady Beat Game Grade 2-6
Touchdown | Music Lesson Plan - Steady Beat and Math Facts Grade 2-6
The Wee Little Scare | Music Lesson Plan - Steady Beat/Jump Rope Grade 2-3


Music Lesson Plans for Tempo

Browse lesson plans that define music tempo terms and provide examples in live and recorded music.

Pick a Bale of Cotton | Music Lesson Plan - Tempo Terms Grade 1-3


Music Lesson Plans for Rhythm

Browse lesson plans that teach basic rhythms with hands-on music making activities and games.

Battle of the Bands | Music Lesson Plan - Reading Music/Rhythms Cooperative Groups/Grade 3-6
Monsters in My Closet | Music Lesson Plan Drumming/Grade K-3
John Kanaka | Music Lesson Plan - Reading Music/Rhythms Grade 2-4
I Caught a Fish Alive | Music Lesson Plan - Reading Music/Rhythms Grade K-2
I'm as Free a Little Bird | Music Lesson Plan - Reading Music/Syncopation Grade 2-3
Mystery Message Game | Music Lesson Plan - Rhythm and Pitch Grade 2-6
Run From The Farmer | Music Lesson Plan - Reading Music/Syncopation Thanksgiving/Grade 2-3
Slap Happy Music Math | Music Lesson Plan - Rhythmic Values Grade 2-6
Tic-Tac-Toe | Music Lesson Plan - Reading and Performing Rhythms Grade 2-6
Who Has the Candy in Their Pocket | Music Lesson Plan - Rhythms and Rests Grade 2-4


Music Lesson Plans for Pitch

Browse lesson plans that teach musical pitch with activity lessons and games that are sure to send the fun into overdrive.

I Know an Old Lady | Music Lesson Plan - Introduction to Intervals Grade 2-5
CodeMaker! | Music Lesson Plan - Note Naming and Notation Grade 4-6
Melody Map | Music Lesson Plan - Introduction to Melodic Contour Grade 2-4
Mi-Do-Do Game | Music Lesson Plan - Introduction to Solfége Grade 2-4
Mortimer | Music Lesson Plan - Introduction to Solfége Grade 2-3
Mystery Message Game | Music Lesson Plan - Rhythm and Pitch Grade 2-6
Name That Tune | Music Lesson Plan - Note Naming Grade 4-6
Color-by-Note | Music Lesson Plan - Note Naming Grade K-3


Music Lesson Plans for Texture

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Music Lesson Plans for Musical Symbols

Browse lesson plans that teach students to read and write musical notation.

Music Symbol Swat | Music Lesson Plan - Review Game Grade 3-5


Music Lesson Plans for Musical Form

Browse lesson plans that teach students musical form through movement and listening maps and glyphs.

Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks | Music Lesson Plan - ABA Form Grade 1-2
Bow, Wow, Wow | Music Lesson Plan - Round Grade 2-6
Hungarian Dance No.5 | Music Lesson Plan - AABBCDAB Codetta Grade 2-6
In the Hall of the Mountain King | Music Lesson Plan - Listening Map Grade 2-6
Messiah/Hallelujah Chorus (Handel) | Music Lesson Plan - Listening Map Grade 2-6
Michael Row the Boat Ashore | Music Lesson Plan - Call and Response Grade 2-3
Rhythm Go "Round" | Music Lesson Plan - Round Grade 3-6
Skittle, Skittle, Skittle, Ski | Music Lesson Plan - Canon Grade 2-6
Trashin' the Camp/Tarzan | Music Lesson Plan - AABA Form/Dance Grade 2-3
Twinkle, Twinkle, Changing Star | Music Lesson Plan - Theme and Variations Grade 2-4
Viennese Musical Clock | Music Lesson Plan - Rondo/Dance Grade 2-3


Music Lesson Plans for Meter and Time Signature

Browse lesson plans that teach students about meter and time signature through movement and get your music students smiling from ear to ear.

Beat Tag | Music Lesson Plan - Meter Game Grade 2-5
Meter, Meter, 3-4-5 | Music Lesson Plan - Time Signatures/Playground Balls Grade 2-4


Music Lesson Plans for Music Dynamics

Browse lesson plans that teach students dynamics through manipulative-based lessons and games.

Boom Chicka Boom | Music Lesson Plan - Piano and Forte Grade K-1
Musical Easter Egg Hunt | Music Lesson Plan - Dynamics Grade 1-6


Music Lesson Plans for Music from Diverse Cultures (World Music)

Browse lesson plans that teach students about music and cultures from around the world.

Aiken Drum | Music Lesson Plan - Unit Wrap-Up Grade 1-3
Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks | Music Lesson Plan - ABA Form Grade 1-2
Hungarian Dance No.5 | Music Lesson Plan - AABBCDAB Codetta Grade 2-6
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Grieg) | Music Lesson Plan - Listening Map Grade 2-6
Messiah/Hallelujah Chorus (Handel) | Music Lesson Plan - Listening Map Grade 2-6
Surprise Symphony (Haydn) | Music Lesson Plan - Listening Map Grade 3-4
Peter and the Wolf | Music Lesson Plan - Leitmotif Grade 1-3
Viennese Musical Clock | Music Lesson Plan - Rondo/Dance Grade 2-3


Music Lesson Plans for Listening (Listening Maps and Listening Glyphs)

Browse lesson plans that teach students about music with listening maps and glyphs, or give them a chance to compare and contrast musical scores with Venn diagrams.

O Danny Boy | Music Lesson Plan - Compare and Contrast Grade 2-4
Haydn Surprise Symphony | Music Lesson Plan - Listening Map Grade 3-4
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Grieg) | Music Lesson Plan - Listening Map Grade 2-6
Messiah/Hallelujah Chorus (Handel) | Music Lesson Plan - Listening Map Grade 2-6


Music Lesson Plans for Movement

Browse lesson plans that teach students about music through movement.

John Kanaka | Music Lesson Plan - Eighth/Quarter Note and Quarter Rest Grade 2-4
Run From The Farmer | Music Lesson Plan - Syncopation Grade 2-3
Trashin' the Camp/Tarzan | Music Lesson Plan - AABA Form Grade 2-3
Viennese Musical Clock | Music Lesson Plan - Rondo Grade 2-3


Music Lesson Plans for Instruments of the Orchestra

Browse lesson plans that teach students about the instruments of the orchestra.

Zin, Zin, Zin A Violin | Music Lesson Plan - Orchestra Instruments Grade 2-6


Music Lesson Plans for Musical Style

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Music Lesson Plans for Great Composers

Browse lesson plans that teach students about the lives, music, and culture of our great composers.

Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks (Mussorgsky) | Music Lesson Plan - ABA Form Grade 1-2
Flight of the Bumblebee Game (Rimsky-Korsakov) | Music Lesson Plan - Unit Wrap-Up Grade 1-3
Gymnopedie (Erik Satie) | Music Lesson Plan - Same/Different Grade 1-3
Hungarian Dance No.5 (Brahms) | Music Lesson Plan - AABBCDAB Codetta Grade 2-6
In the Hall of the Mountain King (Grieg) | Music Lesson Plan - Listening Map Grade 2-6
Messiah/Hallelujah Chorus (Handel) | Music Lesson Plan - Listening Map Grade 2-6
Peter and the Wolf (Prokofiev) | Music Lesson Plan - Leitmotif Grade 1-3
Surprise Symphony (Haydn) | Music Lesson Plan - Listening Map Grade 3-4
Viennese Musical Clock | Music Lesson Plan - Rondo Grade 2-3


Music Lesson Plans for Same/Different (Compare/Contrast)

Browse lesson plans that teach students to compare and contrast musical scores.

Gymnopedie (Erik Satie) | Music Lesson Plan - Same/Different Grade 1-3


Music Lesson Plans for Music Composition

Browse lesson plans that provide students with an easy introduction to the world of music composition and an opportunity to compose their own music.

Down by the Bay | Music Lesson Plan - Composing and Drawing Grade K-1
Pizza Man, Pizza Man | Music Lesson Plan - Composing Music Grade 2-4
Star Wars Rap | Music Lesson Plan - Composing Music Grade 2-4


Music Lesson Review Games

Browse our lesson plan review games for the music classroom that are flexible enough to allow you to review a wide variety of lessons.

Slap Happy Music Math | Music Lesson Plan - Rhythm Review Grade 2-6
Suck It Up! Music Lesson Review Game Grade 2-6
Tic-Tac-Toe | Music Lesson Plan - Rhythms and Rests Grade 2-6