Subject Area(s): Music

Grade Level(s): 4

Format of Library of Congress media: Images, Multimedia

Best Instructional Practices

Standards

Music

Length

4 - 6 class meetings

Lesson Summary

Using the children of George Mason as a starting point, students will speculate on what styles of music were present at Gunston Hall during the late 18th century. They will learn to sing and accompany a folk song; listen to a Mozart sonata; and listen and respond with movement to a patriotic song.

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