WORLD MUSIC RESOURCES
Three great resources for your World Music Unit
Students are given a list of 26 world music instruments.
Their task is to match the instruments in the first column to their country of origin.
A list of countries is provided for the students to choose from.
Students write the country next to the instrument in the second column of the table.
In the third column, students must categorize the instruments as either chordophone, aerophone, membranophone or idiophone. CLICK HERE
No prior music knowledge is needed for this activity. This is an in-depth research and oral presentation task for students.
It requires students to choose a country and research the instruments and music of that country. There are SIX pages in all:
PAGE 1: outlines the task. There are six criteria areas for students to address.
PAGE 2: is a teacher marking sheet for assessment.
PAGE 3: is a table of suggested countries for research and a column to enter student names so you can keep track of the country each student is researching.
PAGES 4 and 5 is a list of internet sites where students might find information.
PAGE 6: has a list of tips and ideas for the teacher.
Students really enjoy this task and they learn heaps about the music of many different countries! CLICK HERE
This is s fantastic resource to include in a unit on World Music or as revision.
It is also a good activity to leave for your class when you are away.
A teachers answer sheet is included. CLICK HERE