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The Bells are A-Ringin'

Recommended Grade Level(s)

  • 3-5

Primary Subject Area(s)

  • Music

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Activity Description

Use bells in music class to replicate mine signals. Postulate why these beats may have been most effective for communicating in the mines.

Standards Addressed

  1. Music
    1. Grade 5 Standards
      1. 2.5.1: Play rhythmic, melodic, and chordal patterns.
      2. 5.5.4: Read rhythmic and melodic patterns.

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