Themed Lesson: Dreams

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Age Range: All Ages

Introduction: In this lesson, activities are paired with listening suggestions to help listeners discover and enjoy music inspired by dreams. Select activities listed below based on time allotted, classroom goals, and student needs.

Total Listening Time: 13:18

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  1. Preface listening with a brief intro: “There are so many different kinds of dreams: silly, scary, and strange.”

  2. Explain that you will listen to several pieces of music inspired by dreams (linked in the playlist above). Use the student worksheet to compare and contrast the pieces. Invite students to answer, for each piece: What kind of dream do you hear?


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