Using Music to Teach History Content & Vocabulary


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A teacher must have musical ability if he or she wants to use music in a lesson.

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1. Which of the following is NOT a way to use music in the classroom?

2. How can an emotional connection to music help students learn history?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to test what you know about why and how to use music in the classroom to boost students' learning. You'll review effective ways to use music and how it helps the students learn.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The intention of this quiz and worksheet is to offer a chance to test what you know about:

  • How much music ability a teacher needs to use music as a learning tool
  • Effective ways to use music in the classroom
  • How emotional connection helps students learn
  • When music should be used in the classroom

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see if you can remember effective ways to use music to teach history
  • Knowledge application - review what you know about using music to teach to answer questions about how it can be used in the classroom
  • Making connections - use what you know about emotions and music to understand how it can help students remember facts

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic with the provided lesson, Using Music to Teach History Content & Vocabulary. This lesson offers a more comprehensive review of:

  • How music informs, moves and enlightens
  • Ways to use the historical significance of music in the classroom
  • Relating music to contemporary media
  • Styles of music to teach with
  • Using music to help with vocabulary