Music in the Movies with Composition Activity

Music in the Movies with Composition Activity

It can be used to homeschool 6th through 9th graders
This is a popular choice for 6th- and 7th grade students.

This includes: pdf, 20 and 11 EASEL page

The Music in Film mini unit is for junior high music students.

To complete this unit, the focus will be on analysing and listening to the music elements and creating a film score composition.

♫The PDF document is 20 pages long and contains:

• information on the purpose and function of music in films,

• questions requiring students’ written response,

• images for the student to respond to using music terminology and

• a film scoring composition project!

♫You can print the response pages of each student individually, or you could combine them for a complete document.
student workbook.

♫11 Prepared TpT EASEL digital pages

♫The answer key will not be included, as student responses can vary.

These are the bestThe resource can be downloaded as either a PDF printable or TpT EASEL digital activityTo support blended or online learning


This resource has been used by teachers who said the following:

“A great unit. Excellent quality and comprehensive. Also, it is easy to connect with other sources. “Thank you! (Thanks, Tiffany!)

What an amazing unit. It’s a perfect tie-in to watch a musical, or any sequences from Fantasia. This is a wonderful way to fulfill curriculum requirements on music composition and music in the other arts. (Thank you Elizabeth M)

“This unit was very well-thought out and is clear and concise. We appreciate your dedication to it. My 7th/8th grade students have loved it so far! (Thanks Olivia!)

I really enjoyed this lesson. This lesson was used with music appreciation class in middle school. The students were surprised at how interested it made them! (Thank you Teri Y)


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Although I haven’t tried it yet, it seems really interesting and could help me engage my sixth graders. I hope to get a chance soon to test it. I am grateful for your kind words!

It was great fun to do this virtual unit. It was easy to move to remote learning and it worked well with the students. They all loved music editing and invited a speaker to discuss sound design. Because of the great resources, it was easy for them to understand.


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