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Name: A Musical Textures Activity
ID: m14260
Language: English (en)
Summary: A lesson plan for an activity that introduces students to monophony, homophony, polyphony, and heterophony.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: activity, heterophony, homophony, lesson plan, monophony, music, national music standard 6, national music standard 9, polyphony, texture
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (
Copyright Holders: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (
Maintainers: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (

Latest version: 1.9 (history)
First publication date: Jan 10, 2007 9:11 am -0600
Last revision to module: Jan 18, 2013 9:09 am -0600


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Version History

Version: 1.9 Jan 18, 2013 9:09 am -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
updated links

Version: 1.8 Oct 1, 2011 7:25 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
link to blog

Version: 1.7 Mar 11, 2011 4:36 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
removed from survey

Version: 1.6 Apr 12, 2010 7:58 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
linked to survey

Version: 1.5 Dec 31, 2009 4:33 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Added Google analytics code

Version: 1.4 Aug 11, 2008 12:04 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
updated MENC link

Version: 1.3 Dec 20, 2007 10:13 am -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
expanded goals list, updated text and search terms

Version: 1.2 Oct 30, 2007 9:49 am -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
edited metadata and added goals and assessment list

Version: 1.1 Jan 10, 2007 10:09 am -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
detached from "Textures of Music" module

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