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Material for teachers about song writing

Do you want to participate in the Song Contest with your class or extracurricular youth group? On this page you will find numerous material and links to help you guide the song writing process and integrate global learning in your lessons. You will find comprehensive pedagogical suggestions for your project in the teaching material accompanying the Song Contest “Dein Song für EINE WELT!” (Your song for ONE WORLD). It supplements the Tips on songwriting area, which helps young people to independently learn writing lyrics and composing with digital tools.

Teaching material for the Song Contest [ PDF | 7.17 MB ]
The accompanying teaching material for the Song Contest supports you in the creation of a competition entry with your class or youth group. It brings together numerous lesson impulses on finding a topic, song writing and composing with digital tools and is also suitable for interdisciplinary lessons, e.g., in connection with social sciences, English or modern foreign languages.

Information on the pedagogical material [ PDF | 975 KB ]
Do you want to recommend the teaching material for the Song Contest? Then feel free to use this flyer!

Song Contest Worksheets [ PDF | 6,2 MB ]
The worksheets supplement the teaching material for the Song Contest and are aimed at children and young people. The worksheets on the “Finding topics for songwriting” and “Digital composition” modules support the learners, in particular when using the “Tips on songwriting” area on this website.

Glossary of the Song Contest [ PDF | 873 KB ]
The glossary collects and explains technical terms used in composing and recording technology that appear in the teaching material and in the “Tips on songwriting” area on the website.

Composing with instruments [ PDF | 303 KB ]
Do you want to musically accompany your song with instruments together with your group? This document presents two methods, “jam sessions” and “instant composing” that you can use to do so.

Sub-task - music in the Curriculum Framework [ PDF | 6.44 MB ]
The Curriculum Framework for Sustainable Development identifies the general and subject-specific skills and topics for Education for Sustainable Development in school lessons. In the sub-task you will find a corresponding competence model and topic examples for music lessons.

Material collection of the School Competition
In the material collection of the School Competition on Development Policy you will find a large selection of teaching material, links, texts and videos on wide-ranging topics of global development. Using the search function and the filters, you can access the desired topics, age groups or media in a targeted manner.

Teaching material "Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals" [ PDF | 9,96 MB ]
This teaching material is an introduction to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. It has been developed by the ESD Expert Net, a network of experts on Education for Sustainable Development from Germany, India, Mexico and South Africa, and it contains case studies for implementing the Sustainable Development Goals from all four countries.