Hear it! Clap it! Write it!-2nd Grade
Using our classroom lap packs and dry erase markers second graders have been working on writing rhythms that they hear down using correct notation. Right now we are working with ta and titi (quarter notes and eighth note pairs).
Rhythm Syllable Systems - What to use and why! - Make Moments Matter
The Kodály rhythm syllable system, pros/cons, and some history. Read this blog post for more!
Carol Mercier on Instagram: “#musiced #bulletinboard is finished! The #solfege #kurwen posters are in my #TpT store at NewEnglandTeacher. #musiceducation #iteachtoo…”
67 Likes, 35 Comments - Carol Mercier (@newenglandteacher) on Instagram: “#musiced #bulletinboard is finished! The #solfege #kurwen posters are in my #TpT store at…”
Teaching Tip Tuesdays – Music Class
Music doesn't need to be a scary subject to teach. You don't have to be a musician. You don't have to be a good singer. You don't have to have any talent or passion to teach it to your students.Th
Boomwhackers® Staff Note Chart (new update 2016 - FREE)
New and Improved! Boomwhackers® Note Chart PDF (8 note color coded C scale - Solfège syllables - Kodaly hand signs ) Our Best Sellers: Simple Series #1 Boomwhackers® Pak (10 songs)Music Lesson Extension Kit - 33 Exercises to Extend Your LessonsSimple Series 1&2 MEGA Combo Boomwhackers® Pa...
Music Interactive Notebooks, update
UPDATE: Hello everyone! I have been at a new school with nearly 3x the students! Eek! Interactive notebooks haven't been feasible here, so I haven't been keeping up with them. I do have some of the things I've use available for free (see the links below) and I'm working on uploading more! https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Music-Interactive-Notebook-Pages-Rhythms-475383 https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Music-Interactive-Notebook-Pages-Dynamics-Tempos-Articulations-424104…
Not Quite Anchor Charts
So, I absolutely LOVE the anchor charts I’ve been seeing on blogs and on Pinterest. Apparently, anchor charts are supposed to be minimalistic so as not to confuse the children with extra inf…
RHYTHM LESSON 8 - Reading Notation
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Musical Pizza Fractions
3rd grade classes have been learning how music and math are very closely related! I used pizza fractions to illustrate how the music notes got their names. I also used this as a way to introduce the 16th notes which they will be learning about next year in 4th grade. I made this felt pizza my first year of teaching (9 years ago) and it has held up pretty well! I handed out the pizza slices and had the students take turns coming up to help build the pizza. As they created each layer, we…