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TUNED PERCUSSION | Chinese Music

TUNED PERCUSSION | Chinese Music

This mini-scheme could be used with KS2-3 and includes a handful of pentatonic melodies to piece together as a class or in small groups, handy information about the pentatonic scale and some singing to go with the mini-project.
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Full Musical Futures Bundle [WORTH £20]

Full Musical Futures Bundle [WORTH £20]

This should be all you need to get your Musical Futures project started. All you need is seven different coloured stickers to put on your ukuleles, keyboards and even guitars and get playing some modern pop music. There are 6 volumes of Pop Charts totaling 30 songs. Provision is mainly for ukulele, keyboard, vocals and drums but the extra booklet also has guitar and expands on chords/notes for each instrument. Also included: Drum Kit | Beats For Beginners Uke-Hero | Interactive Game Boomwhacker | Getting Started Freebies: Rhythm Reading Exercises Rhythm | Grid Method The Rhythm Circle Note: The 30 pop songs have been transposed in some cases to C major until later on in the series. Some songs are harder than others due to the frequency of the chords. All songs have been shortened to verse, bridge, chorus to ensure pupils are moving on to try different styles, speeds and chords. SAVE 26% Also available: Musical Futures | Pop Charts [BUNDLE 1-3] for £5.75 Musical Futures | Pop Charts [BUNDLE 4-6] for £5.75 OR buy each individually for £2
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Musical Futures | Pop Charts [BUNDLE 4-6]

Musical Futures | Pop Charts [BUNDLE 4-6]

This is the second set of volumes from the Pop Charts series - 4 to 6 - for teaching in a musical futures style. Provision is mainly for ukulele, keyboard, vocals and drums but the extra booklet also has guitar and expands on chords/notes for each instrument. In this pack you have 15 modern pop songs, transposed to C major until later on in the series. Some songs are harder than others due to the frequency of the chords. All songs have been shortened to verse, bridge, chorus to ensure pupils are moving on to try different styles, speeds and chords. SAVE 28% Also available: Musical Futures | Pop Charts [BUNDLE 1-3] as well as the full set of 6 for £10
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Musical Futures | Pop Charts [BUNDLE 1-3]

Musical Futures | Pop Charts [BUNDLE 1-3]

The first 3 volumes of the Pop Charts series for teaching in a musical futures style. Provision is mainly for ukulele, keyboard, vocals and drums but the extra booklet also has guitar and expands on chords/notes for each instrument. In this pack you have 15 modern pop songs, transposed to C major until later on in the series. Some songs are harder than others due to the frequency of the chords. All songs have been shortened to verse, bridge, chorus to ensure pupils are moving on to try different styles, speeds and chords. SAVE 28% Also available: Musical Futures | Pop Charts [BUNDLE 4-6] as well as the full set of 6 for £10
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Animal Music Notation Rhythm Cards Bundle for EYFS & KS1

Animal Music Notation Rhythm Cards Bundle for EYFS & KS1

These Music Rhythm Cards are to enable children develop early rhythm skills and recognition of musical notation. Rhythms are presented in a child friendly format with colourful animal pictures to support understanding of note length. Also included is a PowerPoint Presentation for teachers, including all rhythm cards and additional notes and guidance to support teaching. The card pack includes a wide range of rhythm cards as well as individual note cards to allow children to compose their own rhythms. This bundle includes both full sets of rhythm cards.
MrBallard23
Choral Planner - chorus and general music

Choral Planner - chorus and general music

This is a simple and effective way to plan for your chorus rehearsals or general music repertoire list! One page for each month: Monthly Concepts Concept Due Dates Notes Goals Easy-to-read layout Color palette for easy-to-see writing Please note this is not editable in order to protect the product. Please read: This is a nonrefundable digital download. Please read the description carefully and examine the preview file before purchasing. © Copyright 2018 Little House Lessons. All rights reserved. Permission is granted to copy pages specifically designed for student or teacher use by the original purchaser or licensee. This is intended to be used by one teacher unless additional licenses have been purchased. The reproduction of any other part of this product is strictly prohibited. Copying any part of this product and placing it on the Internet in any form (even a personal/classroom website) is strictly forbidden. Doing so makes it possible for an Internet search to make the document available on the Internet, free of charge, and is a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
GracieRae
Singing & Public Speaking ELL & ESL Avatars

Singing & Public Speaking ELL & ESL Avatars

Multicultural avatars for all! These fun images are to be used in a variety of settings. My students love using them during our vocal warm ups and my own children use them during public speaking classes. How to use: Print onto card stock or thick paper. Cut out avatar. (Cut out mouth piece if using). Laminate. Attach to a jumbo popsicle stick and enjoy! These assist students in public speaking settings by allowing for more privacy during dialogue. They also give singers a great focal point during warm ups or solo singing. Please read: This is a nonrefundable digital download. Please read the description carefully and examine the preview file before purchasing. © Copyright 2018 Little House Lessons. All rights reserved. Permission is granted to copy pages specifically designed for student or teacher use by the original purchaser or licensee. This is intended to be used by one teacher unless additional licenses have been purchased. The reproduction of any other part of this product is strictly prohibited. Copying any part of this product and placing it on the Internet in any form (even a personal/classroom website) is strictly forbidden. Doing so makes it possible for an Internet search to make the document available on the Internet, free of charge, and is a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
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KS2 Music - Kitchen Composition

KS2 Music - Kitchen Composition

Music lesson designed for year for but easily adapted for any age group. Students explore making music through household objects, using Stomp! as inspiration. Students learn about rhythm, composition and performance. Can also include discussion about texture and dynamics for more able students. Students can also notate their pieces, using either informal or formal notation depending on ability. Could also link to materials topic by comparing sounds made by different objects (metal, plastic and wooden kitchen items).
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Year 3 Music - Romans Soundscape

Year 3 Music - Romans Soundscape

Creating a soundscape using inspiration from Romans history topic. Students make sounds using body percussion, and from items found in the classroom, and begin to explore informal notation (symbols representing sounds). Could be easily adapted to any other topic. Could also be used for Year 4 topics with added discussion around texture and rhythm.
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England Squad Treasure Hunt

England Squad Treasure Hunt

otation England Squad Hunt. If you have access to Musical Contexts I used the football notation resource and had students hunt for the the footballers that matched note on their football in the department. If you don’t have access to MC, a stave and some written out notes will do! My usually disengaged Y8s loved this before moving on Waka Waka!
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Vocal Explorations - The Nutcracker - Create + Compose Your Own

Vocal Explorations - The Nutcracker - Create + Compose Your Own

Vocal explorations are perfect for those who need a great warm-up or high and low pitch practice? Look no further! This adorable set of Vocal Explorations is for you! Help the choreographer collect the characters in time to put on The Nutcracker Ballet! This set contains: • PowerPoint presentation with 10 slides pre-drawn for you. • 10 blank slides for you to draw your own pathway! • PDF of the pre-drawn and blank slides. • PDF of black and white student composition worksheets, 1 per page. • PDF of black and white student composition worksheets, 4 per page. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Vocal Explorations - Secret Agent - Create + Compose Your Own

Vocal Explorations - Secret Agent - Create + Compose Your Own

Need a great warm-up or high and low pitch practice? Look no further! This adorable set of Vocal Explorations is for you! Help the secret agents gather up all their spy gear for their first mission! This set contains: • PowerPoint presentation with 10 slides pre-drawn for you. • 10 blank slides for you to draw your own pathway! • PDF of the pre-drawn and blank slides. • PDF of black and white student composition worksheets, 1 per page. • PDF of black and white student composition worksheets, 4 per page. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Vocal Explorations - Mummies - Create + Compose Your Own

Vocal Explorations - Mummies - Create + Compose Your Own

Vocal explorations are perfect for those who need a great warm-up or high and low pitch practice? Look no further! This adorable set of Vocal Explorations is for you! Help the mummies gather toilet paper before they unravel! These make great Halloween music activities! This set contains: • PowerPoint presentation with 10 slides pre-drawn for you. • 10 blank slides for you to draw your own pathway! • PDF of the pre-drawn and blank slides. • PDF of black and white student composition worksheets, 1 per page. • PDF of black and white student composition worksheets, 4 per page. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Vocal Explorations - Muffin Man - Create + Compose Your Own

Vocal Explorations - Muffin Man - Create + Compose Your Own

Need a great warm-up or high and low pitch practice? Look no further! This adorable set of Vocal Explorations is for you! Help the Muffin Man gather up all the muffins for his breakfast delivery! This set contains: • PowerPoint presentation with 10 slides pre-drawn for you. • 10 blank slides for you to draw your own pathway! • PDF of the pre-drawn and blank slides. • PDF of black and white student composition worksheets, 1 per page. • PDF of black and white student composition worksheets, 4 per page. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Vocal Explorations - MONKEY BUSINESS - Create + Compose Your Own

Vocal Explorations - MONKEY BUSINESS - Create + Compose Your Own

Vocal explorations are perfect for those who need a great warm-up or high and low pitch practice? Look no further! This adorable set of Vocal Explorations is for you! Help the monkeys collect the bananas for their big party! This set contains: • PowerPoint presentation with 10 slides pre-drawn for you. • 10 blank slides for you to draw your own pathway! • PDF of the pre-drawn and blank slides. • PDF of black and white student composition worksheets, 1 per page. • PDF of black and white student composition worksheets, 4 per page. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Valentine's Day Vocal Explorations - Cupid's Arrow Create + Compose Your Own

Valentine's Day Vocal Explorations - Cupid's Arrow Create + Compose Your Own

Need a great warm-up or high and low pitch practice? Look no further! This adorable set of Vocal Explorations is for you! Help Cupid collect his hearts in times for Valentine’s Day! Vocal exploration missions are the best! This set contains: • PowerPoint presentation with 10 slides pre-drawn for you. Follow the elves to the various toys. • 10 blank slides for you to draw your own pathway! • PDF of the pre-drawn and blank slides. • All of the above with two different ethnicities of Cupid! Feel free to mix and match as desired! • PDF of black and white student composition worksheets, 1 per page. • PDF of black and white student composition worksheets, 4 per page. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Sub Tub - Rhythm Coloring: Patriotic - Color by Note - multiple rhythm levels

Sub Tub - Rhythm Coloring: Patriotic - Color by Note - multiple rhythm levels

This is a patriotic themed Color by Note music activities for multiple note levels! These are fantastic sub plans for your music or non music sub tub. These are perfect for 4th of July, Memorial Day, or any day! Students love to color by note - they work as end of class activities or even as music center! 4 Sheets in this download, each with reproducible pages for students as well as a full color “answer” sheet. There is a variety of difficulty levels in the patterns created. • USA - quarter note, eighth note, quarter rest • Flower on Flag - quarter note, eighth note, quarter rest, half note • Liberty Bell - quarter note, eighth note, quarter rest, half note, whole note. • Eagle on Flag - quarter note, eighth note, quarter rest, half note, whole note, sixteenth note. These are wonderful to reinforce note recognition, as an end of the class activity, and as a music-based substitute lesson! Enjoy and Thank You! Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Storybook Series - Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater - Nursery Rhyme and Folk Song

Storybook Series - Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater - Nursery Rhyme and Folk Song

Need a way to introduce “Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater” to your students? Look no further! This is the perfect resource to engage your students in singing this amazing song! This is a storybook (story book) PowerPoint presentation that can be read/sung to students like a book. Have students read or sing aloud, or present the story to them! This activity also makes great visuals for a favorite folk song or folk song of month activity. Nursery rhymes are so important to bring in your music classroom - this is a great way to do so! Like many of you, I am doing tons of activities with folk songs in my room, but need to reach my visual learners! I created this story book to increase engagement in my classroom. My kids LOVED it and I know yours will too! Teach Preschool? Teach ELL/ESL learners? This is a GREAT way for kids to visualize the words to the nursery rhyme! This resource includes: • PDF and PowerPoint version of the presentation. • Interesting facts about the song. • History of the song. • Map of where the song comes from. • Song presented in story format. • Sheet music. • Blank page to add your own information if desired. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Musician of the Month: ELLA FITZGERALD - Lesson Plans & Bulletin Board

Musician of the Month: ELLA FITZGERALD - Lesson Plans & Bulletin Board

Musician of the Month is a great way to bring some music history to your students! Ready to start a Composer/Musician of the Month but don’t have a plan ready? Look no further! This is the perfect resource for your lessons on Ella Fitzgerald, a famous jazz musician from the 1900s. This set includes: • Lesson Plans covering mini-lessons to presented at the beginning or end of your lesson as a “Musician of the Month” activity. • Bulletin Board printables including information about the composer, definitions appropriate to the particular composer (i.e. Jazz, Composer, Conductor, Musician). • YouTube links to engaging videos highlighting the composer’s works. This set will get you with a Lesson Plan that is ready to print and yet can still be modified to suite your needs. The composer units focus on a different composer or musician each month and the lesson takes about 5-10 minutes of the lesson time. I do the lesson at the very beginning of class and focus on listening, discussing music with appropriate terminology, and connecting music to the “real world.” Each lesson comes with 5 mini-lessons and links to the YouTube videos used in the lesson. In addition, you will also receive printouts for your bulletin boards with blank pages that can also be modified to suite your needs. I display the current composer’s information in my room and then move his or her information to the hallway as a running list for students. Pictures of this can be found on my blog. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Musician of the Month: EDVARD GRIEG - Lesson Plans & Bulletin Board

Musician of the Month: EDVARD GRIEG - Lesson Plans & Bulletin Board

Composer of the Month is a great way to bring some music history to your students! Ready to start a Composer/Musician of the Month but don’t have a plan ready? Look no further! This is the perfect resource for your lessons on Edvard Grieg, the amazing composer behind In the Hall of the Mountain King and Morning Mood (from the Peer Gynt Suite). Hint: He’s great for an October composer of the month! This set includes: • Lesson Plans covering mini-lessons to presented at the beginning or end of your lesson as a “Musician of the Month” activity. • Bulletin Board printables including information about the composer, definitions appropriate to the particular composer (i.e. Composer, Conductor, Musician). • YouTube links to engaging videos highlighting the composer’s works. This set will get you with a Lesson Plan that is ready to print and yet can still be modified to suite your needs. The composer units focus on a different composer or musician each month and the lesson takes about 5-10 minutes of the lesson time. I do the lesson at the very beginning of class and focus on listening, discussing music with appropriate terminology, and connecting music to the “real world.” Each lesson comes with 5 mini-lessons and links to the YouTube videos used in the lesson. In addition, you will also receive printouts for your bulletin boards with blank pages that can also be modified to suite your needs. I display the current composer’s information in my room and then move his or her information to the hallway as a running list for students. Pictures of this can be found on my blog. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Music Sub Tub Stuffers: K-2 Substitute Plan - Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin

Music Sub Tub Stuffers: K-2 Substitute Plan - Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin

Most teachers would agree taking a sick or person day is harder than actually being at work. Writing sub plans and preparing sub tubs and sub binders are so hard, especially in music and other specials! This will be a great activity for your music substitute plans! This is a great print and go plan for K-2. Students will read a book about an orchestra that grows from a solo to a dectet. Students will read a book, learn about the instruments in a book and the musical names of various sizes of ensembles (solo to dectet). Included in this File • EDITABLE lesson plans to put in your sub tub or sub binder. • A series of worksheets for you to copy and put in your sub tub or sub binder. • Posters for you to print and laminate to put in your sub tub or sub binder. This is so your sub has something to reference when reviewing instruments with students. Posters in black & white and color. NOTE: This does NOT include the book, Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin book and is required for this lesson. I have offered a YouTube link for your convenience if you would like to show a video of the book. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Music Sub Tub Stuffers: K-2 Substitute Plan - The Remarkable Farkle McBride

Music Sub Tub Stuffers: K-2 Substitute Plan - The Remarkable Farkle McBride

Most teachers would agree taking a sick or person day is harder than actually being at work. Writing sub plans and preparing sub tubs and sub binders are so hard, especially in music and other specials! This is a great print and go plan for K-2. Students will read a book about a little boy who performs on instruments and then destroys them till he realizes he wants be a conductor. Students will listen to a recording of the book and then complete a fun worksheet to go along with it. This goes perfectly with the FREE and EDITABLE Sub Plan Template! Included in this File • EDITABLE lesson plans to put in your sub tub or sub binder. • A worksheet for you to copy and put in your sub tub or sub binder. • Posters for you to print and laminate to put in your sub tub or sub binder. This is so your sub has something to reference when reviewing instruments with students. Posters in black & white and color. NOTE: This does NOT include the book, The Remarkable Farkle McBride book and is required for this lesson. It also does not include the audio CD which is not required, but offers a great addition. I have offered a YouTube link for your convenience. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Music Sub Tub Stuffers: Guess the Nursery Rhyme / Folk Song Emoji Game

Music Sub Tub Stuffers: Guess the Nursery Rhyme / Folk Song Emoji Game

Most teachers would agree taking a sick or person day is harder than actually being at work. Writing music sub plans and preparing music sub tubs and music sub binders are so hard, especially in music and other specials! This is a great activity for grades 3 and up! The younger kids could do it as a class activity! Students are presented a series of emoji patterns and have to guess what song it is! There are 60 songs to decipher! **This file includes the following: ** • PowerPoint Presentation - This is editable and you can change the order of the songs (though you will need to update the key). A version for showing the answer immediately and later are both present. • Blank Answer Sheets - Give to students to answer as you go through the powerpoint. • Key - editable and non-editable. Print and go or customize for your needs! • Students questions sheets in color and black/white (Editable and non-editable). • Sample sub lesson plan, completely editable. Please install included fonts for formatting to remain the same. Note: The editable versions will need some formatting and/or installation of linked fonts. There are print-and-go versions included that do not need formatting. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Music Centers: Pitch Parkway - Bass Clef Customizable Game, Practice

Music Centers: Pitch Parkway - Bass Clef Customizable Game, Practice

This is a super fun (yet truly educational!) game where students race to the finish line by naming notes on the bass clef staff! Use in your daily lessons, as part of center activities, or as a great sub plan! This is the Bass Clef version; you can customize it for your desired range! What is the difference between this game and the Differentiated version found here? The differentiated version also includes game boards which only test space notes and only test line notes. This is to help narrow the focus for kids who are struggling. This full game is also included in the differentiated version. In the game, each student will draw a card and identify the pitch on the card. Then, they can move their game piece (provided by you - see here for examples or use pony beads!). In this resource: • Game board in Black and White. • Game board in Color. • Cards to print out (8 cards to one sheet of paper). • Directions for Teacher. • Directions for Students - print out and put in the packet for students! Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Music Centers: Pitch Parkway - Bass Clef Customizable Game, Practice

Music Centers: Pitch Parkway - Bass Clef Customizable Game, Practice

This is a super fun (yet truly educational!) game where students race to the finish line by naming notes on the bass clef staff! Use in your daily lessons, as part of center activities, or as a great sub plan! This is the Bass Clef DIFFERENTIATED version; you can customize it for your desired range! What is the difference between this game and the Differentiated version found here? The differentiated version also includes game boards which only test space notes and only test line notes. This is to help narrow the focus for kids who are struggling. This full game is also included in the differentiated version. In the game, each student will draw a card and identify the pitch on the card. Then, they can move their game piece (provided by you - see here for examples or use pony beads!) In this resource: • Game board in Black and White. • Game board in Color. • Cards to print out (8 cards to one sheet of paper). • Directions for Teacher. • Directions for Students - print out and put in the packet for students! • Game for line notes only! • Game for space notes only! • Game for all notes combined. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Mini-Book Masterpieces: Instrument Series - BASSOON!

Mini-Book Masterpieces: Instrument Series - BASSOON!

Need a quick take-home informational activity for your lessons on the bassoon? Look no further! This mini book is perfect for your instrument lessons! No glueing, no pasting! Just one cut and your book is ready to fold! Perfect to teach about the woodwind family to supplement instrument of the month. This set includes: • Teacher Instructions (with videos too!) • Student instructions to print out for students to follow. • Two versions of the mini book (one labeled “Instrument of the Month” and the other labeled “Featured Instrument”) • Two sizes (4 pages folder and 8 pages folded). • Optional guide lines you can print on the back of the book for students to follow. This activity would go PERFECTLY with the Instrument of the Month: Bassoon Lesson Plan! Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Mini-Book Masterpiece: Storybook Series - Jack and Jill!

Mini-Book Masterpiece: Storybook Series - Jack and Jill!

Need a quick take-home informational activity for your lessons on Jack and Jill? Look no further! This mini book is perfect for your nursery rhyme lessons! No glueing, no pasting! Just one tiny cut and your book is ready to fold! This set includes: • Teacher Instructions. • Student instructions to print out for students to follow. (Video instructions too!) • Three different versions of the book (depending on what melody you teach). • Two different sizes (4 per page and 8 per page). • Optional guide lines you can print on the back of the book for students to follow. This activity would go PERFECTLY with the Jack and Jill Storybook! MORE BOOKS COMING SOON!!! Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Maypole Mania! How to build & dance (+animations), lessons plans, & more!

Maypole Mania! How to build & dance (+animations), lessons plans, & more!

Have you ever wanted to do maypole dancing with your class? Wondered why people even do maypole dancing in the first place? Look no further! Maypole Mania is for you! This is a great way to get kids doing choreography around May Day. The kids also love doing things like this on field day! This is an amazing unit all about maypole dancing! This lesson and accompanying PowerPoints with dance animation will provide you all you need to teach a fun, engaging unit on maypole dancing, K-5 (or older!). Need something new for field day? This would be a perfect group event! Even teachers at my school wanted to perform the dances! In this resource you will receive: • Instructions on how to build your own DIY maypole! (you could easily build it in a weekend!) • Detailed lesson plans for maypole dancing outlining the history of maypole dancing, the history of May Day, dance steps, and tips to teach the dances. (Basic Circle, Concentric Circle, Basic Weave, Gypsy’s Tent, Barber’s Pole, Spider Web, and Jacob’s Ladder). • Engaging PowerPoint to lead your students through learning about the history of maypole along with animated slides to demonstrate the dance steps. • Quick reference sheet with diagrams for you to use when actually teaching the dances. The ready to print lesson plan and accompanying presentations cover the following topics: • Complete instructions and material list for building a maypole. • Tips for teaching the dance sequences. • Amazing video clips (safeshare links) to demonstrations of people dancing each dance covered in this resource. • What is a maypole? • Concise history of maypole and development around the world (Sweden, Great Britain, Germany, USA). • Animated demonstrations of 6 traditional maypole dances ranging from beginning to advanced. Each animation includes slides for breaking down the teaching process and then showing how the dance would be completed in its entirety. (Download the preview for animation sample - don’t worry! Typed instructions for the dances are included too!). Standards The detailed, editable lesson plans were written ready to print for the general music room, but could easily be adapted to the general education room or dancing room with a quick switching of standards. Currently the Georgia GPS music standards are marked; the National Music Standards and Common Core Arts Standards are included and can be swapped with a simple copy and paste. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Kindergarten/1st Grade Music Lesson - Pitch/Melody Composition - Pumpkin Stew

Kindergarten/1st Grade Music Lesson - Pitch/Melody Composition - Pumpkin Stew

This is a great lesson plan for melodic composition for kindergarten or first grade. Students will learn a simple melody using three pitches in a minor key. Then students will be guided through comparing the three pitches and then create their own melody using three pitches. Note: You may have heard a different version of this song, and I want to be sure this resource meets your needs. Song lyrics by Sue Snyder. Used with permission. In this resource, pitches are notated as high, medium, and low (no absolute pitch names or solfege names are intended to be taught). In addition, this lesson makes a great review of quarter note, eighth notes, and quarter rest (ta, ti-ti, rest or ta, ta-di, rest). Versions with traditional and stick notation are included, though the lesson can be taught using only iconic notation. Assessments include stick notation, traditional notation, and iconic notation versions for differentiation. Though this composition lesson plan was written to match the pacing for kindergarten in my district, it would be appropriate for 1st grade in many districts as well. Included in this File • Detailed (yet editable) lesson plans for kindergarten. State (GA) GPS Standards, National Music Standards, and National Core Arts Standards are marked. Feel free to edit for other grade levels (this lesson would work well for first grade in many situations). • PowerPoint to guide the lesson - available in stick and traditional notation. • PDF version of the PowerPoint for you to import into your desired IWB (Absolutely NOT required to complete this lesson!). • Images for PERSONAL use to create your own variations with provided templates. • Assessment papers for students to create their own three-pitched melody. Versions with stick, standard, and iconic notation are included. • Coloring pages to print on the back of assessments for your early finishers. Please take a look at the preview and feel free to ask questions before purchasing. The lesson plans are completely editable so you may adjust them for your individual situation. Additional items you need to teach the lesson directly as written that are NOT included. • Pencils, Projector, non-pitched instruments (optional). (You do NOT need an IWB but I have provided materials for you to use if you have one). Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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K/1 Music Lesson with Children's Literature - Rhythm Dynamics - Snowball Fight

K/1 Music Lesson with Children's Literature - Rhythm Dynamics - Snowball Fight

This is a great lesson plan for rhythm and dynamics composition for kindergarten or first grade. Students will learn a simple ostinato using quarter notes, eighth notes, and rest to accompany the book, Snowball Fight by Jimmy Fallon. Then students will explore adding dynamics to the ostinato. Finally, students will compose their own rhythm pattern complete with dynamics! Versions with traditional and stick notation are included! Though this composition lesson plan was written to match the pacing for kindergarten in my district, it would be appropriate for 1st grade in many districts as well. Included in this File • Detailed (yet editable) lesson plans for kindergarten. State (GA) GPS Standards, National Music Standards, and National Core Arts Standards are marked. Feel free to edit for other grade levels (this lesson would work well for first grade in many situations). • PowerPoint to guide the lesson - available in stick and traditional notation. • PDF version of the PowerPoint for you to import into your desired IWB (Absolutely NOT required to complete this lesson!). • Images for PERSONAL use to create your own variations with provided templates. • Assessment papers for students to create their own snowball ostinato either with pencil and paper or with cotton balls. Please take a look at the preview and feel free to ask questions before purchasing. The lesson plans are completely editable so you may adjust them for your individual situation. Additional items you need to teach the lesson directly as written that are NOT included. • Pencils, Projector, non-pitched instruments, cotton balls (optional). (You do NOT need an IWB but I have provided materials for you to use if you have one). Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Instruments of the Orchestra Music Valentine's Game - Cupid Competition

Instruments of the Orchestra Music Valentine's Game - Cupid Competition

Need a way to practice classifying instruments of the orchestra? Look no further! Cupid Competition is a super fun game your students will beg to play! This instrument family game is a great way to practice the woodwind family, brass family, string family, and percussion family of instruments! It is perfect for a Valentine’s Day music activity or just for fun! Game: Lay out or hide the instrument hearts and facts around your room. Start the included PowerPoint timer. Students will race in teams to collect and sort instruments and facts about instrument families into the correct instrument family basket before the cupid collects his or her hearts! The winner is the group that collects the most cards in the correct basket! This would be GREAT for your instrument unit or even as a super fun sub plan! This resource includes: • Instrument Cards for 49 instruments. • Instrument Cards with names labeled for 49 instruments. • Instrument family fact cards (6 facts for each family). • All of the above in an ink saver black and white version. • Cupid Competition Directions • Cupid Competition PowerPoint timer. • Sub Plan directions. • Directions to create your own time intervals for the game. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Instrument of the Month: VIOLA - Detailed Lesson Plans and Bulletin Board

Instrument of the Month: VIOLA - Detailed Lesson Plans and Bulletin Board

Ready to start a Instrument of the Month but don’t have a plan ready? Look no further! This file is a great way to start studying the viola, a member of the string family in the orchestra. This also makes a great contrast or compliment to composer of the month! This set includes: • Lesson Plans covering mini-lessons to presented at the beginning or end of your lesson as an “Instrument of the Month” activity. • Bulletin Board printables including information about the instrument, definitions appropriate to the particular instrument (i.e. Bow, Musician, Orchestra, Chamber Music, etc.). • YouTube links to engaging videos highlighting pieces featuring this instrument. This set will get you with a Lesson Plan that is ready to print and yet can still be modified to suite your needs. The instrument units focus on a different instrument each month and the lesson takes about 5-10 minutes of the lesson time. I do the lesson at the very beginning of class and focus on listening, discussing music with appropriate terminology, and connecting music to the “real world.” Each lesson comes with detailed information and links to the YouTube videos used in the lesson. In addition, you will also receive printouts for your bulletin boards with blank pages that can also be modified to suite your needs. Each lesson plan includes standards that are checked off for the GPS (Georgia Performance Standards). I have also included alternative National Music Standards Checklists and National Core Arts Standards Checklists. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Instrument of the Month: TROMBONE - Detailed Lesson Plans and Bulletin Board

Instrument of the Month: TROMBONE - Detailed Lesson Plans and Bulletin Board

Ready to start a Instrument of the Month but don’t have a plan ready? Look no further! This file is a great way to start studying the trombone, a member of the brass family in the orchestra. This also makes a great contrast or compliment to composer of the month! This set includes: • Lesson Plans covering mini-lessons to presented at the beginning or end of your lesson as an “Instrument of the Month” activity. • Bulletin Board printables including information about the instrument, definitions appropriate to the particular instrument (i.e. mouthpiece, Musician, Orchestra, Chamber Music, etc.). • YouTube links to engaging videos highlighting pieces featuring this instrument. This set will get you with a Lesson Plan that is ready to print and yet can still be modified to suit your needs. The instrument units focus on a different instrument each month and the lesson takes about 5-10 minutes of the lesson time. I do the lesson at the very beginning of class and focus on listening, discussing music with appropriate terminology, and connecting music to the “real world.” Each lesson comes with detailed information and links to the YouTube videos used in the lesson. In addition, you will also receive printouts for your bulletin boards with blank pages that can also be modified to suite your needs. Each lesson plan includes standards that are checked off for the GPS (Georgia Performance Standards). I have also included alternative National Music Standards Checklists and National Core Arts Standards Checklists. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Instrument of the Month: Bassoon - Detailed Lesson Plans and Bulletin Board

Instrument of the Month: Bassoon - Detailed Lesson Plans and Bulletin Board

Ready to start a Instrument of the Month but don’t have a plan ready? Look no further! This file is a great way to start studying the bassoon, a member of the woodwind and double reed family in the orchestra. This also makes a great contrast or compliment to composer of the month! This set includes: • Lesson Plans covering mini-lessons to presented at the beginning or end of your lesson as an “Instrument of the Month” activity. • Bulletin Board printables including information about the instrument, definitions appropriate to the particular instrument (i.e. Double Reed, Musician, Orchestra, Chamber Music, etc.). • YouTube links to engaging videos highlighting pieces featuring this instrument. This set will get you with a Lesson Plan that is ready to print and yet can still be modified to suite your needs. The instrument units focus on a different instrument each month and the lesson takes about 5-10 minutes of the lesson time. I do the lesson at the very beginning of class and focus on listening, discussing music with appropriate terminology, and connecting music to the “real world.” Each lesson comes with detailed information and links to the YouTube videos used in the lesson. In addition, you will also receive printouts for your bulletin boards with blank pages that can also be modified to suite your needs. Please download the preview to take a closer look at what this resource includes! Each lesson plan includes standards that are checked off for the GPS (Georgia Performance Standards). I have also included alternative National Music Standards Checklists and National Core Arts Standards Checklists. This activity would go PERFECTLY with my Mini Book: Bassoon! MORE INSTRUMENTS COMING SOON!!! Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Composer of the Month: IRVING BERLIN - Lesson Plans & Bulletin Board

Composer of the Month: IRVING BERLIN - Lesson Plans & Bulletin Board

Composer of the Month is a great way to bring some music history to your students! Ready to start a Composer/Musician of the Month unit but don’t have a plan ready? Look no further! This is the perfect resource for your lessons on Irving Berlin, one of the most famous pop composers of the 20th century. He composed famous pieces such as “God Bless America,” “White Christmas,” “Happy Holidays,” “Blue Skies,” “Alexander’s Ragtime Band,” and “There’s No Business Like Show Business.” This set includes: • Lesson Plans covering mini-lessons for music listening to be presented at the beginning or end of your lesson as a “Musician of the Month” activity. This is a great way to incorporate music history into your daily lessons. Use around the holidays or use his non-holiday pieces for any month of the year! • Bulletin Board printables including information about the composer, definitions appropriate to the particular composer (i.e. Jazz, Composer, Conductor, Musician). • YouTube links to engaging videos highlighting the composer’s works. This set will get you with a Lesson Plan that is ready to print and yet can still be modified to suite your needs. The composer units focus on a different composer or musician each month and the lesson takes about 5-10 minutes of the lesson time. I do the lesson at the very beginning of class and focus on listening, discussing music with appropriate terminology, and connecting music to the “real world.” Each lesson comes with 5 mini-lessons and links to the YouTube videos used in the lesson. In addition, you will also receive printouts for your bulletin boards with blank pages that can also be modified to suite your needs. I display the current composer’s information in my room and then move his or her information to the hallway as a running list for students. Pictures of this can be found on my blog. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Composer of the Month STEPHEN SCHWARTZ (WICKED) - Lesson Plans & Bulletin Board

Composer of the Month STEPHEN SCHWARTZ (WICKED) - Lesson Plans & Bulletin Board

Ready to start a Composer/Musician of the Month but don’t have a plan ready? Look no further! This is the perfect resource for your lessons on Stephen Schwartz, composer of the famous musical, WICKED. In addition to his broadway works, he also did film music such as Enchanted! This set includes: • Lesson Plans covering mini-lessons to presented at the beginning or end of your lesson as a “Composer of the Month” activity. • Bulletin Board printables including information about the composer, definitions appropriate to the particular composer (i.e. Musical Theater, Concerto, Composer, Conductor, Musician). • Versions using both “Theater” and “Theatre” • YouTube links to engaging videos highlighting the composer’s works. This set will get you with a Lesson Plan that is ready to print and yet can still be modified to suite your needs. The composer units focus on a different composer or musician each month and the lesson takes about 5-10 minutes of the lesson time. I do the lesson at the very beginning of class and focus on listening, discussing music with appropriate terminology, and connecting music to the “real world.” Each lesson comes with 5 mini-lessons and links to the YouTube videos used in the lesson. In addition, you will also receive printouts for your bulletin boards with blank pages that can also be modified to suite your needs. I display the current composer’s information in my room and then move his or her information to the hallway as a running list for students. Pictures of this can be found on my blog. Each lesson plan includes standards that are checked off for the GPS (Georgia Performance Standards). I have also included alternative National Music Standards Checklists and National Core Arts Standards Checklists. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Composer of the Month RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN - Lesson Plans & Bulletin Board

Composer of the Month RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN - Lesson Plans & Bulletin Board

Ready to start a Composer/Musician of the Month but don’t have a plan ready? Look no further! This great is a great pack on Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, who wrote the music for Broadway shows and movies such as “The Sound of Music,” “Oklahoma,” “Cinderella,” and other musical theater (theatre) greats. This is a great way to incorporate more music history and listening into your music lesson plans. This set includes: • Lesson Plans covering mini-lessons to presented at the beginning or end of your lesson as a “Composer of the Month” activity. • Bulletin Board printables including information about the composer, definitions appropriate to the particular composer (i.e. Musical Theater, Concerto, Composer, Conductor, Musician). • Versions using both “Theater” and “Theatre” • YouTube links to engaging videos highlighting the composer’s works. This set will get you with a Lesson Plan that is ready to print and yet can still be modified to suite your needs. The composer units focus on a different composer or musician each month and the lesson takes about 5-10 minutes of the lesson time. I do the lesson at the very beginning of class and focus on listening, discussing music with appropriate terminology, and connecting music to the “real world.” Each lesson comes with 5 mini-lessons and links to the YouTube videos used in the lesson. In addition, you will also receive printouts for your bulletin boards with blank pages that can also be modified to suite your needs. I display the current composer’s information in my room and then move his or her information to the hallway as a running list for students. Pictures of this can be found on my blog. Each lesson plan includes standards that are checked off for the GPS (Georgia Performance Standards). I have also included alternative National Music Standards Checklists and National Core Arts Standards Checklists. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Composer of the Month OTIS REDDING (R&B) - Lesson Plans & Bulletin Board

Composer of the Month OTIS REDDING (R&B) - Lesson Plans & Bulletin Board

Ready to start a Composer/Musician of the Month but don’t have a plan ready? Look no further! This is the perfect resource for your lessons on Otis Redding (Georgia musician who wrote "Sittin’ On the Dock of the Bay). Otis had such an influence on R&B (rhythm and blues) music in the 1960s and your students will love learning about him! This set includes: • Lesson Plans covering mini-lessons to presented at the beginning or end of your lesson as a “Composer of the Month” activity. • Bulletin Board printables including information about the composer, definitions appropriate to the particular composer (i.e. Rhythm and Blues, Composer, Conductor, Musician). • YouTube links to engaging videos highlighting the composer’s works. This set will get you with a Lesson Plan that is ready to print and yet can still be modified to suite your needs. The composer units focus on a different composer or musician each month and the lesson takes about 5-10 minutes of the lesson time. I do the lesson at the very beginning of class and focus on listening, discussing music with appropriate terminology, and connecting music to the “real world.” Each lesson comes with 5 mini-lessons and links to the YouTube videos used in the lesson. In addition, you will also receive printouts for your bulletin boards with blank pages that can also be modified to suite your needs. I display the current composer’s information in my room and then move his or her information to the hallway as a running list for students. Pictures of this can be found on my blog. Each lesson plan includes standards that are checked off for the GPS (Georgia Performance Standards). I have also included alternative National Music Standards Checklists and National Core Arts Standards Checklists. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Composer of the Month GUSTAV HOLST - Detailed Lesson Plans and Bulletin Board

Composer of the Month GUSTAV HOLST - Detailed Lesson Plans and Bulletin Board

Ready to start a Composer/Musician of the Month but don’t have a plan ready? Look no further! This set on Gustav Holst is perfect for your composer of the month unit. It provides lesson plans to teach music history and music listening for the composer of orchestra song, “The Planets.” This set includes: • Lesson Plans covering 7 mini-lessons to presented at the beginning or end of your lesson as a “Composer of the Month” activity. • Bulletin Board printables including information about the composer, definitions appropriate to the particular composer (i.e. Fanfare, Concerto, Composer, Conductor, Musician, etc.). • A small write up to include on your class website for students to investigate further. • YouTube and SafeShare links to engaging videos highlighting the composer’s works. This set will get you with a Lesson Plan that is ready to print and yet can still be modified to suite your needs. The composer units focus on a different composer or musician each month and the lesson takes about 5-10 minutes of the lesson time. I do the lesson at the very beginning of class and focus on listening, discussing music with appropriate terminology, and connecting music to the “real world.” This lesson comes with 8 mini-lessons and links to the YouTube videos used in the lesson. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Christmas Vocal Explorations - Santa's Elves (Elf) Create + Compose Your Own

Christmas Vocal Explorations - Santa's Elves (Elf) Create + Compose Your Own

Need a great warm-up or high and low pitch practice? Look no further! This adorable set of Vocal Explorations is for you! Help all of Santa’s Elves find their path to the toys in time for Christmas! This set contains: • PowerPoint presentation with 10 slides pre-drawn for you. Follow the elves to the various toys! • 10 blank slides for you to draw your own pathway! • PDF of the pre-drawn and blank slides. • PDF of black and white student composition worksheets, 1 per page. • PDF of black and white student composition worksheets, 4 per page. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Back to School Specials Bulletin Board - Music, Art, TAG, PE, Technology, etc.

Back to School Specials Bulletin Board - Music, Art, TAG, PE, Technology, etc.

This bulletin board set is a great way for you to get to know the specialist in your building! Every year our specials team is in charge of a back-to-school bulletin board for meet the teacher so we decided on the “Top Ten Things that make us SPECIAL.” It has been a big hit! Students, teachers, and parents have enjoyed learning some little known facts about their specials teachers! This makes a great back to school specials bulletin board! Included in this File: • Top Ten Things sheets for each teacher to fill out. (These come in a variety of colors as well as in B&W). • Matching frame for 4 by 6 picture and a smaller one that can be used as a name plate. • Top Ten Things bulletin board header. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Pitch Hill: PowerPoint {BUNDLE} - Practice Do Re Mi Fa Sol La Ti Do Solfege (So)

Pitch Hill: PowerPoint {BUNDLE} - Practice Do Re Mi Fa Sol La Ti Do Solfege (So)

Are you struggling with teaching solfege or looking for a fun, new method for teaching solfége to elementary students? Then look no further! Pitch Hill is for you! NOTE: This file is included in the PITCH HILL MEGA BUNDLE In Pitch Hill, each solfège note is a character with his or her own story. For example, Do is a Boxer! He LOVES to box! He wears special head gear and boxing gloves to protect him and when we sing the note that is Do, we show our hands like boxing gloves. Do is very strong and will catch Re if she falls off the roof! (You will have to purchase to hear her story!) This bundle includes the following Pitch Hill PowerPoints: • Sol Mi Powerpoint • Introduce La! - Mi Sol La PowerPoint • Introduce Do! - Do Mi Sol La PowerPoint • Introduce Re! - Do Re Mi Sol La PowerPoint • Introduce Fa! - Do Re Mi Fa Sol La PowerPoint • Introduce Ti! - Do Re Mi Fa Sol La Ti PowerPoint • Introduce Super Do! - Do Re Mi Fa Sol La Ti SD Flipchart The PowerPoints include: • Graphics of Do, Re, Mi, Fa Sol, La, Ti, and SD (high Do): Use to introduce or review characters! • The Do Song • The Re Song • The Fa Song • The Sol Song • The Mi Song • The La Song • The Ti Song • The SD Song (Super Do/ high Do song) • Practice identifying Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Ti, and SD with note heads. • Practice identifying Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Ti, and SD using traditional notation. • Pages use both note heads to isolate pitch and traditional notation to perform higher discrimination of pitch when rhythm is a factor. • Instructions on using each page in the notes section. • Pages for introducing each character and how they are related to the other characters. • Blank pages and editable notes for you to create your own patterns! Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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