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My mission is to provide time saving and engaging resources for busy, passionate music teachers. I believe students learn best in a music classroom when they are engaged in the material, but finding the time to create these materials for your kids is overwhelming. I am here to help! I have kid tested and teacher approved resources that give you time to be the amazing teacher you already are. Teach music. Love life. Musically, Shelley Tomich Pitch Publications

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My mission is to provide time saving and engaging resources for busy, passionate music teachers. I believe students learn best in a music classroom when they are engaged in the material, but finding the time to create these materials for your kids is overwhelming. I am here to help! I have kid tested and teacher approved resources that give you time to be the amazing teacher you already are. Teach music. Love life. Musically, Shelley Tomich Pitch Publications
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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Star Spangled Banner MEGA Activity Pack - Lesson Plans, Centers, Presentation

Star Spangled Banner MEGA Activity Pack - Lesson Plans, Centers, Presentation

Are you looking for a great way to present the Star-Spangled Banner to your students? Look no further! This pack will give you everything you need! This unit is perfect for studying our national anthem by Francis Scott Key - use for 9/11, Memorial Day, President’s Day, or just because! In this resource: • LESSON PLANS - Complete, extremely detailed lesson plans that are editable for your needs. Standards marked for the Georgia GPS music standards for 3rd grade but I also included the 1994 National Music Standards, K-4 and Core Arts Standards, 3rd, for you to switch out. This lesson could easily be modified for a multitude of grade levels by switching out the activities. • POWERPOINT PRESENTATION - This presentation will walk you through the lesson. The notes in the notes section will guide you along your way. Slide numbers are referenced in the lesson plans. • 27 Pages of STUDENT ASSESSMENTS, ACTIVITIES, and CENTERS - A variety of ways to assess students is provided; you may pick and choose which items to use with your students. The PowerPoint guides students through: • PRE-ASSESSMENT - Students will write down what they already know about the Star-Spangled Banner. • LISTENING EXAMPLES - Safe-share links to provide students with authentic performances of the Star-Spangled Banner. • BEFORE YOU SING… - Students will be guided through how to act and stand appropriately when performing or listening to the national anthem. • SING ALONGS - Safe-share links and mp3 to provide students with chances to perform the Star-Spangled Banner themselves. • WHERE YOU CAN HEAR THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER - Students will explore where the national anthem is played and why it first began playing at many of these events. • HISTORY BEHIND THE SONG - The students will explore why Francis Scott Key first penned this song. This includes an excellent safe-share link to a video that will enthrall your students! • THE FLAG - A comparison of the 1915 flag that inspired Francis Scott Key and the modern flag. • MEANING OF THE WORDS - A detailed look at each phrase of the first verse in the songs as well as exposure to all the verses and how it was originally performed. • BLANK SLIDE WITH MATCHING BACKGROUND - For your use with your own materials! 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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Treble Clef - Reading Music -PowerPoint Presentation & Exit Ticket-Lesson Plan

Treble Clef - Reading Music -PowerPoint Presentation & Exit Ticket-Lesson Plan

This is a GREAT way to introduce Treble Clef to your students! The lesson plan will help you present the included PowerPoint Presentation to your students in order for them to start reading music notes on the Treble Clef staff! I know it can be hard for students to learn to read music on the treble clef - this will help! In this resource: • Editable Lesson Plans geared for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students. Feel free to modify for other grade levels! • PowerPoint Presentation to introduce students to the Treble Clef staff! Download the preview to see what is included! • Simple worksheet that allows students to create their own line sentence and quickly identify 3 treble clef notes. Use as an exit ticket! Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Recorder Resource: DC-BAG Bonanza - 20 Page No-Prep Recorder worksheets!

Recorder Resource: DC-BAG Bonanza - 20 Page No-Prep Recorder worksheets!

Need a way to give your kids a little extra practice reading and notating DC-BAG recorder notes on the staff? Look no further! This 20 page no-prep printable set is for you! This resource is wonderful for differentiating your activities for practicing D, C, (high), B, A, and G! In this resource: • Color the DC-BAGS on the Staff - Students will color code fingering charts for D, C, B, A, and G. • DC-BAG Finger Flurry - Students will label and notate notes by identifying the recorder fingering. • DC-BAG Note Decoder 1 - Students will identify notes on the staff and color in fingerings. Uses Quarter Notes. • DC-BAG Note Decoder 2 - Students will identify notes on the staff and color in fingerings. Uses Whole Notes. • DC-BAG Note Decoder 3 - Students will identify notes on the staff and color in fingerings. Uses mix of Quarter, Half, and Whole notes. • DC-BAG Note Expander - Students will identify notate and color in fingerings for given notes. • Color the DC-BAGS - Students will shade in the correct pitch for each recorder fingering. • Color the Staff DC-BAGs - Students will shade in the correct notated pitch for each recorder fingering. • Color the Staff Rhythm DC-BAGS - Students will shade in the correct notated pitch for each recorder fingering. Answers use a variety of rhythmic notes. • Composing with DC-BAG - Students will write their own melody using the notes D, C, B, A, and G, and then shade in fingerings. • DC-BAG Notespeller - Students will identify notes on the staff. • DC-BAG Notespeller 2 - Students will identify notes on the staff using a variety of rhythmic notation. • DC-BAG Recorder Flower - Students will color by recorder fingering chart. • DC-BAG Puzzle - Students will cut out DCBAG puzzle pieces and glue them together. Each piece of the puzzle represents a different way to represent a single pitch. • DC-BAG Fingering Chart - Students will create their own fingering chart for D, C, B, A, and G. • Recorder Flower 2 - Students will color by note. • DC-BAG Hidden Picture - Students will color by note to find the hidden picture. • DC-BAG Recorder Reminder Song - Students will use the rhythm of a cute poem about how to play the recorder to compose a song. • DC-BAG Crossword Puzzle - Students will decode the crossword puzzle by identifying D, C, B, A, and G on the staff. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Rhythm Basketball Set - Vol 2! 4/5 Lesson Plan - Rhythm #musiccrewsun

Rhythm Basketball Set - Vol 2! 4/5 Lesson Plan - Rhythm #musiccrewsun

Looking for a differentiated and exciting way to practice reading rhythms? Use Rhythm Basketball and bounce to the beat! Obtain enough basketballs, tennis balls, non-pitched instruments, or other bouncing balls and use the provided slides to perform rhythms with some of your favorite songs! I use these fun pop play alongs to reinforce reading half note, whole note, quarter note, and eighth note notation. In addition, we are able to discuss use of measure, double bar line, and more! This is a great way to get your kids reading rhythm! In this set you will get Rhythm Basketball self-advancing PowerPoint for: • “Happy” by Pharrell Williams • “What Makes You Beautiful” by One Direction • “Hello, Goodbye” by The Beatles See examples of students performing Vol 1 here! In addition, you will receive detailed lesson plans for 4th and 5th grade using Georgia GPS standards, National Music Standards, and National Core Arts standards that are ready to print and use, and yet still editable for your individual teaching needs. You will also receive rehearsal versions of each PowerPoint presentation that do not self-advance so that you may rehearse the rhythm patterns with students before performing. NOTE: You will NOT receive the audio files (this would be illegal!), but I have directed you on where to purchase the files on iTunes and how to attach them to PowerPoint. See a screencast here on how to attach audio files to PowerPoint. *The page count does not include the doubling of PowerPoint files for rehearsal or lesson plans for other grade levels. * Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Rhythm Basketball Set Vol 1 - 4th and 5th Grade Lesson Plan Rhythm Practice

Rhythm Basketball Set Vol 1 - 4th and 5th Grade Lesson Plan Rhythm Practice

Looking for a differentiated and exciting way to practice reading rhythms? Use Rhythm Basketball to bounce to the beat! Obtain enough basketballs, tennis balls, non-pitched instruments, or other bouncing balls and use the provided slides to perform rhythms with some of your favorite songs! I use these fun pop play alongs to reinforce reading half note, whole note, quarter note, and eighth note notation. In addition, we are able to discuss use of measure, double bar line, and more! This is a great way to get your kids reading rhythm! In this set you will get Rhythm Basketball self-advancing PowerPoint for: • “Fireflies” by Owl City • “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” • “Beauty in the World” by Macy Gray • “Yellow Submarine” by The Beatles See examples of students performing here! In addition, you will receive detailed lesson plans for 4th and 5th grade using Georgia GPS standards, National Music Standards, and National Core Arts standards that are ready to print and use, and yet still editable for your individual teaching needs. You will also receive rehearsal versions of each PowerPoint presentation that do not self-advance so that you may rehearse the rhythm patterns with students before performing. NOTE: You will NOT receive the audio files (this would be illegal!), but I have directed you on where to purchase the files on iTunes and how to attach them to PowerPoint. See a screencast here on how to attach audio files to PowerPoint. The page count does not include the doubling of PowerPoint files for rehearsal or lesson plans for other grade levels. So basically you get double! 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 - 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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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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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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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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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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Rainbow Ukulele - Fretboard Chord Insert Charts for the ukulele

Rainbow Ukulele - Fretboard Chord Insert Charts for the ukulele

Looking for an easy way to get students to find the proper chords on their ukulele? Checkout the Rainbow Ukulele Fretboard Chord Marker Charts! These chord sliders match the color system of Rainbow Ukulele ® but owning the program is not required to use this product. FYI, if you are interested in starting a ukulele program, be sure to check out the Rainbow Ukulele FREEBIE! to see how I set up the program. Note: This is NOT included in the Rainbow Ukulele Bundle (that includes the Teacher and Student edition). You will receive the following: • Fretboard Chord Charts that fit most soprano ukuleles for the following chords: C, C7, D, D7, Dm, E, E7, Em, F F#, F#m, G, G7, Gm, A, A7, Am, B, Bb, Bm • Chord charts in black and white. • Chord charts in color. These are not meant for students to perform on the ukulele for long periods of time. They WILL dampen and affect the sound. They are simply meant to be used as a reference. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Recorder Resource: BAG Bonanza- 20 Page No-Prep worksheets!!

Recorder Resource: BAG Bonanza- 20 Page No-Prep worksheets!!

Need a way to give your kids a little extra practice reading and notating BAG recorder notes on the staff? Look no further! This 20 page no-prep printable set is for you! This resource is wonderful for differentiating your activities for practicing B, A, and G! My kids needed some practice reading notes on the treble clef and I wanted to tie it in with the recorder fingering charts. These have been perfect for a little extra practice and for differentiation! I have also used them as sub plans and my kids actually ask to do more! In this resource: • Color the BAGS on the Staff - Students will color code fingering charts for B, A, and G. • BAG Finger Flurry - Students will label and notate notes by identifying the recorder fingering. • BAG Note Decoder 1 - Students will identify notes on the staff and color in fingerings. Uses Quarter Notes. • BAG Note Decoder 2 - Students will identify notes on the staff and color in fingerings. Uses Whole Notes. • BAG Note Decoder 3 - Students will identify notes on the staff and color in fingerings. Uses mix of Quarter, Half, and Whole notes. • BAG Note Expander - Students will identify notate and color in fingerings for given notes. • Color the BAGS - Students will shade in the correct pitch for each recorder fingering. • Color the Staff BAGs - Students will shade in the correct notated pitch for each recorder fingering. • Color the Staff Rhythm BAGS - Students will shade in the correct notated pitch for each recorder fingering. Answers use a variety of rhythmic notes. • Composing with BAG - Students will write their own melody using the notes B, A, and G, and then shade in fingerings. • BAG Notespeller - Students will identify notes on the staff. • BAG Notespeller 2 - Students will identify notes on the staff using a variety of rhythmic notation. • BAG Fingering Chart - Students will create their own fingering chart for B, A, and G. • Recorder Flower - Students will color by recorder fingering chart. • Recorder Flower 2 - Students will color by note. • BAG Puzzle - Students will cut out BAG puzzle pieces and glue them together. Each piece of the puzzle represents a different way to represent a single pitch. • BAG Puzzle 2 - Similar to Puzzle 1, but more pieces for differentiation. • BAG Hidden Picture - Students will color by note to find the hidden picture. Shelley Tomich www.pitchpublications.com Visit my website to join the Free Resource Library! Teach music. Love life.
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Recorder Resource: BAG-E Bonanza - 20 Page No-Prep Recorder worksheets!

Recorder Resource: BAG-E Bonanza - 20 Page No-Prep Recorder worksheets!

Need a way to give your kids a little extra practice reading and notating BAG-E recorder notes on the staff? Look no further! This 20 page no-prep printable set is for you! This resource is wonderful for differentiating your activities for practicing B, A, G, and E! Please download the preview to see the activities included! In this resource: • Color the BAG-Es on the Staff - Students will color code fingering charts for B, A, G, and E • BAG-E Finger Flurry - Students will label and notate notes by identifying the recorder fingering. • BAG-E Note Decoder 1 - Students will identify notes on the staff and color in fingerings. Uses Quarter Notes. • BAG-E Note Decoder 2 - Students will identify notes on the staff and color in fingerings. Uses Whole Notes. • BAG-E Note Decoder 3 - Students will identify notes on the staff and color in fingerings. Uses mix of Quarter, Half, and Whole notes. • BAG-E Note Expander - Students will identify notate and color in fingerings for given notes. • Color the BAG-Es - Students will shade in the correct pitch for each recorder fingering. • Color the Staff BAG-Es - Students will shade in the correct notated pitch for each recorder fingering. • Color the Staff Rhythm BAG-Es - Students will shade in the correct notated pitch for each recorder fingering. Answers use a variety of rhythmic notes. • Composing with BAG-E - Students will write their own melody using the notes B, A, G, and E, and then shade in fingerings. • BAG-E Notespeller - Students will identify notes on the staff. • BAG-E Notespeller 2 - Students will identify notes on the staff using a variety of rhythmic notation. • BAG-E Recorder Flower - Students will color by recorder fingering chart. • BAG-E Puzzle - Students will cut out BAG-E puzzle pieces and glue them together. Each piece of the puzzle represents a different way to represent a single pitch. • BAG-E Fingering Chart - Students will create their own fingering chart for B, A, G, and E • Recorder Flower 2 - Students will color by note. • BAG-E Hidden Picture - Students will color by note to find the hidden picture. • BAG-E Recorder Reminder Song - Students will use the rhythm of a cute poem about how to play the recorder to compose a song. • BAG-E Crossword Puzzle - Students will decode the crossword puzzle by identifying notes on the staff. 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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Recorder Resource: C-BAG Bonanza - 20 Page No-Prep Recorder worksheets!

Recorder Resource: C-BAG Bonanza - 20 Page No-Prep Recorder worksheets!

Need a way to give your kids a little extra practice reading and notating C-BAG recorder notes on the staff? Look no further! This 20 page no-prep printable set is for you! This resource is wonderful for differentiating your activities for practicing C, B, A, and G! In this resource: • Color the C-BAGS on the Staff - Students will color code fingering charts for C, B, A, and G. • C-BAG Finger Flurry - Students will label and notate notes by identifying the recorder fingering. • C-BAG Note Decoder 1 - Students will identify notes on the staff and color in fingerings. Uses Quarter Notes. • C-BAG Note Decoder 2 - Students will identify notes on the staff and color in fingerings. Uses Whole Notes. • C-BAG Note Decoder 3 - Students will identify notes on the staff and color in fingerings. Uses mix of Quarter, Half, and Whole notes. • C-BAG Note Expander - Students will identify notate and color in fingerings for given notes. • Color the C-BAGS - Students will shade in the correct pitch for each recorder fingering. • Color the Staff C-BAGs - Students will shade in the correct notated pitch for each recorder fingering. • Color the Staff Rhythm C-BAGS - Students will shade in the correct notated pitch for each recorder fingering. Answers use a variety of rhythmic notes. • Composing with C-BAG - Students will write their own melody using the notes C, B, A, and G, and then shade in fingerings. • C-BAG Notespeller - Students will identify notes on the staff. • C-BAG Notespeller 2 - Students will identify notes on the staff using a variety of rhythmic notation. • C-BAG Recorder Flower - Students will color by recorder fingering chart. • C-BAG Puzzle - Students will cut out C-BAG puzzle pieces and glue them together. Each piece of the puzzle represents a different way to represent a single pitch. • C-BAG Fingering Chart - Students will create their own fingering chart for C, B, A, and G. • Recorder Flower 2 - Students will color by note. • C-BAG Hidden Picture - Students will color by note to find the hidden picture. • C-BAG Recorder Reminder Song - Students will use the rhythm of a cute poem about how to play the recorder to compose a song. • C-BAG Crossword Puzzle - Students will decode the crossword puzzle by identifying C, B, A, and G on the staff. 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: 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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