This PDF file is a simple listening activity guide to help spark and reinforce conversation about describing, analyzing, etc. art music in the elementary music classroom. Appropriate for all lower elementary grade levels.
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When your music students enter your classroom, their eyes will gravitate to your picture agenda for the day! Helpful for special needs, pre-readers, ELL students, and everyone else.
Print out these iconic cards as needed or use them as a springboard for developing your own.
20 Print-ready slides
This Listening map follows the children's book "Old Black Fly" by Jim Aylesworth. As the fly buzzes through the book your visual learners can follow along with the colorful illustrations as well as this listening map. It also helps them to realize the book is set up in alphabetical order.
Challenge your students to practice every day for 1 month with this practice chart: Color a train wagon for each day the child practiced.
This chart can be used for music practice, but also to challenge students to read a book each day.
This listening map puts musical terms into primary friendly definitions. I use this map by cutting apart and pasting to poster board. Laminate if you like. My primary aged students are able to identify melody, timbre, etc. at an appropriate grade level using this resource.