The Basics of the Elements of Music is a bundle of all-in-one interactive music lessons which guide students through the sights, sounds, and feel of the elements of music. These PowerPoint slideshows use real-life pictures and playalong recordings to keep students meaningfully engaged in each element of music. Scroll down to see each file individually. The elements of music featured include: beat, rhythm, pitch, dynamics, harmony, form, timbre, and texture.
This resource is perfect for:
★elementary music teachers
★middle school music teachers
WHAT YOU'LL GET WITH EACH PRESENTATION:
—main menu with clickable links
—simplified definition of the concept
MAIN MUSIC CONTENT with REAL-LIFE EXAMPLES
—Audio clips of the element.
—Real-life pictures and videos of the element.
—Interactive audio (i.e., students are encouraged to sing and play along).
—Musical opposites of the element.
—Bonus slides with fun facts, composer info, and more.
—Multiple choice questions (students click on the correct answer)
—Bonus questions for an extra challenge
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
—details on video links
WHAT CUSTOMERS LOVE ABOUT THIS SERIES:
“Oh...my...sweet...gherkins! I love this so much! This presentation is so well put together and useful! The real world examples are such a great idea. I can't wait to use this in my room (and I can't wait to buy the other presentations).”
"I just love your "Basics" series! Always great for review, introducing concepts, or even sub plans! Thank you for sharing this!"
“OMG! What an amazing resource! This presentation is so well put together, very professional looking and will make my introduction of beat stick!”
“For my kids to see a 'pendulum' metronome is going to be so helpful for them to grasp the concept of steady beat; they will hear AND see the beat movement. Your slides and sounds are right on!”
“Students enjoyed it and it clearly taught the concept. Highly recommended! Very happy with this purchase!”
"It is a wonderful resource. A launch pad for me to teach major and minor harmony."
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→→Check out each individual file for even more details.
Basics of Beat
Basics of Pitch
Basics of Rhythm
Basics of Harmony
Basics of Dynamics
Basics of Form
Basics of Timbre
Basics of Texture