Need to hit the music standards of composition, review of treble staff,pitch and rhythmic notation, and still have fun before the holiday break? This Christmas Iconic Music Composition project uses cute little Christmas-related clip art to allow students to create their own new Christmas "carol", but also includes the option to have the students transfer their creation from iconic notation to standard notation. Best of all, you have the option to run paper copies from the PDF OR use the included .png files to use Seesaw
, a great online portfolio website. The PDF also includes directions and leads to help pages on how to utilize Seesaw. Finally, the project includes directions on performing, including using Seesaw to record their creations and an enrichment option to work in partners with one student playing his or her melody and the other playing an unpitched percussion ostinato.
Best of all, this can be concluded in about 90 music minutes, especially if your students have 1:1 devices.