Looking for ways to integrate more listening lessons and music history into your general music class? This "Composer of the Month" set focuses on Clara Schumann, and is the eleventh in the series!
This product includes:
* Listening lesson slideshow for Clara Schumann's "Le Ballet des Revenants"
(appropriate for grades 4 and above--this lesson focuses on tam-ti, or dotted quarter/eighth, and also has tim-ka, or dotted eighth/sixteenth)
* Movement lesson for Clara Schumann's "Soirees Musicales: Notturno"
(appropriate for grades 1 and above--has students moving with scarves to different sections of the piece)
* "Be a composer like Schumann" worksheet
(appropriate for grade 1 and above--separate composition worksheets for each of these concepts: ta and ti-ti, quarter rest, tika-tika, half note, ti-tika, tika-ti, syncopa, and tim-ka)
* Movement activity to Clara Schumann's "Scherzo No. 2"
(25 color and black/white printable sheets with clip art of Clara Schumann with movement directions on each, and PDF with YouTube link), appropriate for grades 1-5.
*SQUILT (Super Quiet UnInterrupted Listening Time) worksheet
--can be used with Clara Schumann piece of your choice
*Slideshow about Clara Schumann's life
, with student-friendly details
*Composer of the month bulletin board visuals
(includes letters for "Composer of the month," Picture of Clara Schumann, World map pointing to Germany, Visuals for Clara Schumann's most well-known works, and Composer/ Conductor/ Musician Visuals with definitions)
*Did You Know Cards
: Includes 8 different interesting facts about Clara Schumann. These can be used during music lessons and/or read on morning announcements during the month Clara Schumann is being studied
*Directions for the set
Note: You can view the PDF's like a slideshow by going to "view," then "full screen."
Download the preview for more information and visuals.
These activities can be used for any month you choose, or if you'd prefer, can be spread out over the year.
Please note that due to copyright, there is a YouTube link provided for "Scherzo No. 2," but you will have to provide the recordings for the other activities.
You can also purchase this as part of my "Composer of the Month" growing bundle.
Check out these composer of the month sets:
Composer of the Month: Ludwig Van Beethoven
Composer of the Month: J.S. Bach
Composer of the Month: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Composer of the Month: Franz Liszt
Composer of the Month: John Williams
Composer of the Month: Johann Strauss II
Composer of the Month: Modest Mussorgsky
Composer of the Month: Peter Tchaikovsky
Composer of the Month: Scott Joplin
Composer of the Month: Georges Bizet
Composer of the Month: Stravinsky
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