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Looking for ways to integrate more listening lessons and music history into your general music class? This "Composer of the Month" set focuses on Claude Debussy.
This product includes:
*Listening lesson slideshow for "Danse Bohemienne" (appropriate for grade 3 and above--this lesson focuses on syncopa, or eighth/ quarter/ eighth)
*Listening lesson slideshow for "Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum" (appropriate for grade 2 and above--this lesson focuses on sixteenth notes)
*"Be a composer like Debussy" 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 Debussy's "Clair de lune" (25 color and black/white printable sheets with clip art of Debussy with movement directions on each, and link to Google Slides with embedded video), appropriate for grades 1-5.
*Listening worksheet--can be used with Debussy piece of your choice
*Slideshow about Debussy's life, with student-friendly details
*Gallery Walk Visuals and Worksheet: Includes visuals that can printed out for gallery walk, gallery walk worksheet, and directions. Students either work individually or in small groups to answer questions around the room. This is a great way to get students thinking critically about Debussy, his life, and music in general!
*Crossword Puzzle: Puzzle includes 7 clues about Debussy's life and music. Includes key.
*Composer of the month bulletin board visuals (includes letters for "Composer of the month," Picture of Debussy, World map pointing to France, Visuals for Debussy's most well-known works, Two quotes by Debussy, and Composer/ Conductor/ Musician Visuals with definitions)
*Follow Me: Has students keeping the beat in different ways to Debussy's "Golliwog's Cake Walk"
*Did You Know Cards: Includes 8 different interesting facts about Debussy. These can be used during music lessons and/or read on morning announcements during the month Debussy is being studied
*Directions for the set
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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, you will have to provide the recordings for the activities, except for the movement activity (since it includes embedded video.)
Interested in more composer sets? Check out my first "Composer of the Month" bundled set.
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