Looking for ways to integrate more listening lessons and music history into your general music class? This "Composer of the Month" set focuses on Franz Joseph Haydn.
This product includes:
*Listening lesson slideshow for Haydn's "Surprise Symphony""
(appropriate for grade 1 and above--this lesson focuses on ta and ti-ti, or quarter and eighth notes)
*Listening lesson slideshows for Haydn's "Symphony No. 88"
(appropriate for grades 3 and above--this lesson focuses on ti-tika, or one eighth/ two sixteenth, and anacrusis/ pick-up
*"Be a composer like Haydn" 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 Haydn's "String Quartet No. 53"
(25 color and black/white printable sheets with clip art of Haydn with movement directions on each, and link to Google Slides with embedded YouTube video), appropriate for grades 1-5.
--can be used with Haydn piece of your choice
*Slideshow about Haydn'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 Haydn, his life, and music in general!
: Puzzle includes 7 clues about Haydn's life. Includes key.
*Composer of the month bulletin board visuals
(includes letters for "Composer of the month," Picture of Haydn, World map pointing to Austria, Visuals for Haydn's most well-known works, Two quotes by Haydn, and Composer/ Conductor/ Musician Visuals with definitions)
: Has students keeping the beat in different ways to Haydn's "String Quartet No. 5"
*Did You Know Cards
: Includes 8 different interesting facts about Haydn. These can be used during music lessons and/or read on morning announcements during the month Haydn 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, you will have to provide the recordings for the activities, except for the movement activity (since it includes an embedded video.)
Purchase this at a discount with my Composer of the Month, Bundled Set #2.
Interested in more composer sets? Check out my first "Composer of the Month" bundled set.
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: Clara Schumann
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