Looking for ways to integrate more listening lessons and music history into your general music class? This colorful "Composer of the Month" set focuses on J.S. Bach, and is the third in the series!
This product includes:
*Directions to "Follow Me" Activity to "Suite No. 2 in B Minor: Badinerie"
(appropriate for grades K-1)
*Listening mini-lessons and slideshow to Bach's "Musette"
(appropriate for grades 3 and above--this lesson and slideshow are also included in my "Songs and Activities for Tika-Ti" set)
*"Be a composer like Bach" 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 Bach's "Cantata No. 51"
(50 printable sheets with clip art of Bach with movement directions on each--25 in color and 25 in black and white, and SMART board file with embedded music for "Cantata No. 51"), appropriate for grades 1-5
*Listening lesson for "Air on the G string"
(music is embedded in SMART board file, appropriate for grades 1-5)
*Slideshow about J.S. Bach's life
*SQUILT (Super Quiet UnInterrupted Listening Time) worksheet
--can be used with Bach piece of your choice
*Composer of the month bulletin board visuals
(includes letters for "Composer of the month," Picture of Bach, Bach quotes, World map pointing to Germany, Visuals for Bach's most well-known works, and Composer/ Conductor/ Musician Visuals with definitions)
*Did You Know Cards:
Includes 8 different interesting facts about Bach. These can be used during music lessons and/or read on morning announcements during the month Bach is being studied
*Directions for the set,
with suggestions for children's books
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, "Air on the G String" and "Cantata No. 51" are included (those recordings are royalty-free), 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 sets:
Composer of the Month: 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
Composer of the Month: Igor Stravinsky
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