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Composer of the Month: Johann Strauss II

Grade Levels
K - 5th
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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 Johann Strauss II, and is the sixth in the series!

This product includes:

*Directions to "Follow Me" Activity to "Gipsy Baron-Entry March" (appropriate for grades K-1)

*Listening lesson slideshow for Strauss' "Tales from the Vienna Woods" (appropriate for grade 3 and above--this lesson focuses on 3/4 meter)

*Listening lesson slideshow for Strauss' "Perpetuum Mobile" (appropriate for grade 3 and above--the timed Powerpoint focuses on instruments of the orchestra)

*"Be a composer like Strauss" 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 Strauss' "Blue Danube" (50 printable sheets with clip art of Strauss with movement directions on each--25 in color and 25 in black and white, and PowerPoint with embedded music), appropriate for grades 1-5.

*Listening response worksheet--can be used with Strauss piece of your choice

*Slideshow about Strauss' life

*Composer of the month bulletin board visuals (includes letters for "Composer of the month," Picture of Strauss, World map pointing to Austria, Visuals for Strauss' most well-known works, and Composer/ Conductor/ Musician Visuals with definitions)

*Did You Know Cards: Includes 8 different interesting facts about Strauss. These can be used during music lessons and/or read on morning announcements during the month Strauss is being studied

*Directions for the set

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, an arrangement of "Blue Danube" is included, as that recording is 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" 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: 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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Total Pages
130 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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