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 SMART board file with embedded music), appropriate for grades 1-5.
*SQUILT (Super Quiet UnInterrupted Listening Time) 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" 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: 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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