Looking for ways to integrate more listening lessons and music history into your general music class? This "Composer of the Month" set focuses on Camille Saint-Saëns.
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This product includes:
*Listening lesson slideshow for "The Cuckoo" in the "Depth of the Woods" from Saint-Saëns' "Carnival of the Animals"
(appropriate for grade 2 and above--this lesson focuses on the solfa do)
*Listening lesson slideshow for "The Royal March of the Lion" from Saint-Saëns' "Carnival of the Animals"
(appropriate for grade 4 and above--this lesson focuses on tam-ti, or dotted quarter/ eighth)
*"Be a composer like Saint-Saëns" 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 Saint-Saëns' "Danse Macabre"
(25 color and black/white printable sheets with clip art of Saint-Saëns with movement directions on each, and link to Google Slides with embedded video), appropriate for grades 1-5.
--can be used with Saint-Saëns piece of your choice
*Slideshow about Saint-Saëns' 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 Saint-Saëns, his life, and music in general!
: Puzzle includes 7 clues about Saint-Saëns' life and music. Includes key.
*Composer of the month bulletin board visuals
(includes letters for "Composer of the month," Picture of Saint-Saëns, World map pointing to France, Visuals for Saint-Saëns' most well-known works, Two quotes by Saint-Saëns, and Composer/ Conductor/ Musician Visuals with definitions)
: Has students keeping the beat in different ways to Saint-Saëns' "Finale" from "Carnival of the Animals"
*Did You Know Cards
: Includes 8 different interesting facts about Saint-Saëns. These can be used during music lessons and/or read on morning announcements during the month Saint-Saëns 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, you will have to provide the recordings for the activities, except for the movement activity (since it includes embedded video.)
Looking for more materials for "Carnival of the Animals"? Check out this set.
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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