Save 20% off individual prices by purchasing this bundle! These five fun and engaging composition activities were inspired by some of my favorite holidays and treats: Easter, St. Patrick's Day, Valentine's Day, Zombies, and S'mores! Step by step instructions lead students to compose their very own song over a period of days or weeks depending on your teaching schedule, making these the perfect summer activity for your private students, music camps, classrooms, and more!
The bundle currently contains 5 packets, but more will likely be added in the future, and the price will increase. Grab this bundle now, and you'll be able to download the updated future versions with the additional composition packets for free!
**The bundle includes these packets, which can be purchased separately at the links below:
NEW: Zombie Composing: A Guided Music Composition Activity for Elementary Students
St. Patrick's Day Composing: A Guided Elementary Music Composition Activity
Valentine S'mores Composing: A Guided Music Composition Activity for Elementary Students
S'mores Composing: A Guided Music Composition Activity for Elementary Students
Hippity-Hoppity Composing: A Guided Elementary Music Composition Activity
The pages can be used as slides, on iPad or other tablet, printed, and laminated if desired.
The following steps are included in each of the four packets:
Step 1: Writing descriptive words about a specific topic
Step 2: Adding rhythms to the words from step 1
Step 3: Combining two or more rhythms to form motives
Step 4: Using your voice to begin creating a melody
Step 5: Transforming a picture of your voice into a melody
Step 6: Writing the melody onto staff paper
Step 7: Adding lyrics if desired
Step 8: Adding a title
This packet is great to use in multiple class sessions, lessons, group classes, and music camps, and it is a very versatile product that can appeal to multiple elementary age groups. Even the youngest elementary students can be very successful when composing by following the simple steps included in this resource.
Each of the four packets includes:
*Worksheets for steps 1-4
*Flash cards and music alphabet cards for step 5
*Staff paper for step 6
*Instructions for steps 7-8
All sheets are in full color as well as ink-friendly versions.
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