Composition Bundle: guided composition activities for elementary music

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This bundle contains all four guided composition sets, plus the printable composing cards set. Sets include activities with s/m, s/m/l, pentatonic, and body percussion. The additional composing card set is chalkboard themed and color-coded to match Boomwhackers. Links to each individual set are included below.

Composing in Pentatonic

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This product is geared toward 2nd grade students or older students who've studied the pentatonic scale (d,r,m,s,l). The composing cards show 4-beat Solfa patterns, which students use to arrange their own composition.

Slides include:

--Warm-ups with vocal exploration

--Solfa reading and singing with d,r,m,s,l (pentatonic scale)

--Solfa reading patterns that match Solfa composing cards

--Extension activity for performance on pitched percussion instruments

--Printable Solfa cards arranged in the key of F for composing & singing

--Printable Solfa cards color-matched with Boomwhackers for composing and playing

--Directions for composing with printable Solfa cards

--Credits and terms of use

Composing with so, mi, and la

This file is a guided musical composition activity, geared toward singers who have practiced so, mi, and la. It would be great to use as a review with experienced students before presenting a new Solfa syllable. The composing cards show paired Solfa syllables for easy composition, as well as to further solidify the relationships between pitches.

--Warm-ups with vocal exploration

--Matching game with vocal exploration

--Solfa patters with so, mi, and la for reading and singing

--Solfa Challenge with retrograde and simple part-singing

--Directions for composing with so, mi, and la

--Printable composing cards featuring so, mi, and la (paired)

Composing with so and mi

This composition activity is appropriate as an introduction to composing with beginners using So and Mi, or as a review before studying La.

This activity features:

-six slides of simple vocal exploration warm-ups, which cover high, low, and same.

-six slides of Solfa patterns containing So/Mi, in which students are asked to read/sing, as well as identify melodic contour.

-three slides which guide students in composing with lines and shapes/So and Mi.

-four slides of printable composing cards featuring So and Mi. One contains visuals for beginners, and one is without for advanced students.

Composing with do, re, and mi

This product is great as an introduction to composition for students familiar with do, re, and mi. Students will explore their voices, sing patterns with do, re, and mi, then use manipulatives to compose their own Solfa patterns.

Slides include:

--Warm-ups with vocal exploration

--Singing Solfa patterns with do, re, and mi

--Guided composition with do, re, mi Solfa cards

--Extension activity for performance on pitched percussion instruments

--Printable Solfa cards for composing (black and white)

--Printable Solfa cards color-matched with pitched percussion tubes for composing and playing

--Directions for composing with printable Solfa cards

Composing with Movement

Composing with Movement is geared toward students who need extra practice with steady beat. In this file, students will learn about body percussion by making the sounds of a thunderstorm. Then, they will transition to creating their own body percussion using visual prompts to guide them (hands, feet, face), all while keeping a steady beat. Finally, they will compose their own arrangements using body percussion composing cards.

Features/slides include:
--Creating the sounds of a storm through body percussion
--identification of loud/soft
--Creating new body percussion using visuals of hands, feet, and head
--Body Percussion Game, where students take turn leading others in steady beat practice
--Solo Opportunities, where students improvise their own movement within structured guidelines
--Body percussion composition, in which students use composing cards to arrange their sounds
--Worksheets for students to paste their composing cards when finished or draw a picture to show their body percussion arrangement.
--Composing cards for creating the storm
--Composing cards for creating body percussion arrangement
--Composing cards are in black and white for ease of printing

Composing Cards

This diatonic set of Solfa cards (d,r,m,f,s,l,t,d') can be used for matching games and composition.

In addition, each chalkboard-themed card is color-matched to a diatonic set of Boomwhackers.

Features include:

Color-coded chalkboard frames that match the diatonic Boomwhacker set in the key of C.

Four-beat Solfa pattern cards in the chalkboard theme (pentatonic and diatonic included).

Individual Solfa pitch cards in the chalkboard theme (d,r,m,f,s,l,t,d')

Question mark card front for matching games.

Instructions for whole-class and partners matching game.

LINKS TO INDIVIDUAL SETS:

Composing with Movement
Composing with do, re, and mi
Composing with So and Mi
Composing with So, Mi, and La
Composing in Pentatonic
Composing Cards
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Composition Bundle: guided composition activities for elem
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Composition Bundle: guided composition activities for elem
Composition Bundle: guided composition activities for elem
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