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Dynamic Pets: singing and moving with piano and forte

Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd
Formats Included
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  • Google Apps™
Pages
33 pages
$3.50
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Description

Dynamic Pets introduces students to the dynamics of piano and forte through interactive sounds, movement, and a hide and seek game. The Dynamic Dog Game can be played both as an introductory lesson or as a review lesson before moving on to crescendo and decrescendo/diminuendo.

⚠️Please note: the updated version includes an interactive PowerPoint Presentation and a Google Slides version. ⚠️

WHAT YOU'LL GET:

✺ Slides that introduce the sound of piano and forte

  • audio includes the "soft" squeak of a mouse and the "loud" bark of a dog

✺ Slides that encourage students to move their bodies to show the dynamics

  • audio includes musical excerpts to use as examples of soft and loud

✺ Conducting activity with piano and forte

  • students conductors lead the class in showing dynamics with their bodies and voices

✺ Slides describing how to play the Dynamic Dog Game

✺ Additional slides for extension with mezzo piano and mezzo forte

  • audio includes examples of each dynamic
  • students match musical excerpts with the correct dynamic (p, mp, mf, f)

✺ Printable cards that can be printed double-sided to be used as flashcards for review or as a matching game in class centers

✺ Printable "Forte the Dog" page that can be used for the game in lieu of a stuffed toy

✺ Directions for Use

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WHAT CUSTOMERS LOVE ABOUT THIS RESOURCE:

“This was absolutely fantastic. Thank you for the material. I especially love the conductor portion. It is a great idea and has the students actively making dynamic changes as well as putting a student in a leadership type role. Thanks!”

"These were such a successful addition to lessons about forte and piano! My younger grades really enjoyed the activities and I felt they were perfectly done to work as a lesson or an extension activity!"

“Love the connection to animals, and so did my students! We also really enjoyed the game. Thanks!"

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33 pages
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