This Elementary Music Room Christmas BUNDLE Kit #1 includes 7 Smart Notebook lessons from already individually listed products in my TpT store. By purchasing this BUNDLE, you are saving $5.50. In this BUNDLE you will receive the following 7 files/lessons:
1. Frosty Weather: A Song To Prepare For New Note "Re" (Kodaly Based). 7 Pages.
This fun, engaging Smart Notebook lesson is appropriate for elementary music students in grades 1st and 2nd. This lesson is preparation for the introduction of new note "re." Activities included in this lesson are beat and rhythm tapping charts, lyrics to the song, song notation with cute snowflake icons as note heads as well as real note head song notation. Also included are game directions as well as another improvisation activity/idea for students to explore with other types of weather forms. This lesson will prove to be a crowd favorite!
Although it isn't necessary, for full fonts/graphics effect in title page, be sure to download the FREE font "CF SnowBall" from the numerous available websites on the internet.
2. Ho, Ho, Ho! How Many Sounds? - Preparing for Duration of Sound (Kodaly Based). 2 Pages.
In this fun, engaging holiday Smart Notebook lesson, elementary music students in Kindergarten and 1st grade will begin the process of aurally identifying how many sounds/syllables are found within word(s) and phrases that pertain to the holiday season. Students will sort pictures into various categories based upon how many sounds/syllables these word(s) and phrases contain. The pictures/icons used in this lesson are enhanced with the infinite cloning feature. Identifying patterns in word(s) and phrases is the very basic, beginning steps in the Kodaly method for preparing duration of sound, rhythm of the words, sounds per beat, etc. Colorful graphics enhance the quality of this holiday themed Kodaly based lesson. Once students have classified/categorized the pictures into the various provided categories, they will be able to check their work with the answer keys that are provided. Directions for teacher and students are provided in this fun lesson.
3. Christmas Day: A Traditional Swedish Song/Dance (Kodaly Based) Intro. to Ta-a. 8 Pages
This Smart Notebook lesson is sure to please your young elementary music students during this festive holiday season. Inspire your students with this traditional Swedish Christmas song & dance while preparing/introducing the concept of new rhythm pattern "ta-a" (half note). Colorful graphics enhance a beat tapping chart, a rhythm tapping chart, and multiple song notation charts written in various ways showing "tied ta's" in preparation for "ta-a" as well as a song notation chart with real "ta-a's" shown in place of the "ties." Dance directions are also included in this lesson.
4. Christmas Song Title Unscramble - 4 Pages.
This Smart Notebook lesson requires elementary music students in grades 3 and older to unscramble/re-arrange letters in bubbles to form titles to popular Christmas songs and carols. Students are given a limited amount of time to complete this task. This would be a fun activity to turn into a game with your classes.
5. A Snowball Of Fun - A Vocal Exploration Activity (Kodaly Based). 8 Pages.
This Smart Notebook file is appropriate for elementary music students in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade. Students will use their voices to vocally explore and trace the pathway of the snowball as it travels different paths from slide to slide. Cute and color graphics are included.
6. December Holiday Rhythm Fun - Exploring Duration of Sound (Kodaly Based). 9 Pages.
This Smart Notebook file is appropriate for elementary music students in grades Kinder. and 1st Gr. Students will be required to identify the number of sounds (syllables) that each December/Holiday/Christmas picture has. They will have the opportunity to recite/clap/sing/play/etc. these suggested short rhythmic patterns. They will also be able to create their own rhythmic patterns to share and perform.
7. Santa Vs. The Grinch! - A Vocal Exploration Activity (Kodaly Based). 10 Pages.
This Smart Notebook lesson is appropriate for elementary music students in grades K-5. Help Santa deliver the presents before the Grinch catches him. Students will explore their vocal ranges by vocally tracing the paths that Santa and his sleigh are traveling over.
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