Moving with Beethoven Bundle

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K - 5th
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This bundle includes all three sets in the "Moving with Beethoven" series. You can find descriptions of each resource below. This bundle is appropriate for students at various levels, including those practicing steady beat, quarter notes, barred eighth notes, quarter rests, and triplets.

⚠️You'll need your own recording of each Beethoven piece to use this resource. ⚠️

This resource is perfect for:

★ elementary music teachers

★ homeschool teachers


Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata"

✺ Clickable table of contents

✺ 9 slides that lead students through iconic notation with triplets and quarter notes

✺ 2 challenge slides that encourage students to practice using their "mind's ear"

✺ 11 slides that lead students through stick notation using triplets and quarter notes

✺ a “listen and move” slide, in which students are guided to move and listen for specific rhythm patterns in the sonata

✺ 5 slides and visuals showing students how to play the Space Walk Game

✺ PDF containing printable rhythm cards in stick and standard notation

✺ Instructions and additional ideas for using the rhythm cards for composition

Beethoven's "Ode to Joy"

✺ Clickable table of contents

✺ 5 Slides that lead students through using body percussion and their own imagination to practice steady beat and differentiate steady beat from no steady beat

✺ Conducting slides in which students practice tapping hearts to the steady beat

✺ Movement practice slides in which students move around the room to "Ode to Joy"

✺ 11 Rhythm instrument slides to guide students in playing on the steady beat

✺ Sheet music for the theme "Ode to Joy"

✺ Printable stop and go signs to be used with the instrument activities

✺ Instructions for use

Beethoven's 7th Symphony

✺ Clickable table of contents

✺ 10 slides that lead students through iconic notation with quarter notes, barred eighths, and quarter rests

✺ 6 sides that lead students through stick notation with quarter notes, barred eighths, and quarter rests

✺ 2 challenge slides which lead students through body percussion patterns

✺ 4 “listen and move” slides, in which students are guided to move and listen for specific rhythm patterns

✺ Rules for how to play the Music Freeze Game using the second movement of Beethoven’s 7th Symphony

✺ Rules for students to compose their own 8-beat rhythm pattern

✺ Sheet music for the theme of the piece (includes chords)

✺ Printable rhythm cards for composition (includes stick and standard notation)

✺ Additional instructions and ideas for the rhythm cards, Music Freeze Game, and student compositions



“Fabulous activities to practice beat/rhythm in the context of great masterworks. Logically sequenced, engaging and fun. ”

"This is a wonderful bundle that my students loved! I used it as a supplemental resource while Beethoven was our Composer of the Month. Thank you for finding wonderful ways to get students moving to great selections from this composer.

"So glad I got this - immensely useful and provides lots of different activities. I have tons of freedom to use this in ways that work from year to year. thanks a ton!”


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Moving with Beethoven: 7th Symphony, Mvt. 2

Moving with Beethoven: Ode to Joy

Moving with Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata

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