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Music Back to School: Songs and Games for BTS and ANYTIME of Year

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K - 6th
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Hello! Welcome to this set of songs and games for back to school… or any time of year!!! This set includes song notation and game directions for over 50 greeting songs, name songs and fun song to start your year off singing and moving!

What's included in this set:

• Song notation and game directions for:

14 different greeting songs

At least 15 name games

At least 20 movement and fun songs to use for the first day of school.

• PDFs for 20 of the songs that have lyrics and practice/review a melodic or rhythmic concept and an interactive PDF game to reinforce that rhythmic or melodic concept for 10 of these songs..

• Back to School Beat Strips

• "Read it & Write it" EXCLUSIVE Rhythmic and Melodic game sets for all rhythmic and melodic elements in a Kodály based sequence

Here are the completed contents of the 2016 BTS set:

Song Notation for Greeting, Name & FUN songs

A, My Name is Amy to practice la & a cheat sheet for the song

Come Let Us Gather to practice ti-tika & ti, 6 rhythm practice games (3 in stick notation with note heads and 3 in stick notation without note heads), 4 melodic practice games, 2 in stick notation and 2 in staff notation

Dinah to practice tika-tika; 5 rhythm games in stick notation without note heads and 5 rhythm games in stick notation with note heads; 5 staff notation games to practice re in F-do and 5 games in G-do

Down Came a Lady to practice rest; two versions and cue cards

Dum, Dum Da Da to practice syncopa and 6 Groovy rhythms games: 3 in stick notation with note heads and 3 in stick notation without note heads

Follow the Leader to practice ta ti-ti and follow the leader flashcards

Funga Alafia to practice syncopa & high do and Ostinato/Instrument Cards for ta ti-ti; rest; and syncopa

Hallo to practice high do and tropical tone ladders for high do practice

Hello, Hello to practice low so {d-l,-s, toneset} and a cheat sheet for the song

Hickety Pickety to practice la: slm turn and 3 Hickety Tickety Melody Games (C-do, F-do & G-do)

I am a Good Musician to practice low so and improve guidance cards

I Let Her Go Go to practice anacrusis & ti, and Let's Clap It Anacrusis reading cards

I’m a Little Nut to practice do pentatonic & Acorn Relay Race Game

Little White Daisies to practice tika-ti & 6 rhythm games, 3 in stick notation with note heads (4 beat, 8 beat and 16 beat patterns) and 3 in stick notation without note heads (4 beat, 8 beat and 16 beat patterns)

Name Game to practice so-mi and Find the Pattern Flashcard Game

Sing a Good Morning to practice ti-tika & high do and song sort cards

Tokodi Kodi to practice syncopa and body percussion/ostinato cards

Wake Up Canon to practice anacrusis & ti and "Wake Up Patterns" interactive PDF reading activity

What’s Your Name to practice so-mi and What's Your Name Composition Sheets

Zinyama to practice fa and beat keeping cards

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