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Encourage students to use their music practice time effectively by using focused strategies that save time and help improve difficult passages quickly.
This product can be used in several ways. Place all the cards on a wall or bulletin board to remind students of the various practice options available or use the Practice Strategy of the Week Title Poster and introduce and work on a new strategy each week. Simply change out the strategy card each week for this option. These strategy cards work great as a companion to lessons or units on how to practice music effectively. Some modeling by the teacher or class discussion about each strategy may help students understand how to fully utilize them. Strategies work for orchestra, band, choir, piano, or guitar classrooms and studios.
This PDF file contains the following:
-1 Music Practice Strategy Title Poster
-1 Practice Strategy of the Week Title Poster
-51 practice strategy cards
-A couple blank cards that you can write additional strategies on
Examples of strategies: repeat 5 times in a row correctly, change the rhythm, use a metronome, slow it down, clap the rhythm, finger the notes, air bow, practice tonguing, write in counting, write in fingering, listen to a recording, add on one measure at a time, isolate a tricky measure, record yourself and evaluate, look for patterns, practice using a mirror, scan for notes and rhythms, play it backwards, identify phrases, and many more!
Looks best when printed borderless on best printing settings and in color. Cut strategy cards in half. Laminate for long use.
These posters are intended for personal classroom or studio use only. Buyer does not have the rights to share or distribute without buying another license. The fonts and clip art in this document are copyrighted and may not be copied, removed, or altered.