Would you like to add meaningful writing to your music lessons? Would you like to help your students listen to music with an informed ear and organize the musical details they hear? Look no further. This package contains background information, writing prompts, and printables for Symphony No. 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven. Slides and information are differentiated by grade level (including kindergarten!) and each writing prompt comes with a corresponding printable writing worksheet.
Included in this package:
Basic Information Slides about the composer (K-1st grade)
Corresponding K-1 writing printables
Advanced information Slides (2nd-4th grades)
Writing Prompt Slide with three different writing prompts (2nd-4th)
Four corresponding writing printables
Graphic organizer printable with scaffolding (2nd grade)
Class discussion question slide
Suggestions for extension: The graphic organizers are a great start for paragraph or essay writing.
I have been using these prompts with my students for years and have been amazed at the improvements in their writing. They've also gotten rave reviews from classroom teachers, administrators, and writing specialitst, and they look great for observations.
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