Are you a music teacher looking to have your students sing more patriotic music? Or a classroom teacher looking to teach about patriotic holidays? This 113-page set can be taught by music or classroom teachers, and includes:
*Lesson for “Star Spangled Banner”
(this is similar to the lesson in my “Singing with a Sub” set
*A list of children’s literature appropriate for integrating patriotic music into your classroom
*Patriotic music movement activity
(includes 52 printable soldiers with movement directions on each--26 in color and 26 in black and white, with a color and black and white template for writing in your own movement directions. Includes a PDF file embedded with patriotic music for the activity)
*Patriotic picture chart
(can be used in the music classroom for rhythm and/or in the grade-level classroom for figuring out the number of syllables in each word)
*Patriotic composition/ patterns worksheet
(three sets are included: two for the music teacher to practice ti-ti and ta/ tika-ti, and one for the classroom teacher to have students figure out the number of syllables in each word)
*Patriotic music bulletin board visuals:
Includes fun, colorful visuals with patriotic song titles, a definition of the word “patriotic,” and patriotic holidays
Includes lyrics for “Star Spangled Banner,” “Pledge of Allegiance,” “America/ My Country ‘Tis of Thee,” “Yankee Doodle,” and “America the Beautiful.” Can be used for school-wide singalongs or within the classroom.
*SMART board file
: “Name That Song”—students identify known patriotic and non-patriotic songs, and then have to identify as patriotic or not patriotic. Music is embedded within the file (includes "Star Spangled Banner," "Yankee Doodle," and "America the Beautiful" for patriotic songs and "Mary had a little lamb" and "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" for non-patriotic songs.)
*SMART board file
: “Presidential Patterns”—students have to create their own presidential pattern. Can be used in the music classroom to practice ti-ti and ta or tika-ti, and in the grade-level classroom to practice patterns.
*SQUILT worksheet for Patriotic music
*Directions for using the set:
Includes process and suggestions for both music and classroom teachers
You have permission to share this product with one teacher for purposes of collaboration. For example, if you are a classroom teacher and would like to collaborate with your music teacher, or vice versa, you can share the product with him/her.
Please note that the SMART board files can be viewed and used without having SMART notebook by opening them at express.smarttech.com.
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You can purchase this at a discount with my Holiday Music Mega Set.
Looking for more patriotic materials? Try my No Prep Patriotic Music Worksheets.
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