Songs and Activities to Teach Fast and Slow

Aileen Miracle
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PreK - K
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Need fun visuals and lessons for the musical opposites fast and slow? This product includes:

*Songs and chants to teach fast and slow: Engine Engine, Bee Bee, Queen Caroline, Krueztanz, The Little Turtle, Here is a Bunny, Page's Train
*Listening mini-lessons for Grieg's "In the Hall of the Mountain King," including a listening map
*Fast/Slow worksheet (students identify if teacher is singing/speaking known songs and chants fast or slowly)
*Fast/Slow visuals (includes rabbit and turtle, train going uphill and downhill, and rabbit and turtle with pinwheel for "Krueztanz." Each set of two comes without the words "fast" and "slow" during preparation and with the words "fast" and "slow" for practice)
*35-minute presentation lesson plan for fast/slow
*Strategies for teaching fast/slow
*Fast as a rabbit or Slow as a turtle powerpoint:
can be used as assessment for fast/slow identification. Powerpoint comes with five different embedded sound files and students vote on whether each is fast or slow. Make sure to watch in slideshow mode in order for the links and music to work!

You can also buy this product at a discount with my Kindergarten and First Grade Music Mega-Set.

Looking for other sets to practice comparatives, or musical opposites? Check out these sets:
Songs and Activities to Teach High and Low
Songs and Activities to Teach Loud and Quiet

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Fast, slow, tempo, Quick
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