The Adventures of Sophie Solfege series was born out my need to make the abstract concept of placing solfege patterns on the music staff a little more concrete for younger students. My schools use moveable do, so I teach my students the relationships between the notes when they are placed on the music staff. This allows the students to move the solfege patterns around, but keep their relationships to one another intact. Creating a story that mimics the relationships between notes makes this experience memorable for students.
*This lesson is part 2 of the Sophie Solfege series. It is meant to introduce students to So & Mi on the music staff. Students are introduced to Sophie Solfege (So) and her best friend Mia (Mi).
This presentation also includes the slides found in Chapter 1: Sophie Climbs the Ladder
Meet Lana, Dorian, & Reymond in subsequent lessons (coming soon!).
Included in this Download:
--Lesson Plan: Sophie & Mia, Best Friends (includes detailed guide for using the files in this So-Mi bundle)
PowerPoint Presentations – 3 & 5-line
Smart Notebook Files – 3 & 5-line
--Lost on the Ladder (Lines & Spaces) – 3 & 5-line, 2 versions
--Sophie & Mia, Best Friends (So-Mi) – 3 & 5-line, 2 versions
So-Mi Listening Quiz – 3 & 5-line, 2 versions
So-Mi Dictation Assessment (Performance Task) – rubric
So-Mi Playing Test on Pitched Percussion
--Up and Down the Ladder Game PowerPoint – 3 & 5-line
--Up and Down the Ladder sheet music (original song) with rubric
Sophie Sings Her Song (So-Mi Composition) – 3 & 5-line, 2 versions
So-Mi Sight Reading – printable cards, 2 versions + b/w
*Product states that it has 69 pages/slides - this is just in the 3-line version. You're actually getting double that when you consider the 5-line version is included at no extra charge!
Also Available in The Adventures of Sophie Solfege Series:
Chapter 1: The Adventures of Sophie Solfege - Sophie Climbs the Ladder FREEBIE
Student Manipulatives: 3 & 5-Line Music Staffs
Student Manipulatives: Character Stickers
more items coming soon!
*All i ♥ teaching music files come with a teacher's guide that includes a student learning objective, "I can..." statements, and an essential question. I would love to hear suggestions for other items you'd like to see included in the file. Don't forget to leave feedback!
Credits (links in product file):
Font: SF Cartoonist Hand, Music Teacher Font
Graphics licensed from JW Illustrations, Clip Art Engine, and Bubbly Borders
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