Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott

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By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
This is a fun, interactive set of PowerPoints that you can use with your whole class to practice musical reading skills. Additionally, by putting the PPTs into SlideShark on an iPad, you can use it as a station in the music classroom or leave as a
Subjects:
Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Assessment
$16.00
30 ratings
4.0
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By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
This MONSTER-ous file contains directions for ten different melodic reading game activities as well as the flashcards and musical staves on which to practice melodic reading that will engage your students and they will ask for time and time again!
Subjects:
Music, Other (Music), Halloween
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Games
$10.50
18 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (162.98 MB)
By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
This MONSTER-ous file contains directions for ten different melodic reading game activities as well as the flashcards and musical staves on which to practice melodic reading that will engage your students and they will ask for time and time again!
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Halloween
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Games
$4.25
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (54.47 MB)
By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
This MONSTER-ous file contains directions for ten different melodic reading game activities as well as the flashcards and musical staves on which to practice melodic reading that will engage your students and they will ask for time and time again!
Subjects:
Music, Other (Music), Halloween
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Games
$10.50
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (163.41 MB)
By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
This MONSTER-ous file contains directions for ten different melodic reading game activities as well as the flashcards and musical staves on which to practice melodic reading that will engage your students and they will ask for time and time again!
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Halloween
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Games
$4.25
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (54.44 MB)
By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
This MONSTER-ous file contains directions for ten different melodic reading game activities as well as the flashcards and musical staves on which to practice melodic reading that will engage your students and they will ask for time and time again!
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Halloween
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Games
$10.50
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (163.41 MB)
By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
This MONSTER-ous file contains directions for ten different melodic reading game activities as well as the flashcards and musical staves on which to practice melodic reading that will engage your students and they will ask for time and time again!
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Halloween
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Games
$4.25
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (54.45 MB)
By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
This MONSTER-ous file contains directions for ten different melodic reading game activities as well as the flashcards and musical staves on which to practice melodic reading that will engage your students and they will ask for time and time again!
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Halloween
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Games
$4.25
not yet rated
Digital Download ZIP (54.47 MB)
By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
This MONSTER-ous file contains directions for ten different melodic reading game activities as well as the flashcards and musical staves on which to practice melodic reading that will engage your students and they will ask for time and time again!
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Halloween
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Games
$4.25
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (54.46 MB)
By Amy Abbott at Music a la Abbott
This MONSTER-ous file contains directions for ten different melodic reading game activities as well as the flashcards and musical staves on which to practice melodic reading that will engage your students and they will ask for time and time again!
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Halloween
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Games
$4.25
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I've been teaching elementary music since 1998. I taught for three years in the Salem-Keizer School district before returning home to Colorado. I have been teaching in the St. Vrain Valley School district since 2001. I am currently teaching at Red Hawk Elementary where I teach preschool-5th grade general music, 4/5 choir, 4/5 drum ensemble, a 4th grade tone-chime choir and a 5th grade tone-chime choir. During the summer I teach level 2 Pedagogy, Folk song and Analysis at the Colorado Kodály Institute at Colorado State University. I present sessions for other Kodály chapters, including SWOKE (South Washington and Oregon Kodály Educators), KET (Kodály Educators of Texas) in Denton and Lubbock, KMEK (Kodály Music Educators of Kansas) and I have presented for the Amarillo School district.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am a Kodály teacher and I teach in a Core-Knowledge focus school. I took 4 levels of Kodály at Portland State University with Susan Brumfield, Jill Trinka, Sean Diebler and Carol Brown. I took two more levels when working on my masters with a Kodály emphasis at Colorado State University with Sue Liethold-Bowcock and Ann Eisen. I believe that all children should be given the opportunity to be music makers and I believe in the power of music literacy. I try to meet the needs of all my students by presenting musical concepts through varying modalities as to meet their multiple strengths and needs. I think variety, differentiation and building trust & student relationships is key to student success. At the end of the day, I want my students to be lifelong music-lovers!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I have presented at various conferences and workshops including the Colorado Music Educator's Conference, the Oregon Arts Alliance Conference, ROCKE workshops and at SVVSD music teacher work sessions. I served on the ROCKE (Regional Organization of Colorado Kodály Educators) for 7 years, as member-at-large, secretary and president. In 2013 I was one of 10 Colorado teachers awarded a Jared Polis Educator award. I am also the current Pedagogy and Folk Song teacher at the Colorado Kodály Institute at Colorado State University.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have my undergraduate in music education from the University of Colorado at Boulder. My masters in music education with a Kodály emphasis from Colorado State University and two Kodály certifications from Portland State University and Colorado State University. At Portland State University I studied with Jill Trinka and Susan Brumfield. During my time at CSU, I studied with Sue Bowcock and Ann Eisen.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Aside from teaching, I love spending time with my husband, son and daughter. And as the mother of two young kids (5 and 2), it's important for me to work "smarter not harder." I love that we can easily share resources and teaching tools on Teachers pay Teachers!!! :)

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