Donald Weese

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Donald Weese
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"I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music." --Albert Einstein
 
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By Donald Weese
This worksheet is designed to help the student review their knowledge of our National Anthem, the Star Spangled Banner. The melody line is provided with lyrics, however, some of the lyrics have been removed and placed in a word bank sorted by
Subjects:
Music, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets
$1.00
39 ratings
4.0
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By Donald Weese
This is a crossword style puzzle using treble clef pitch sets (such as CAGE, BED, etc) that the students must decode first before they can fill in the puzzle grid. An answer key is included in the download. Whether you are a full-time music
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Homework
$1.50
18 ratings
3.9
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By Donald Weese
This is a musical card game based on the card game War that many kids already know. Use it as a preview of rhythm values or a review of rhythm value knowledge or a culminating activity. Would be great for substitutes as well! Most note and rest
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$2.00
10 ratings
4.0
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By Donald Weese
This is a crossword style puzzle using treble clef pitch sets (such as CAGE, BED, etc) that the students must decode first before they can fill in the puzzle grid. An answer key is included in the download. Whether you are a full-time music
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Homework
$1.50
9 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.05 MB)
By Donald Weese
If your students need a little practice with time signatures, this your worksheet. Not only will your students understand time signatures better, but they will practice their knowledge of rhythm values. The worksheet contains all the information
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$1.50
6 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.18 MB)
By Donald Weese
This is a set of Music Dominoes that can be used as a reinforcement activity for the name of notes, such as quarter note and half rest, etc... Works great for a music centers station! The domino cards are customizable to suit your class's
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$1.00
15 ratings
4.0
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By Donald Weese
This self-correcting puzzle requires the student to match notated melodic patterns on the left side and their visual contour shape on the right. An answer key is included in the download. Whether you are a full-time music teacher, church choir
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Handouts
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.06 MB)
By Donald Weese
This is a bundle of 10 music puzzles that I are also sold separately in my store (for $1.50 each). Puzzle Pack 1 includes: 1. Crossword - Treble Clef Pitch Names 1 2. Maze - Jazz Musician Nicknames 3. Matching - Melodic Contour 1 4.
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$12.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Donald Weese
This is a maze style worksheet and would be a great follow up activity to a class that had just learned to read/notate solfege do, re and mi on the treble clef staff. The maze is designed to lead the student through a series of boxes through the
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Homework
$1.50
5 ratings
4.0
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By Donald Weese
This puzzle is a maze with a musical twist and would be a great addition to a unit on Jazz or Jazz musicians! In order to finish the maze, the student must pass through each of the listed Jazz musician names/nicknames, but only once and only in the
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Homework
$1.50
4 ratings
4.0
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By Donald Weese
This is a card game designed for upper elementary students. The basic game is a matching game using pitch letters, treble clef pitches and a visual recorder fingering diagram. Directions and game references cards are included. The card game is
Subjects:
Music
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Games
$2.00
12 ratings
4.0
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By Donald Weese
This puzzle is a maze with a musical twist and would be a great addition to a unit on John Philip Sousa! In order to finish the maze, the student must pass through each of the listed marches only once and only in the order listed (which is date of
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Homework
$1.50
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.06 MB)
By Donald Weese
This is a set of Music Dominoes that can be used as a reinforcement activity for Rhythmic Note Values. Works great in a music centers station! The domino cards are customizable to suit your class's knowledge. Note Values included: - quarter note
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$1.00
6 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.47 MB)
By Donald Weese
This is a maze style worksheet and would be a great follow up activity for a class that just learned about steps, skips and leaps on the staff. The maze is designed to lead the student through a series of boxes through the use of multiple choice,
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Donald Weese
This is a maze style worksheet. The maze is designed to lead the student through a series of boxes through the use of multiple choice. The student must use their knowledge (or the key at the top of the page) of dynamics and discriminate between
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Homework
$1.50
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.05 MB)
By Donald Weese
This is a maze style worksheet and would be a great follow up activity to a class that had just learned to read/notate B, A and G on the treble clef staff. The maze is designed to lead the student through a series of boxes through the use of
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Homework
$1.50
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.05 MB)
By Donald Weese
This maze requires the student to discriminate between rhythm patterns. The correct path is found by finding all the patterns that are 2 beats in length. An answer key is included in the download. Rhythm lengths used: - Quarter Note - Paired
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts, Homework
$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Donald Weese
This particular maze can be use as a follow up to my "Busy B" maze. This maze is designed to help the student visually discriminate between the lines and spaces on the staff. The object is to follow only the line notes through the maze from start
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Handouts
$1.50
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.07 MB)
By Donald Weese
This self-correcting puzzle requires the student to match notated rhythms on the left side and their verbal counting on the right. An answer key is included in the download. Rhythm lengths used: - Quarter Note - Paired Eighth Notes - Half Note -
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Homework
$1.50
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.05 MB)
By Donald Weese
This is a crossword style puzzle using treble clef pitch sets (such as CAGE, BED, etc) that the students must decode first before they can fill in the puzzle grid. An answer key is included in the download. Whether you are a full-time music
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$1.50
6 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.24 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Currently I teach music to 700+ students at Walker Park ES in Walton County, GA. 1992-1994 - FT high school music (piano, guitar) and math teacher at Sunnyslope HS (Glendale, AZ, Glendale Union District) 1996-2001 - FT elementary school music teacher at Nesbit ES (Tucker, GA, Gwinnett county) 2002-2004 - PT music minister at Plum Creek Baptist Church (Taylorsville, KY) 2004-2008 - FT music minister at MorningStar Baptist Church (Centerville, OH) 2009-Current - FT elementary music teacher at Walker Park ES (Monroe, GA, Walton county)

MY TEACHING STYLE

My teaching style is varied, but I am influenced by the Orff process. I have completed Orff level 1 and have regularly attended the workshops at the Atlanta Orff Chapter since 2009.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher of the Year at my school 2013-14

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Graduated from Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ) with a BS in Music Education, Secondary Instrumental Graduated from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Louisville, KY) with a Masters in Church Music I regularly attend the Atlanta Orff Chapter (2009-Current) and served on the board from 2010-2013

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Published 6 puzzle/game books through Heritage Music Press: Music Fundamentals, Perplexing Puzzles, Nothing but Notespellers, More Music Fundamentals, Mysterious Mazes and Color by Music - all music related puzzle books.

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