F Willis Music

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F Willis Music
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By F Willis Music
For Elementary and Middle School General Music classes. The ultimate back-to-school music lesson plan using an original re-mix of Drake's 2018 summer anthem "KiKi, do you love me?" but with a musical twist! "Music, you know I love you!"You and your
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Back to School
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Printables
$10.00
10 ratings
4.0
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By F Willis Music
Dance for 3rd-8th grades, elementary music class. The first month of school went by in a breeze! I thought it would be really cool to dance our way into September with some Earth, Wind & Fire! I’ve heard this song for years as a kid, but never
Subjects:
Music
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Video Files
$8.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By F Willis Music
Another great rhythm stick routine for the elementary music class! Use the motivational and upbeat song by Beyoncé to get students excited about your music class. This routine is designed to be used with her song, "Find Your Way Back," from her
Subjects:
Music
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$6.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By F Willis Music
Teach your students a fun rhythm stick routine to play with the great song, Respect, by Aretha Franklin. Then explore her life and her impact on music as a part of Black History Month or at any time during the year. #FWillis #queenofsoul
Subjects:
Music, Black History Month
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities
$6.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By F Willis Music
Rhythm stick activity using "Old Town Road," the number 1 song on the hot 100 Billboard charts for weeks in the Summer of 2019. I created this activity for my 3rd and 4th grade students because they would not stop singing this song the last few
Subjects:
Music
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
$6.00
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By F Willis Music
Re-Mix No. 2 for 3rd-6th graders in music class. Learn about Camila Cabello's fun hip hop song, Havana, while also learning about Cuban culture, instruments, Teach your students a fun Orff accompaniment to play for this re-mix. Items include:Lesson
Subjects:
Music
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$10.00
3 ratings
3.9
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By F Willis Music
Use this standards-based activity to explore African drumming and dance in your classroom. Great activity for Black History Month to encourage respect, cooperation, and unity.Ask yourself—Can the study of African music open up an understanding of
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Dance
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Cultural Activities
$8.00
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By F Willis Music
End of the year activity for 3rd-5th graders. Use the standards-based lesson plans to teach form, rhythm, beat, and playing instruments while also having fun with a fun popular song. Make those connections with your students! Use what they are
Subjects:
Arts, Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
$6.00
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By F Willis Music
Music, you know I LOVE YOU!The same tune, but new lyrics specifically for the music classroom from Drake's hit song of the summer.Your students will enjoy this fun activity! For the detailed, and bundles lesson plan, please find the Hip Hop in the
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
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By F Willis Music
Music is considered by many to be the universal language. Music has a unique way to change our moods, helps us focus, or even to calm us. Why not use music in our classrooms to build community, set expectations, engage students, and form
Subjects:
Music, Character Education, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Songs, Printables, Professional Development
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Ten years of teaching experience. Five years teaching middle school choral music and five years teaching elementary music.

MY TEACHING STYLE

He involves students in exploring a wealth of music from a variety of cultures and historical periods by singing, moving, and playing instruments. Willis believes that the study of music is a unique creative experience that provides opportunities to reinforce skills and concepts of other disciplines, while developing lifelong learning skills. He is passionate that the cultivation of musicianship begins at a young age and that every child has musical potential.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Metro Nashville Public Schools Blue Ribbon Teacher Madison Middle School Teacher of the Year (2015-2016) Tennessee Music Educators Association 1st General Music Teacher Spotlight Two time recipient of the Country Music Association Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence Award (2016, 2018) Mayor's Teacher Cabinet Member (2017-2018 School Year)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

University of Memphis: Bachelor of Music Education Belmont University: Masters of Education in Nonprofit Leadership

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

For a decade Willis has educated, mentored, and developed students through the power of music. He currently serves as the music specialist at Andrew Jackson Elementary School (Metro Nashville Public Schools). His choirs have received superior ratings at state and national vocal competitions. Also his students have been featured on the ABC News Special: Teachers Rock alongside country music recording star Carrie Underwood. Mr. Willis has presented music education workshops at state, national, and international conferences. His specialty is embedding musical instruction that will empower and engage all children to achieve at their best.

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