This product is meant to be used after reading the book "The Listening Walk" by Paul Showers, however it could easily be used on it it's after taking a "Listening Walk."
Use this worksheet to expand on what students heard on their own "Listening
Looking for stick notation flashcards for Ta and Ti-Ti? Look no more! Print on cardstock and laminate for more durability!
Includes a list of rhythms used at the end.
*the thumbnail makes the lines look jagged, but I assure you they are not! I
Use this worksheet to introduce or reinforce Bach and Composers!
I used this with 1st grade after we talked about composers in a previous lesson.
The first page has 3 sentences to trace about Bach and what composers do.
The second page has
Print on letter size paper and cut horizontally and you're good to go! Print on cardstock and laminate for even more durability.
Included is a list of rhythms at the end.
Perfect for a quick ta and ti-ti practice!
Another idea would be to divide
I call these my "Rockstar Award" and give 1-3 per class to those who are following directions and working hard. Once they get 3 they get to pick out of my prize box.
Use these to reinforce positive behaviors, or simply as a fun "award" for the end
Genres Unit Presentation
I created this to use with my 5th graders last year. No music is included with this- I used youtube videos as well as music from my Spotify account for listening examples.
Use in conjunction with the Genres Unit Presentation (https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Genres-Unit-Presentation-3479649)
There is a listening portion (music NOT included), matching portion, and fill in the blank section.
I created this while I was working with beginning band students during student teaching. The categories graded include: pitch accuracy, rhythm/steady beat, articulations, dynamics, and tone quality. Each category is worth 5 points for a total of 25
PDF contains 32 rhythms using ta, ti-ti, and rest. A rhythm list is included at the end.
Simply print, cut, and use!
I suggest printing on card stock and laminating for longer use.
Flashcards are a simply way to practice rhythms during class, or
Print and laminate this to display at your "resting table" or "time out" table.
This gives students something to look at and think about while they are taking a break to think about their actions. That way instead of just sitting out, they can be
If you're like me and like to jot down all the things you want to do with a grade level before actually writing your lesson plans then this is for you! (or if you just like to handwrite your plans then this is also perfect for you!)
I use these
This PDF has 7 pages that include:
Word Rhythm icons
2 pages for high and low recognition or sol/mi prep
My 1st Graders LOVE getting to use my special pointer to point to the beat icons/W.R. icons!
This product contains 2 pages. The first page is a standard beat icon chart while the second is an icon chart for the word rhythm.
I used this to introduce long and short sounds to first to prep ta and ti-ti.
I use this as a quick and easy visual while introducing rest to my students. First we read the rhythm and see what we hear on the cat. Once they figure out that there is no sound on the cat we think about the rhythms we know and see if we have a
Assign 2-4 teams (depending on class size)
Give the first person on each team a fly swatter (different colors work best)
Read the question and the first team to swat the correct answer wins the round!
There are listening questions as
This is the perfect coloring sheet for a sub tub! It can be used with any piece of music! Simply pick a piece that ties into your current lessons and have the students draw a picture of what the music sounds like to them! Because it is vague, it can
Use this blank list as an easy way to keep track of songs/activities each grade level has done throughout the year!
After switching to a K-1 building I will be keeping track of what we accomplish that way I can copy and send this sheet to the other
Looking for a fun way to expand on vocal warm-ups for Kindergarten/1st grade? Try using Ghost Melodies/Turkey Melodies!
Have students draw their own line that they then have to follow with their singing voice. Partner students up and have them
Use these rhythm bingo cards as a fun review for Rest!
Notes are NOT in kodaly notation but are in standard notation. There is a free space on each card and there are 30 different cards. For a quicker game and more winners simply pick 5-10 cards