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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
A ukulele beginner's workbook for your students! Workbook includes: - Parts of the Ukulele - String letter names and numbers - C, F, and G7 chord charts - How to play a C Major scale *Thumbnail pictures next to product show all 7 pages :)
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Workbooks
$2.00
36 ratings
4.0
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
Review 4/4 rhythm patterns with my original game, "Rhythm Baseball!"Students come "up to bat" and can choose whether they want to perform a single, double, triple, or home run rhythm. The higher the bases, the harder the rhythm patterns! If they
Subjects:
Music
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Assessment, Flash Cards, Games
$4.00
56 ratings
4.0
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
Rhythmic building blocks in the form of popular Halloween candies :)Product includes:-Handout with 6 candy-themed rhythmic building blocks.-Handout with smaller candy rhythms for putting on the composition worksheet.-Student worksheet for composing
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Halloween
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff
$1.00
42 ratings
4.0
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
A worksheet that includes five soundtrack themes by John Williams. Ways to use it: 1. Have a CD with all the themes on it. Play the excerpts and have students listen and try to figure out which line of notation belongs to the music they're
Subjects:
Music
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games
$2.00
37 ratings
4.0
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
Included: PDF version, Mac editable version, and PC editable version. *Colored covers NOT included: use colored printer paper when copying and assembling your journals! Ideal for 5th-8th grade music classes: start each music class with a listening
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Workbooks, Reflective Journals for Teachers, Minilessons
$2.00
31 ratings
4.0
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
Learn the beginning of Haydn's "Surprise Symphony" on boomwhackers with your students with the help of this color-coded worksheet! Lines are included if you also want to use it as a note-naming assessment tool. Tubes needed: C major diatonic set
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff
$1.25
$1.00
31 ratings
4.0
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
*ORFF-inspired product! Looking for a fun rhythm-review activity for your music classroom? This is a tried-and-true Back-to-School lesson plan that upper elementary and middle school kids will love! Included in this lesson are: - 9 summer-themed
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Back to School
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff
$3.00
58 ratings
4.0
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
*ORFF-inspired product!* Looking for a fun rhythm-review activity for your music classroom? This is a tried-and-true lesson plan that upper elementary and middle school kids will love! Included in this lesson are: - 9 autumn-themed rhythmic
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Autumn
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff
$3.00
20 ratings
3.9
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
All you need is a diatonic set of Boomwhackers and you are set! :) Have fun reviewing rhythms and pitches through a "name that tune" game with Boomwhacker tubes. CAROLS INCLUDED: Jingle Bells Joy to the World Jolly Old St. Nick We Wish You a
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Songs, Games
$3.00
35 ratings
4.0
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
A 7-week unit plan for having your 4th and/or 5th grade students create Recorder compositions! This has worked so well at my school :) This Unit Plan includes: -Week-by-week lesson summaries -Staff paper page for students to compose
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Instrumental Music
Grades:
4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff
$2.00
21 ratings
4.0
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
*ORFF-inspired product!* Looking for a fun rhythm-review activity for your music classroom? This is a tried-and-true lesson plan that upper elementary and middle school kids will love! Included in this lesson are: - 9 winter-themed rhythm flash
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Winter
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Songs
$3.00
20 ratings
4.0
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
Reinforce quarter notes, quarter rests, eighth notes, sixteenth notes, and eighth and sixteenth note combinations through the use of Thanksgiving-themed rhythms! Ti-ti: "Turkey" Ta: "Bread" Ti-ka-ti-ka: "Mashed Potatoes" Ti-ti-ka:
Subjects:
Music Composition, Thanksgiving
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.00
20 ratings
4.0
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
An exciting welcome song from West Africa that includes tons of classroom instruments! Layer in the instruments one by one to build to an awesome rock out session :)
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Songs
$1.00
12 ratings
4.0
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
A great project for 6th-8th grade general music! In this project, students will create an 8-measure, 3-part percussion piece for one pitched percussion instrument and two unpitched percussion instruments. Included in this pack are: - "Project
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Instrumental Music
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Songs
$2.00
17 ratings
4.0
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
*ORFF-inspired product!* Looking for a fun rhythm-review activity for your music classroom? This is a tried-and-true lesson plan that upper elementary and middle school kids will love! Included in this lesson are: - 9 spring-themed rhythmic
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Spring
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff
$3.00
11 ratings
4.0
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
My arrangement of the Christmas tune, "Carol of the Bells." This is a HIT with my middle schoolers! Instrumentation: Ukulele 1 (TAB) Ukulele 2 (chords) Soprano Metallophone Sleigh Bells Piano reduction Included in this pack are: -Full
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Songs
$3.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
An easy way to introduce playing in C pentatonic to your students, while also have fun with the rhythms! :) Pairs well with my "Summer Rhythms" building blocks product - which is where I got the inspiration for the drum and shaker parts of this
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Instrumental Music
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Songs
$1.25
7 ratings
3.9
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
Learn the theme from the second movement of Dvorak's New World Symphony. Dotted lines are included if you also want to use it as a note-naming assessment tool. Tubes needed: C major diatonic set Enjoy :)
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff
$1.50
9 ratings
3.9
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
A simple rhythm map to play along with Mussorgsky's "Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks." A great review of quarter, eighth, and half notes. Recording is NOT included. LESSON IDEA: Have your elementary students read along and play the rhythm on egg
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff
$1.25
9 ratings
4.0
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By Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
A simplified arrangement of the classic Christmas tune! Great for Christmas concerts :) Boomwhackers: Middle C, D, E, F, G, A Ukuleles Chords: C major, F major, G7
Subjects:
Music, Instrumental Music
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Songs
$1.50
8 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am in my sixth year of teaching music at a wonderful PreK-8th Catholic grade school in central Pennsylvania! I feel blessed to be able to teach music to children every day. I teach general music, direct a children's choir, give private piano lessons, and play organ at my Church.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Orff-Schulwerk - Level 3 certified

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Robert F. Zellner Music Education Award: This certificate is awarded to one of the graduating Music Education students at Gettysburg College each year in recognition of musical and academic excellence and a commitment to arts education.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Gettysburg College Class of 2011 BS in Music Education

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