Music Makes A Difference

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This all-inclusive unit helps primary aged students explore the Carnival of the Animals. Laid out in a 10-week program, but could easily be adapted to fit your room. This unit is jam-packed with every musical aspect you can think of: from movement
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These visuals are great additions to any lesson that talks about direction in music. There are separate visuals and descriptions for step, skip, leap and repeat.
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This document includes handouts of "How to Care for Your Instruments" and makes a great resource for beginning band students. Send this handout home to avoid minor repairs due to cleaning and save yourself tons of time! Instruments include: Flute,
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Featuring beginner Ukulele chords C, F and G
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Patriotic Music Unit includes songs, visual aids and activities for: Reveille Taps America Grand Ol' Flag This Land is Your Land Yankee Doodle Stars and Stripes Be Kind to your Web-footed Friends
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2 Rubrics are included to use in accordance with Recorder Karate, or any recorder program. One rubric uses a 5 point scale for more in depth assessment while the other uses a more basic 3 point scale. Rubric includes: technique, sound, rhythm,
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This worksheet includes colors and shapes for primary aged students to reinforce the lines and spaces of the Treble Clef. It can also be used as a great assessment tool!
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This listening map puts musical terms into primary friendly definitions. I use this map by cutting apart and pasting to poster board. Laminate if you like. My primary aged students are able to identify melody, timbre, etc. at an appropriate grade
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Musical Staff worksheet for the lines and spaces of Treble Clef. Good assessment tool.
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Works with terminology introduced in "Essential Elements for Strings" or as a separate instructional tool. Editable document. Terms include: Treble/Alto Clef, Quarter note/rest, half note/rest, whole note/rest, scale, measure, bar line, repeat
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A letter written to parents of new instrumental students with tips to help their student be the most successful in their ensemble! (This letter refers to "care for instruments" sheet which can also be found in my store.)
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This is a list of strategies I use within my band and orchestra classroom. My students learn these strategies and become masters of them so they can utilize them while they practice. By understanding and applying these strategies at the beginning
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4th, 5th, 6th
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This worksheet helps students see and understand the musical alphabet, how it works, and how it sits on the keyboard. I often use this in conjunction with Carnival of the Animals, Pianists. Good assessment tool as well.
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These helpful hints can help beginners better decide what is a good instrument choice when starting band or orchestra. Use this guide as a handout to send home or at a sign up night!
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4th, 5th, 6th
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This matrix is great for use with PDSA and PBIS. It could easily be used with any disciplinary system. This matrix helps my classroom run smoothly and efficiently!
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This slideshow features each character in Peter and the Wolf and tells a bit about them. It then features each instrument that is used. I use it as a slide show first for class discussion, then print out the slides and use the pictures to match
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Use this data binder to collect data on your music students, much like in reading or math. All data is student driven and information is charted by students. This one binder includes numerous activities and plans for how to use the included
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Basic Music Terminology Quiz and Study Guide. Concepts include: Quarter Note/Rest, Half Note/Rest, Whole Note/Rest, Double Bar, Repeat Sign, Treble/Bass Clef, Time Signature, Breath Mark, Duet, Key Signature, Fermata
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Would work well for any specials class. Simple lesson plan template includes: objectives, standards, procedure, materials, vocab. Works great to type lesson plans into, or to hand write on.
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This is a lesson plan, dance and worksheet I created to go along with the book "Beetle Bop." It includes the dance steps as well as the worksheet that can be used for quick assessment. The lesson plan with step by step instructions (including
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

5 years teaching K-6 General Music. 5 years teaching beginning band and orchestra. 13 years teaching private lessons. 1 year teaching High School Concert and Marching Band.

MY TEACHING STYLE

All-Inclusive!!! Every child can learn and be passionate about music because there are so many different avenues! Every week in my class is completely different than the week before. We explore it all in only 25 minutes per week!

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

2012 Graduate of McKendree University, Lebanon IL. BA in Music Education, Endorsements in Middle School History and Middle School Literature

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