Teaching Music In Joy
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Teaching Music In Joy
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I'm Kristin Lukow! I hope you fine some fun products here that encourage you in teaching music with creativity & joy!
 
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These are UPDATED plans I leave for my substitute! I never know if I am going to have a "music person" in my room so these plans are do-able for ANY substitute teacher. I have a "Sub Tub" which contains the supplies mentioned on the paper.
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This set of musical word wall words have the meaning printed on the cards in a smaller font. Some are very creative like crescendo and decrescendo which get larger and smaller in letter size. There are 41 words in this basic set. You can surely add
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This is a K - 6 musical scope and sequence for the general music education classroom. It is one we worked on for over a year for our school district. I am now the only elementary music teacher in my district so I will be updating throughout the
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Here are 40 basic music vocabulary words set to music and movement. I have created all of these over many years and use them every single day in my classroom! I have the words listed and how to sing, dance and move your way into understanding
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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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There is a new app called, "Would You Rather?" It gives you two (often strange) scenarios and asks which one "would you rather?" My family had a lot of fun playing this game long before there was an app for it! I thought it would be fun to create
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This is a part fill-in-the-blank, part matching and part answer-the-question worksheet or quiz on America's national anthem. The first part is the first verse with missing words. The missing words are written in the second section for matching
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This is a three page composition paper that will lead young students through a step-by-step process of composing an eight measure recorder piece! I created it for my 3rd graders who are beginning recorder players. It could be used for other
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Here is a grading rubrics for your music classroom. We used this when we were still using paper grades. It assesses several areas of behavior and music mastery in the elementary music classroom.
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This music lesson plan template contains the National Standards for music in the right hand column, the focus of the lesson in the middle column and extras that are customizable in the left hand column. The entire page is customizable for your
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Music and Basketball have this in common: RHYTHM! I have been teaching note values, beat and rhythm using basketballs for years. Now, due to repeated requests from my music teacher friends, I have put five of those routines to paper so others can
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This is a simple Star-Spangled Banner fill-in-the-blank worksheet that has a word bank with definitions at the bottom of the page. I like to use this with 3rd graders each year for practice with vocabulary and writing! It's an easily accesible
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Kids like candy and I like that they are associating speech with rhythm. This worksheet has students write the given candy names under the corresponding rhythms in the table. It also gives them opportunity to write their own favorite and line it
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2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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This is a a collection of 60 musical terms to be cut out and used as a word wall. They are edged in a thick black border that will allow you ease for cutting out. All the words are in the same size box which is equal to the width of a regula 8.5 X
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This is a simple table with boxes for describing 8 Jazz pieces. The pieces, composers, performers and lyricists are listed. Students are encouraged to draw or write about what they hear. All you need for this worksheet are the pieces themselves
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I've been working on this Powerpoint for a long time! I am always trying to tie the history to the music. This contains a timeline of many of America's Patriotic songs along with a bit of history on each one and the most familiar lyrics sung.
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This is a beginning of the year PowerPoint that has a .ppt extension and is editable in Microsoft's PowerPoint. I use this to introduce myself and my rules to my students. It contains fun animations and slide transitions that keep students'
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This is a self-playing movie with a pretty aqua background made with lots of fun transitions to make it visually interesting. I made it in Apple's Keynote program. It contains all the musical vocabulary words I have included in my "Musical Word
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Here is a 3-fold classroom brochure that I created for my music classrooms. This is the exact brochure I used in the 2011-2012 school year. I update it each year. This brochure is in a word format however it was created using Apple's Pages
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This worksheet is designed to help students understand the meaning of our National Anthem by having them re-write the first verse of the Star-Spangled Banner, line by line, using language that we use today. Directions are given at the beginning
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
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There are 6 Rhythm Reading PowerPoints included in this Zip file. No music is included! You must purchase that yourself. What IS included is 4 beat rhythm patterns with clapping, movement and body percussion suggestions! These are actual
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

31 years of elementary music classroom education. Pianist, vocalist and worship leader. Adult education facilitator.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Joyous, Eclectic, Innovative and Energetic!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Nebraska Loves Our Public Schools highlighted teacher - 2010.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BME in music education from The University of Nebraska - Lincoln. The products I share here on TPT are ones I have created for use in my own classroom! I know they work because I use them!

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I'm a joyful and grateful woman, a happy wife of a farmer, mother of 3 married children, Mimi to 4 beautiful grandchildren, musician, explorer, walker, gardener, lover of vintage charm, coffee and the ocean, faithful friend and worshipper of Jesus Christ. I was diagnosed with MS in 2009 and am currently living symptom free. I'm blessed beyond words.