The purpose of the creative story compositions is to kickoff the composition process in a creative way, through story-telling. While an option, staff notation is not required!
My students love acting out this folk song with pretend ballgowns and top hats! This resource is packed with images to help prepare, present and practice the melody.
Build-a-Song Melodic Edition is an independent digital activity to review low do, mi, sol, and la on a 3-line staff and D, F#, A, and B on the treble clef with the song “Apple Tree.” Decks are self-correcting and provide immediate feedback as students play. Audio is included for all directions and phrases.
Looking for a fun way to teach melodic contour and step, skip, leap, and repeat to your elementary students? This set includes a presentation with visual and aural examples, interactive review game, student worksheet, study guide, and test.
Follow these playful, magical unicorns through a fun game of step, skip, leap or same! Your students will love the beautiful, colorful graphics of this interactive game that is perfect for reviewing intervals. This self-correcting multiple choice game has 76 problems in treble clef to solve.
Get your kids singing, moving, and playing rhythm sticks with this activity! Kids will learn about the background of the song before applying a rhythm stick routine that gets progressively more difficult.
Practicing melodic concepts are so important for students. And writing patterns out by hand takes forever. Save yourself time and get started by hitting “Print”! These melodic cards have 20 patterns in three ways. G-Do, F-Do and solfa letters for 8 different tone sets.
This lesson set is a wonderful resource to add to your world music collection. Use it to teach students about pentatonic music with slides showing the solfege, teach compound meter in 6/8 through the melody and percussion accompaniment parts (including 3 Orff xylophone ostinati parts) along with lesson extension ideas, and learn the Japanese language and culture.
Your primary students will love this digital activity as they identify high and low sounds from instruments and the environment! Great for music lessons on musical opposites.
Give your students an interactive way to learn the basics of treble clef note naming through this Google Slides resource. Great for virtual or in-person learning. Covers identifying lines and spaces while giving the students the ability to check their answers as they go.
This resource features both a self-checking interactive PowerPoint and also a Google Slides version that can be used for whole group instruction & review or shared to individual devices for students to work at their own pace. Ten rounds of 3 questions each. “Congrats” slides indicate successful completion of the round. Review treble clef note names from middle C through high G, 30 questions in all.
This is packed full of a story, songs, and activities for a teddy bear picnic. This has been a huge highlight of my year for my kindergarteners!
Everything is laid out and ready to go to get your kids started on writing their own parodies and piggyback songs! Follow the steps for easy success! This unit works well in the classroom or for distance learning.
This is a fast-paced, quiet game that requires treble clef reading to spell the goal word. It is a classroom favorite and sure to get your students quickly reading pitches!
Basics of Pitch is an all-in-one interactive music lesson which guides students through the sights, sounds, and feel of pitch basics in music. This PowerPoint Presentation uses real-life images, audio, playalong recordings, and video links to keep students meaningfully engaged in the concept of pitch. This is the perfect introduction or review of pitch for your music students!
This is a money saving bundle of three amazing lessons for introducing treble, bass, and Alto/Tenor clef!
Each pack comes with a full lesson plan, detailed presentation to walk you through introducing the clefs, and student assessment exit tickets to quickly assess students’ understanding of material.
Combining elements of story telling, script writing, storyboard, drawing and musical composition, this resource can be used for a weekly project as students work on steps towards their final comic strip composition. Superhero, Cartoon, Anime… The possibilities are up to the imagination!
Are you struggling with teaching solfege or looking for a fun, new method for teaching solfege to elementary students? Then look no further! Pitch Hill is for you!
Take all of the guesswork out of presenting a new melodic concept! This ppt slideshow will guide your students to the discovery of the solfege labels for sol and mi.