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Curious about the history of classical piano music? Take a journey through history and learn about the four distinct musical periods in this lesson
The Music Center Handbook: 15 Do-It-Yourself Learning Stations for the Music Classroom
This was a fun activity to do in music class the first week of school involving the whole school! The kids spent just the last 10 minutes of class coloring their note/musical symbol. I also had a bit of a grade level assignment for them to include. The fifth graders wrote their favorite song title, the third graders wrote the value of the assigned note etc.
Music Teacher Entire Life Planner and Organization Binder: five lesson blocks edition. This thing is awesome! 5 lesson blocks (big enough to split) for each day with dates pre-filled for the 2015-16 school year, and it comes with organizing pages for home, business (like private lessons, TPT, or other extra income), and the music classroom (including concerts, recorder karate, IEP's, inventory, national standards, seating charts, and more!
I haven't read the book "In the Tall, Tall Grass," but you can use this activity even without the book. Students write a riddle so that others can figure out what animal (or tool?) is hidden in the grass. Share these Readers Theater style (in helper-pairs?) and your students will want to create more of their own! If they want to expand and give more clues, go for it! :)