If you are looking for ways to incorporate children's literature into your music lessons, while practicing music theory concepts and skills such as rhythm and vocal exploration, these set of children's literature 📚 music lessons 🎶 are perfect! Not only will these children's literature 📚 music lessons 🎶 allow you to improve students' musical understanding, they can work for sub plans too!
This set includes these six mini-lessons:
📚 “Giraffes Can't Dance” by Andreae and Parker-Rees: For musical styles/ genres, includes bulletin board and link to playlist
📚 “Old Bear” by Kevin Henkes: Incorporates “Grizzly Bear” song; notation included
📚”Quick as a Cricket” by Audrey and Don Wood: For musical opposites, includes bulletin board
📚 “What Will Fat Cat Sit On?” by Jan Thomas: For vocal exploration, incorporates “I have a cat” chant, notation included
📚 “Doggone Dogs” by Beaumont and Catrow: For quarter and eighth notes (ta and ti-ti), incorporates “Bow Wow Wow” song, notation included
📚 “Winter Lullaby” by Seuling and Newbold: For vocal exploration
This set also includes:
📚 A list of singalong books
📚 Notation for the song “Who killed Cock Robin?”, for use with the book by Kevin O'Malley
📚 A book index with dozens of children's books, indexed by grade level(s), concepts/skills, and more
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❣️ “I can not tell you how much time you have saved me in creating these, and how excited I am to use them with the students!”
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