Making the Grade

Making the Grade

By Valeaira Luppens and Greg Foreman Comb Bound Book Grade: 3--6 Item: 00-22026
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An excellent resource for music teachers and substitute music teachers of grades 3-6. Lesson plans specifically target each of the nine MENC National Standards for Music Education. Each standard is represented by a unit of creative lesson plans that incorporate folk, classical, and original music---55 lessons in all! Every lesson clearly details the materials needed, introduces the activity, explains concepts, and builds and reinforces students' musical skills. Reproducible student worksheets are included, saving preparation time for the teacher while encouraging student thinking skills as well as musical skills. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance.

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The National Standards for Music Education
Content Standard 1
The Name Game
Mystery Meat!
Two for the Price of One!
Vocal Production
Battle Hymn
Content Standard 2
Wild and Wacky
Old MacDonald's Band
Silent Night
Star Harmony
Content Standard 3
Vocal Improvisation
Fun with Phrases
Answer the Question
Homework Blues
More or Less
Shooting Star
Content Standard 4
The Symphony and the Magician
You Are Notable!
Scary Songs
Television Theme Song
Commercial Jingle
Star Power
Content Standard 5
Drum Tag
Dynamic Dice Game
Keyboard Kids
Secret Code
Handwriting Practice
Buried Treasure
Content Standard 6
Musical Jumping Jacks
It's the Law
"Yankee Doodle"
Virtual Reality Sound
It's a Jungle Out There!
And the Winner Is
Content Standard 7
Music Survey
Personal Preferences
Concert Critique
Talent Judge
What Makes It Great?
That's Not Fair!
Content Standard 8
Sound Advice
Say What?
Lesson Plan
Design a Music School
Where in the World
Content Standard 9
My Musical Journal
Dear Miss Sharp!
Musical Detective
Mozart Pen Pal
Journey Through Time
Index of Songs
About the Authors

Additional Information

Author: Valeaira Luppens, Greg Foreman
Format: Comb Bound Book
Page Count: 224
Item Number: 00-22026
ISBN 10: 0-7390-3669-6
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-3669-3
UPC: 038081229508

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