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I have used this program with 3rd graders, but it could be used with several different grade levels. SCENE – Map starts blank – with a large piece of white felt hung on the wall. Speaking Parts: SAL – Ladies and...
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Don’t only teach your performers the lyrics and motions. Teach them performance etiquette. Here’s the rubric I use. Concert Etiquette Rubric 4 = Student consistently stood still on stage, participating, not talking to others, watching conductor. Student’s motions never disturbed...
“A painter paints his pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. We provide the music, and you provide the silence.” – Leopold Stokowski, reprimanding a talkative audience OK, let’s face it: people (adults and children) don’t know...
Great music brings out the artistry in you and the children. Children deserve the best! I have found that music teachers often pick music that is trite and not well-written. This is why I usually choose folk songs. I wrote...