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Fun with making, listening, reading, and writing music
1. How many 'DOs' can you count in In My Grandmother's Garden
2. Find a measure that contains the rhythm "Ti-ti Ta Ti-ti Ta".
Use the music to make your own song about somewhere important to you. Tell about the place and things that happen there.
3. How many measures have 4 Tas or quarter notes with a unison repetition of the same pitch?
Do like flowers? Do you know their names? Look here for the names of the flowers in the book and intersting information about them.
5. Make your own hat.
6. Musical Treasure Hunt
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In My Grandmother's Garden
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In My Grandmother's Garden by Kit Eakle; Illustrations by Jean Eakle
"The first children's storybook in which music and text play an equal role."
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Includes musical notation as an integral part of the story
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LISTEN TO THE MUSIC: A Classroom Classical Music Listening Program
Listen to the Music contains listening activities and descriptions of 42 works by a wide variety of classical and modern composers. Composers include: Bartok, Vivialdi, Mozart, Handel, J. S.Bach, Ravel, Debussy, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, ClaraSchumann, Ravi Shankar, Duke Ellington, Villa Lobos, Tchaikovsky, Haydn, Benjamin Britten and more...
The book includes thematic indeces for classroom themes, special holidays and musical concepts to help teachers plan classroom activities.