Artful-Playful-Mindful in Action: Orff-Schulwerk Classroom Projects for a New Generation of Learners
Edited by Leonard Davis and Diana Hawley Larsen
Contributors: Karen Benson, Rachel Bergeron, Leonard Davis, Diana Hawley Larsen and Shelly Smith
Foreword by Jane Frazee
Grades 2 - 7
Artful-Playful-Mindful in Action brings to life the framework for music learning proposed by Jane Frazee in Artful-Playful-Mindful: A New Orff-Schulwerk Curriculum for Music Making and Music Thinking (part# 843344).
This book is a collaborative work by a several Orff educators from across the United States. It consists of 12 projects developed and evaluated with their students. Work-based insights and ideas are shared by these teachers as they reflect on how the process played out with their students in the classroom.
As these teachers developed the lessons, discussed successes and setbacks, and strategized for future projects, they asked these questions:
Part 1. Rhythm Projects
Project 1: two eighth notes and one quarter note - Karen Benson
Project 2: two half notes - Leonard Davis
Project 3: eighth note, quarter note, eighth note pattern (syncopation) - Diana Hawley Larsen
Project 4: four sixteenth notes - Rachel Bergeron
Project 5: two sixteenth notes with an eighth note - Leonard Davis
Project 6: eighth note with dotted sixteenth note - Diana Hawley Larsen
Part 2. Pitch Projects
Project 7: m-r-d - Karen Benson/Shelly Smith
Project 8: d-r-m-s - Diana Hawley Larsen
Project 9: d-r-m-s-l-d' - Rachel Bergeron
Project 10: la-centered pentatonic - Shelly Smith
Project 11: re-centered pentatonic - Leonard Davis
Project 12: Dorian mode - Diana Hawley Larsen
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