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Assessment in the Music Classroom



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Assessment in the Music Classroom
Practical Tips and Activities for Measuring Student Progress
By Cristi Cary Miller
23 pages

Take the stress out of assessment with this musical playground of activities and singing games your students will love! Miller shares a wealth of material in this easy-to-use resource to help identify and define students' musical skills and progress. 

Designed for students in grades K-5, this creative collection of 18 original seasonal songs and activities will provide hours of fun throughout the school year while assessing students on rhythm reading, steady beat, matching pitch, solfege, vocal tone colors and more. Each activity includes a notated song (melody/chords) or speech piece with teaching suggestions, list of skills assessed, and rubric(s) to use in assessment.

Grades K-5

CONTENTS (Song/Activity - Skill):
A Ball of Fun - Steady Beat, Internal and Independent Singing
Chugga Lugga - Steady Beat, Pitch Matching, Rhythm Performance
Hello Neighbors! - Pitch Matching, Rhythm Performance
Let Me See What Moves You Make - Improvisation
Listen Very Carefully - Pitch Recognition
Little Winter Bell - Rhythm Reading
Lost My Shoe - Pitch Matching, Steady Beat
Rhythm Charades Rap - Rhythm Recognition and Performance
Share Your Gift - Steady Beat, Music Reading
Sol La Sol Mi Dance - Pitch Recognition, Improvisation
Spin Around - Independent Singing, Rhythm Performance
Spin the Wheel of Color - Independent Singing, Rhythm Performance
Sunny Day/Rainy Day - Aural Recognition, Rhythm Performance
Telephone Time - Pitch Matching, Steady Beat
Tell Me Tell Me - Rhythm Improvisation, Independent Singing, Rhythm Performance
Turkey Rhythm Rap - Rhythm Writing
Walkin' Down the Street - Independent Singing, Rhythm Performance
Winter Time Is in the Air - Pitch Matching, Rhythm Performance 


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Geraldine W: I previously purchased this book and it was stolen. I am purchasing it again because it will assist me in assessing my students. Feb 25, 2013
Audra C: I had this book previously, but misplaced it. I used several of the songs every year for assessment purposes, so I really miss it. I just had to replace it! Jan 18, 2013
Sandra D: I needed more materials for assessment and learned about this book at a workshop. Oct 23, 2012



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