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Awesome Books with Musical Hooks



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Awesome Books with Musical Hooks
Using children's literature to expand your musical horizons
By Katie Grace Miller
Book and CD-ROM
Grades PreK-5

This collection of lesson ideas will make practicing music concepts fun and enjoyable in a whole new way.  Using picture books, you can capture children's attention and find creative ways to add music elements. Whether you're teaching fifth graders to play an Orff bordun or helping preschoolers discover the difference between short and long sounds, you will find something to help you in this resource treasure.

Includes a CD-ROM with digital files of visuals to use with some of the lessons.

Getting Started

Lessons for Little Ones
Good News, Bad News
Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons
Bear Snores On
Up, Down, and Around

Lessons for Slightly Bigger Kids
Chicken Little
Roadwork and Demolition!
A Frog in the Bog (Dynamics)
A Frog in the Bog (Solfege)
Farmyard Beat!
Mama Built a Little Nest
Bear's Loose Tooth

Never Too Old for Children's Literature!
The Pout Pout Fish
The Straight Line Wonder
Ugly Pie 


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