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Beyond the Books: Teaching with Freddie the Frog



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Beyond the Books
Teaching Tools and Assessment
By Sharon Burch
Book and CD-ROM
Grades K - 3

Teach with Freddie the Frog and kids fall in love with music! And now, teachers can go "beyond the books" and expand musical learning with a valuable resource and CD-ROM. Teaching tips, tools and assessment strategies include: 14 sequential lessons, teacher tips to keep the wiggliest kids captivated, reproducible student flashcards, assessment strategies and reports, 25 educational coloring pages, interactive whiteboard activities, Freddie the Frog Clip Art and more!

Lesson 1: Introduction to Freddie the Frog Puppet
Lesson 2: Introducing Treble Clef Notes
Lesson 3: Discovering Freddie's ABC's (the Music Alphabet)
Lesson 4: Introducing Rhythm, Beat and Tempo
Lesson 5: Composing 4-Beat Rhythm Patterns
Lesson 6: The 12-Bar Blues Chord Progression
Lesson 7: Call and Response on Barred Instruments
Lesson 8: Introducing Bass Clef Notes
Lesson 9: Introduction to Solfege (Do, Re, Mi) and Clef Signs
Lesson 10: Introducing More Treble Clef Notes
Lesson 11: Composing a 12-Bar Blues Song
Lesson 12: Matching Game with Note Name Flashcards
Lesson 13: Independent Practice Student Flashcards
Lesson 14: Internet Game Review and Coloring Pages
Assessment Tools and Ideas
Interactive Online Games and Coloring Pages
Appendix A: Reproducible Assessment Tools
Appendix B: Reproducible Student Flashcards
Appendix C: Reproducible Coloring Pages
Appendix D: What's on the CD-ROM


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I took piano lessons for years, but never taught. My children are ready to learn and I needed a resource for teaching.
Krista G on Jan 23, 2012
love the programme and wanted more support to teach it well
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