By Audrey J. Adair. 50 ready-to-use worksheets on prominent composers of the past and present. Each activity sheet is reproducible, easy-to-read, and has self-explanatory directions. Activities include practice in classifying, matching, listing, researching, naming, drawing, decoding, identifying, doing picture or crossword puzzles, anagrams, word searches, musical word squares, and more. The table of contents gives the titles of all activity sheets, the ability level necessary to use them, and the skills involved for each student. Little knowledge of music is generally needed to introduce the lessons. The book also contains a progress chart, teacher's guide, answer key, self-improvement chart (self-assessment), music share-a-gram (personalized progress report for parent), return-a-gram (for feedback from parent), student record profile chart, word list (building music vocabulary), incentive badges (to make), craft project, and some sheets of blank staff paper.
For grades 3 to 9. 82 pages.
Contents: Lessons 1-10 Creative Drawing; Lessons 11-16 Creative Writing; Lessons 17-28 Learning About the Masters & Their Works; Lessons 29-34 Closer Look at Some Famous Classical Composers (Bach, Handel, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Chopin); Lessons 35-50 Enrichment Activities for Researching Composers.