It's Elemental 2


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It's Elemental 2
More Lessons that Engage
By Don Dupont and Brian Hiller
33 pages 
Grades K - 5

This book is similar to volume 1 (item 803992, available separately), with the additional focus area of timbre. The collection contains 18 new, fully processed lessons for elementary grades. Each lesson lists the focus, suggested grade level, skills used, process, performance ideas (some are games) and an extension activity. 3 lessons are given in each focus area: rhythm, melody, harmony, texture, form and timbre. The music used ranges from world folk music to traditional tunes to original pieces. Simple orchestrations, poetry, movement, games and classroom management tips are included.   

Instruments used: soprano and alto glocks; soprano, alto and bass xylophones; soprano, alto and bass metallophones; contra bass bars C, D, F and G; soprano and alto recorders; agogo bells; bell tree; cowbell; finger cymbals; suspended cymbal; triangle; gong; cabasa; guiro; sand blocks; shaker; temple blocks; woodblock; washboard; tambourine; bongos; conga; hand drum; bass drum.   


Focus on Rhythm: 'Round & 'Round (K to grade 1), Mother Goose is on the Loose (grades 2-3), Li'l Liza Jane (grades 4-5).   

Focus on Melody: Strawberry Shortcake (K to grade 1), Fais Dodo (grades 3-4), Laughing Laughing (grades 4-5).   

Focus on Texture: Ride a Fine Horse (K to grade 1), Fudge Fudge (grades 3-4), Sansa Kroma (grade 5).   

Focus on Form: Sing a Song of Sixpence (grades 1-2), Welcome to Music (grades 2-3), Tongo (grades 3-4).   

Focus on Harmony: 2 Little Apples (K to grade 1), Down in the Valley (grades 4-5), Riddle Me So (grades 3-4).   

Focus on Timbre: The Little Mouse (K to grade 1), Pease Porridge Hot (grades 1-2), Instrument Rondelet (grades 3-4).


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