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Mallet Madness Interactive SMART Set

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Mallet Madness Interactive SMART Set D
Mallet Madness book and Companion Whiteboard Lessons and Visuals
Artie Almeida
Book and CD-ROM
Grades K - 6

The book is a collection of engaging units for using mallet instruments in the music classroom that will energize your classroom and promote learning in the concept areas of beat, rhythm, melody, harmony, form and expressive qualities through the use of songs, poems, music-to-literature connections and reproducible flashcards. Thanks to its unique rotation system, your students will play all the mallet percussion instruments in your classroom as well as many of the non-pitched instruments. Suggestions for adapting the activities for use in classrooms with few or even no mallet instruments are also given. Whether presented as a unit or spread over a semester or school year, Mallet Madness will fully engage students and you will love the skills and musicality they develop during these lesson

The CD-ROM includes all of the visuals and many of the lessons from the book in your choice of interactive formats: PowerPoint slideshow or SMART notebook interactive lessons.The whiteboard applications bring the lessons to life through the use of colorful visuals, interactive tutorials, and quizzes not found in the print edition.

The Basics
Introduction, Instrument Setup, Sample Floor Plans, The Rotation, Before You Begin: A Few      Reminders, Music & Literature Connections Suggestions, Pentatonic Scales, Getting Started: Tips for Success, Warm-Ups (Grades K-6), Body Director (Grades K-6).

Rhythm Foundations
Notes and Rests (Grades 1 - 6), Crazy Eights (Grades 3 - 6), Instrument Hopscotch (Grades 3 -6), Pease Porridge (Grades 2-6), 1-2 Buckle My Shoe (Grades K-3), Jack and Jill (Grades K - 6),  2-4-6-8 (Grades 2 - 6), Walk the Dog (Grades K - 3), Fuzzy Wuzzy (Grades 3 - 6), Peanut Butter Pie (Grades 3 - 6), The Respect Rap (Grades 2 - 6), Icka Backa Boo (Grades 2 - 4).

Melodic Explorations
Melodic Explorations: Direction & Register (Grades K-6), Up and Down in Mallet Town (Grades      K-6), C Scale Explorations (Grades 2-6), Little Bunny Foo-Foo (Grades K-3), Wee Willie Winkie   (Grades K-4), The Grand Old Duke of York (Grades K-6), Chinese Ribbon Dance (Grades 3-6).

Aleatoric Music (Grades K-6), Listen to the Glockenspiels (Grades 2-6).

Harmonic Support
Borduns (Grades 2-6).

Music & Literature Connections
Jump Frog Jump! (Grades K-2), Mortimer (Grades K-3), In the Tall Tall Grass (Grades K-3),      Old MacDonald Had a Woodshop (Grades K-3), Rumble in the Jungle (Grades K-6), Peanut Butter  and Jelly (Grades K-3), Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day (Grades 1-4),   Caps for Sale (Grades 1-4), Old Black Fly (Grades 1-4), There Were Ten in the Bed (Grades 1-4).


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heard from fellow Orff-Schulwerk colleagues that it was useful
Christine F on Oct 30, 2012
This was recommended to me by experienced music teachers for use with children with special needs.
Stacy H on Feb 26, 2012
Interactive and makes mallets more interesting
Veronica H on Apr 19, 2012
Can this product be used on Macs with Smart Notebook?
A shopper on Apr 1, 2015
Best Answer: Yes; it will work on a Mac with Smart Software
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