Making Sight Reading Fun! Choral Games for Students and Teachers By Mary Jane Phillips Book Grades 4 - 12 Resource book of games to motivate upper elementary and secondary students to work to improve their sight reading skills and have fun while doing it! The author is a veteran middle school choral director and offers tips and "tricks" from her experiences with her students. There are motivational games like Eliminator, Sight Reading Football, and Trashketball. Short daily activities and 20 longer Friday Game Day activities will keep students alert and engaged while learning to sight read. Includes many sample music examples and a list of resources for more sight reading material.
Contents How to Teach Sight Reading in 8 Easy Steps Giving Rewards for Winning Games Choosing and Naming Teams Section 1: Daily Activities Upside Down Day The Quiet Game Flashback Talk to the Hand Popcorn Handbells Pick a Measure Pick a Note Sight Reading Hall of Fame Section 2: Friday "Game Day" Activities Major/Minor Hangman Spin the Wheel You Decide Less Is More Eliminator Panic Roll the Dice Sight Reading Baseball/Softball Human Tic Tac Toe Lines and Spaces Races Trashketball Sight Reading Football Recommended Resources Appendix A - Sample Rhythm Exercises Appendix B - Sample Pitch Exercises Appendix C - Sample Rhythm/Pitch Exercises Appendix D - Sight Reading Baseball/Softball Appendix E - Trashketball Appendix F - Sight Reading Football