Interactive Now Vol. 7 Lessons and Activities for the Elementary Music Classroom By Phyllis Thomas CD compatible with SMART and all IWBs Grades K - 5 This is volume 7 in a series of collections of interactive whiteboard lessons and activities designed for use in the elementary music classroom. Appropriate grade levels are suggested for each lesson, but can be used with other grades according to your classroom needs. Lesson suggestions and printable worksheets and resources are embedded within the interactive lessons. Quick Tips and Printable Resources are included for your convenience. These ten engaging interactive lessons include units about melodic contour; listening activities about form, expressive techniques, dynamics, melodic patterns, and instrumental timbres; body percussion patterns; reading and writing treble clef pitches; and understanding notational values and time signatures. This product has been designed for use with Adobe Flash Player. A site where you can download Adobe Flash Player for free is given. Contents: Body Percussion Beats - Grades K - 1 - Perform the body percussion patterns printed on the screen with recordings of Sousa marches. Exploration Station: Voice Paths - Grades K - 1 - Follow the contour of the Voice Choice cards, invert the pattterns, and even arrange the patterns to make your own Voice Choice composition. Three in a Row Rhythm Game - Grades 1 - 5 - It's tic-tac-toe with a music twist! Set the teams and compete to win squares by performing rhythm patterns. In the Hall of the Mountain King - Grades 2 -3 - This multi-part unit features chapters about the rhythm patterns, form, history, and expression of this timeless favorite. What Melody DoYou Hear? - Grades 2 - 3 - Match the mi-re-do melodies to the corresponding answers. What Instrument Do You Hear? - Grades 2 - 5 - Match the audio clips of instruments to the corresponding pictures. Music Math - Grades 3 - 5 - Solve addition and subtraction equations while reviewing basic rhythmic nottation figures. Theme and Variations - Grades 3 - 5 - Learn about this form through the piece Greensleeves to a Ground. Time Signs - Grades 3 - 5 - Determine the time signature based on the number of beats shown in a measure. Take Note - Grades 3 - 5 - This interactive guide will teach you how to draw rhythmic notation and explain how the names relate to the duration.