Thirty Days to Music Theory; Ready-to-use lessons and reproducible activities for the music classroom By Ellen Wilmeth;Reproducible Book 64 pages For grades 4 - 8 Each of the 30 lessons includes basic music concepts presented in a logical sequence with explanation, vocabulary, activity, and practice, all correlated to the National Standards. There are also games and extension activities to encourage creativity and composition. The lessons (which can be presented as a comprehensive unit or stretched throughout a semester or year) can be used for whole group, small group, or individual study. CONTENTS:Rhythm1. Beat/Rhythm 2. Notes/Value 3. Measure/Bar Lines/Meter/Time Signature 4. Rhythm Review 5. Rests/Value 6. Eighth and Sixteenth Notes/Rests 7. Division of the Beat 8. Dotted Notes 9. Beat/Rhythm Test Melody 10. Staff/Pitch/Grand Staff 11. Treble Clef 12. Bass Clef 13. Review 14. Ledger Lines 15. Whole and Half Steps/Scale 16. Intervals 17. Sharps/Flats/Naturals 18. Key Signature 19. Elements of Melody Test Directions 20. Enharmonic Notes/Accidentals 21. Tempo 22. Repeat Signs/1st & 2nd Endings/D.C. & D.S./Coda/Fine 23. Review 24. Dynamics 25. Ties/Slurs/Articulation 26. Other Scales 27. "Odds and Ends" Rhythm Concepts 28. Signs and Directions Test 29. Combining All Elements 30. Putting It All Together Answer Key ; For upper elementary and up. 64 pages.