By Sharon Stosur.; Ready-to-use lessons and reproducible activities for the music classroom.Part of the "Thirty Days" series, this volume will expand students' musical knowledge of note values, rhythm reading, time signatures, syncopation, melodic notation, scales and intervals, key signatues and more. These lessons can be self-guided. Have fun exploring the basics through a variety of activities, games and puzzles, all presented in a logical sequence for music learning that lasts.80 pages.For grades 4-8. Contents:Rhythm - Beats and Rhythm; Notes, Rests and Value; Meter and Time Signature; Reading Rhythm; Eighth and Sixteenth Notes and Rests; Ties and Dotted Notes; More About Time Signatures; Syncopation; Elements of Rhythm Quiz.Melody - Melodic Notation; Reading Treble Clef; Reading Bass Clef; Reading Ledger Lines and Moveable Clefs; Half Steps, Whole Steps, Major Scale; Intervals; Sharp, Flat, Natural; Key Signature; More Scales; Elements of Melody Quiz.; Music Theory Tool Box - Accidentals, Enharmonic Notes; Tempo; Dynamics; Articulation; Form; Repeats and Endings; Triads; Transposition; Transcribing Music; Composition; Test Your Musical Knowledge.Answer Key.