This collection of lesson ideas from author and educator Katie Grace Miller will make practicing music concepts fun and enjoyable in a whole new way. Using picture books, you can capture children's attention and find creative ways to add music elements. Whether you're teaching fifth graders to play an Orff bordun or helping preschoolers discover the difference between short and long sounds, you will find something to help you in this resource treasure. It includes a CD-ROM with digital files of visuals to use with some of the lessons.
Contents: (West Music item numbers are listed before each book title)
Lessons for Little Ones
849848 Good News, Bad News
848091 Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons
843644 The Bear Snores On
843500 Little Cloud
836131 Up, Down, and Around
Lessons for Slightly Bigger Kids
843497 Chicken Little
845137 Roadwork and 845138 Demolition!
835021 A Frog in the Bog (Dynamics)
835021 A Frog in the Bog (Solfege)
862912 Farmyard Beat!
863315 Mama Built a Little Nest
863316 Bear's Loose Tooth
Never Too Old for Children's Literature!
841037 The Pout-Pout Fish
838490 The Straight Line Wonder
846096 Ugly Pie