Music with Miss W is Turning 3!
Music with Miss W is turning 3! In addition to a fun birthday giveaway, there are a few exciting changes that you can take advantage of:
Soundtrack of My Life Poster or PowerPoint Project
Such a fun project to do with high school students! Would probably work well for upper middle school general music as well.
Books that Should be in Your Library for Band Directors
I’ve read some good books and some not so good books. These are my top books for band directors.
3 Easy Ways To build positive relationship with middle and high school general music students
Building positive and lasting relationship to your students is incredibly important. Helpful post! #relationship #music #teachers #build #ideas
Sing High Sing Low
Sing High Sing Low a new twist on an old favorite. I took the melody to Bounce High, Bounce Low, Bounce the Ball to Shiloh and changed it up a bit for my kindergartners. Here’s the music I used:
Teaching Melodic Contour with Debussy and Ribbon Sticks
This week in 1st grade, we learned a bit about melodic contour! #ribbon #Debussy #music #classroom
Composer Social Media Profiles
Such a fun way to engage students in composer units! I added this worksheet to my composer of the month study and students have gone crazy for them. I've also left these in my sub tub as a review.
5 Name Games for Back to School in the Music Classroom
Check out these 5 fun name games to use in your music classroom during the beginning of the year.
Turkey, Turkey, Turkey!
November is a time for post-Halloween candy, blustery days, and, of course, Thanksgiving! This week, my students are playing a fun Thanksgiving (assessment) game to get them in the spirit of the holiday. This song/game is called Turkey, Turkey, Turkey!
Put Your Old Wii to Work in Your Music Classroom
Helpful post! Have an old Wii? Use it in your class through the game Wii Music! The lessons option can help you to introduce how Wii Music works to your students.
Color by Note Summer
Color by note coloring pages featuring summer items! I sent these home with my students for the summer but they are also great for sub plans, fun homework, or featuring student work on a bulletin board! My elementary music students absolutely love these printables!
Musical Opposites: Videos and Singing Games
Starting out lessons with a quick video is a great way to get students hooked on the day’s lesson. Here are a few short videos to go along with singing games on musical opposites.
Emoji Themed End of Year Music Awards with Editable Hashtags
Reward your students for their hard work! Includes 24 premade award titles with 3 editable hashtags plus 22 blank editable award templates that you can personalize yourself. Color and black & white versions available.
5 Children’s Books About Women in Music
Incorporating literacy into music is an important part of my classroom. Celebrate Music in Our Schools Month and Women’s History Month with these 5 books!
Composer Themed Awards
I love these certificates because I can relate them to composers we have studied. I am giving these out at the end of the year this year but I might end up including them monthly in my composer unit. Such an awesome way to reward students.
5 Things to Do at the End of the Year: Music Teacher Edition
You made it through another year! Time to celebrate! Woo! Here are a few tips to get you through these last couple of weeks/days.