You Want Me to Teach What?
Transitioning to the Elementary Music Classroom
By Mari Schay and Michael Tolon
Item: 00-42787
UPC: 038081469928
ISBN 10: 1470615606
ISBN 13: 9781470615604
PRICE: $19.99
Category: General Music and Classroom Publications
Format: Book
Level: Grades Pre-K--6
You're a secondary instrumental or choral specialist, newly assigned to the general music classroom. What now? First, take a breath, calm down, and then read this book. Two experienced teachers who conquered this challenge offer practical advice with great care and wit. Chapters of the book address attitude, school environment, classroom management, curriculum and assessment, and student performance. In addition, concrete lesson plans are provided for each grade level. This book covers Pre-K through sixth grade.
Getting Started
Chapter 1: Attitudes: Yours, Theirs, and Ours
Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Kids
Chapter 3: Getting to Know the School
Chapter 4: Getting to Know the Room and What Is in It
Chapter 5: Classroom Management
Chapter 6: Learning Styles: Yours and Theirs
Chapter 7: Philosophies of Elementary Music Education
Chapter 8: Designing Your Curriculum
Chapter 9: Singing
Chapter 10: Playing Instruments
Chapter 11: Listening and Responding
Chapter 12: Reading and Notating
Chapter 13: Assessment
Chapter 14: Performances
Lesson Plans
Peas Porridge Hot
Hot Cross Buns
The Ants Go Marching
Merrily We Roll Along
I've Been Working on the Railroad
And the Green Grass Grows All Around
Yankee Doodle
A Lame, Tame Crane
A Ram Sam Sam
Follow the Drinking Gourd
Frère Jacques
Appendix A: Routines
Appendix B: What to Buy