9781577663225

Music for Elementary Classroom Teachers

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  • ISBN13:

    9781577663225

  • ISBN10:

    1577663225

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/2004
  • Publisher: Waveland Pr Inc

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Table of Contents

Preface xi
PART I Music in Elementary School Classrooms
1(28)
The Importance of Music
3(6)
The Value of Music
4(1)
Why Include Music in Schools?
5(1)
Music as a Subject
6(1)
Music as an Aid in Teaching
7(2)
The Teachers of Music
9(8)
Music Teachers
9(1)
Classroom Teachers
10(1)
Need for Cooperation
10(1)
Music Specialist Initiatives
11(1)
Classroom Teacher Initiatives
12(1)
Complementary/Complimentary Attitudes
12(1)
Attitudes of Classroom Teachers
13(1)
Classroom Teachers as Music Teachers
13(4)
Planning Music Instruction
17(12)
Lesson Planning
17(1)
Planning Music Classes
18(2)
Planning for Music in the Classroom
20(1)
Music Series Textbooks
21(8)
PART II Developing Basic Musical Competencies
29(36)
Fundamentals of Music: Rhythm
31(12)
Rhythm, Beat, and Tempo
32(1)
Note Values
32(2)
Rests
34(1)
Meters and Measures
34(1)
Sixteenth Notes, Ties, and Dotted Notes
35(2)
Compound Meters
37(2)
Borrowed Notes
39(1)
Syncopation
39(4)
Fundamentals of Music: Pitch
43(8)
The Keyboard
44(1)
Scales
45(2)
Key Signatures
47(1)
Intervals
48(1)
Harmony
48(3)
Singing and Playing Instruments
51(14)
Singing by Classroom Teachers
51(1)
Improving Singing
52(1)
Singing with Accurate Pitch
53(1)
Playing Instruments
53(12)
PART III Helping to Teach Music
65(102)
Teaching Rhythm
67(12)
Experiencing the Beat
68(1)
Perceiving the Steadiness of the Beat
68(2)
Tempo
70(1)
Long and Short Durations
70(2)
Sound and Silence
72(1)
Meter
73(2)
The Notation of Rhythm
75(4)
Singing in Elementary School Classrooms
79(18)
Children's Singing
79(2)
Introducing a New Song
81(1)
Starting a Song
81(1)
Teaching a Song
82(1)
Teaching Songs from CDs
83(1)
Rounds
84(1)
Part Singing
85(4)
Helping Out-of-Tune Singers
89(2)
Selection of Songs
91(6)
Teaching about Melodies
97(16)
Concept of High and Low
97(3)
Melody
100(1)
Pitch and Instruments
101(2)
Melodic Steps and Leaps
103(1)
Phrases
104(1)
Teaching Major and Minor
104(1)
Teaching the Notation of Pitch
105(8)
Listening to Music
113(18)
Listening to Concert Music
114(2)
Program Music
116(1)
Listening to Melodies
116(2)
Orchestral Instruments
118(6)
Orchestras and Bands
124(1)
Choral Groups
125(1)
Informal Listening
126(1)
Listening to Live Performances
127(4)
Tone Quality and Playing Instruments
131(12)
Exploring Sounds
131(1)
Teaching about Tone Qualities
132(1)
Basic Voice and Instrument Types
133(3)
Sound Effects in Stories
136(1)
Playing Classroom Instruments
137(2)
Keyboard Instruments
139(4)
Creating Music
143(12)
Value of Creative Activities
143(1)
Types of Creativity in Music
144(1)
Creating with Existing Music
145(3)
Creating Original Music
148(1)
Sound Explorations
149(1)
Improvising
150(1)
Orff-Schulwerk Techniques
151(4)
Music and Movement
155(12)
Fingerplays
155(1)
Role of Imitation
156(1)
Moving in Structured Situations
157(1)
Action Songs
157(3)
Moving to Musical Elements
160(1)
Singing Games
160(1)
Folk and Social Dancing
161(1)
Dramatizations
162(5)
PART IV Enriching Elementary School Classrooms with Music
167(36)
Enriching the Curriculum with Music
169(16)
Sources for Bringing Music into the Classroom
169(1)
Language Arts and Reading
170(5)
Music and Social Studies
175(2)
Music and Mathematics
177(2)
Music and Science
179(1)
Music and the Arts
180(2)
Music and Physical Exercise
182(3)
Music and the Classroom Atmosphere
185(8)
Music and Classroom Routines
185(2)
Contributing to the Learning Process
187(1)
Building Confidence and Self-Esteem
188(5)
Music and Special Learners
193(10)
The Mentally Challenged
194(1)
The Physically Challenged
195(1)
The Visually Impaired
195(1)
The Hearing Impaired
196(1)
The Speech Impaired
197(1)
The Learning Disabled
198(1)
The Emotionally Disturbed
199(4)
Appendix A: Music Books 203(2)
Appendix B: Recorder Fingering Chart 205(2)
Glossary 207(8)
Song Index 215(2)
Index 217

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