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Sequential Lessons to Develop Rhythmic Reading (Teacher's Handbook)

By Melody Easter-Clutter and Anna Wentlent

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Sequential Lessons to Develop Rhythmic Reading (Teacher's Handbook). Composed by Melody Easter-Clutter and Anna Wentlent. This edition: Teacher's Handbook. Book; Classroom/Pre-School; General Music and Classroom Publications; Reproducible. 92 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.40029).

Item Number: AP.40029

ISBN 0739096532.

This innovative curriculum introduces the elements of rhythmic notation through movement-based class activities. Designed to be seamlessly integrated into your music class or ensemble rehearsal, each 10-minute kinesthetic exercise is presented in lesson plan format with National Standards, teacher instructions, and notated rhythmic concepts. Features 80 lessons divided into eight progressive units, each concluding with a reproducible student assessment. The activities are so much fun that your students will hardly notice how much they're learning! Recommended for grades 4--9.

  • Unit 1: Whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, eighth notes, downbeat 
  • Unit 2: Tempo, half rests, quarter rests 
  • Unit 3: Dotted whole notes, dotted half notes, bar lines, time signatures 
  • Unit 4: Dotted quarter notes, whole rests, repeat signs 
  • Unit 5: Sixteenth notes, dictation 
  • Unit 6: Sixteenth-note figures, dotted eighth notes 
  • Unit 7: Ties, meter, 2/2, 2/4, 3/4 
  • Unit 8: 6/8, cumulative review 
  • Reproducible Assessments 
  • About the Authors 
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