Inspired By Listening: Teaching Your Curriculum While Actively Listening to Music
Publish Date: 2006-10-01
Binding: Perfect Paperback
Author: Elizabeth M. Peterson
For Classroom Teachers! Get your students to actively listen to music it will be like taking them on mini field trips. Once they have had those listening experiences, you will have new and exciting opportunities to integrate with your current curriculum. You don t have to be a musician-teacher to use Inspired by Listening. All you need is an enjoyment for listening to music. This book will guide you step by step on how to introduce the listening experiences to your class and use them in order to inspire your students and enrich the curriculum you already teach. For Music Teachers! As a music teacher, you will be able to use Inspired by Listening as a comprehensive unit of study where students learn the value of listening to music. This book will show you how to introduce the art of listening to your students as you learn strategies to encourage your students to listen actively. The activities and lessons will give them opportunities to respond to, interpret and speak intelligently about music. Everything from introductory lessons about listening to a meaningful assessment is included in this book for you. This Complete Resource includes information, activities to advance students listening skills, ready-to-use lesson plans for both musical and core curriculum based lessons, vocabulary usage, project ideas, reproducible worksheets, rubrics and a list of practical resources you can use to implement active listening strategies into your curriculum. Suggestions for teacher collaboration are provided to encourage integration of subject areas.