by Mari Schay.
Helping students compose quality melodies and arrangements is a worthy challenge.
In this resource, students follow step-by-step instructions to add melody to the natural rhythmic structure of a repetitive poem. They also devise simple ostinatos and accompaniments. Uses both voices and instruments. As they work they will learn to count intervals, create chords, and explore expressive techniques.
Reproducible and organized by concept and by difficulty for Gr. 2-6. 18 poems. 68 pp.