This adaptation of the Music for Little Mozarts piano curriculum is designed to provide classroom music instruction for 4-, 5- and 6-year-olds in the preschool or kindergarten setting. It is a comprehensive approach to musical learning that develops singing, movement, and listening skills simultaneously with an introduction to musical styles and concepts. Ten detailed lesson plans are included along with reproducible activity pages for the children. The curriculum materials combine to create an exciting and imaginative atmosphere in the classroom. No keyboard instruction is included, but the classroom edition can serve as a recruitment class for the piano course. Perfect for teachers with limited preparation time, the CD includes all of the songs, stories and activities. For music teachers who want to offer this program, piano accompaniments are included as an optional enhancement to the lesson. Assessment materials and correlations to the National Standards for Music Education are als
Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. • Offers easy subject access to children's picture books • Features a user-friendly organization • Provides in-depth indexing and full bibliographic detail
This comprehensive listing and discussion of poetic works supports the standards of all areas of the curriculum, helping librarians and teachers working with kindergarten through middle school students. * Updates from the first edition include new and different poetry and newer authors than the first edition * Provides numerous lists of anthologies, poems, and poetic prose and meets national standards and areas within those standards * Offers lists of bilingual works in Spanish and English and lists of poems representing various cultural groups both in the United States and around the world * Includes teaching ideas, writing activities, and links for crossing the curriculum
Children will delight in this collection of classic nursery rhymes, whimsically illustrated with adorable animal characters. Sing along with action rhymes like Pat-a-Cake and I'm a Little Teapot, then get ready for bed with the soothing lullaby Rock-a-Bye-Baby.
A little mouse runs up a clock, only to run down again and surprise the the inhabitant of the house, in a book that takes the text from the traditional nursery rhyme and adds illustrations that augment the story.
Week-long units for each letter of the alphabet reinforce developing literacy skills. Read-aloud activities, songs, centers, and snacks provide connections to language arts, math, science, and social studies concepts. Teach these stand-alone units in order, or flow from one theme to the next!