Music lessons for Grade 1
We recommend that both books/e-books (Step-by-Step and Supplement) be used to obtain a solid elementary music foundation.
Step-by-Step Classroom Music Grade 1 ISBN 978-1-897491-00-3 (1 Book, 2 CDs) $139.95
Teacher manual highlights: lessons on sounds, beat, rhythm, pitch, tempo, dynamics, singing and moving, rhythms in language, singing, chanting, a class song performance.
Click on the book cover to open a PDF sample lesson. Each sample lesson has the Table of Contents and Song List for that grade
Step-by-Step Classroom Music Grade 1 Supplement ISBN 978-1-897491-54-6 (1 Book, 1 CD) $169.95
Teacher manual highlights: introduces Orff, Kodály and Solfège into the lessons, creating rhythms in 2/4 and 4/4 time using note and rest values(quarter and eighth) and using Solfège and hand signs, families of instruments, pitch mapping, creating melodic ostinati
We now offer the Step-by-Step Classroom Music program in PDF with embedded audio. This can be used on computer or tablet, even a smart phone if the screen is large enough. How does this help the Music Teacher deliver the curriculum to an elementary class? A teacher can use the elect ionic version of the music teacher manual on a mobile device for reference during the class and use the SMART Student Edition on an interactive whiteboard for the student. The student editions contain interactive capabilities of the SMART boards e.g. playing audio, filling in answers, cloning, moving elements, erase to reveal and linking to our online Interactive Composition Tool. This application allows real-time rhythm, hand sign and pitch exploration!