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Classroom music resources to make your life easier ular de mand! Back by pop Creating New Stuﬀ (ages 9-14) Kick start your students’ imaginations with one of our Noteable originals. It has been improved and re-released due to the amount of requests we have for it!! Creating New Stuﬀ is full of imaginative ways your students can start to compose. It includes group composition activities, creative starter ideas, working with themes, as well as some more advanced composition work like using chord progressions and forms. As with all Noteable published resources, this book is 100% reproducible so you can simply photocopy for your students. Take the ideas and make them your own, use them in your units or create an entire composition unit. Students do not always need to have theory skills equal to their performance skills to express their ideas and knowledge through music. This book is written and designed by music teachers for music teachers with the ideas all tested and approved by music students. o Subscribe now to ‘Good Stuﬀ - 2011’ Now in its 4th Year! ‘Good Stuﬀ’ supplies hundreds of music teachers with easily accessible, ‘grab and go’ lessons to use in their classrooms. Subscribe e a and you will receive 2 issues per term emailed straight to your inbox! Recent i issues have included: You Tube in your Classroom, Copyright, Peter and the W Wolf, Putting on a School Production and Programme Music. These classroom i ideas are aimed at students from age 8 to 15. Use them as you l like, they are 100% reproducible and ﬁt perfectly with units y you already teach, or are great ideas for one oﬀ lessons to k keep your students enthusiasm up. Never be stuck for great t teaching ideas again! A ilable All ‘Good Stuﬀ’ issues from 2008, 2009, and 2010 are now available l loaded on these awesome wrist-band USBs! The ‘oh-so-green’ Noteable w wristband is the coolest accessory for any music teacher and once you have d downloaded the 9 issues from your wristband, you can use it as you like. Middle Years and Junior Secondary The Great Composers - The Concepts of Music: Books 1 and 2 (with CDs) Multimedia (ages 12 - 15) Both books 1 and 2 of this beautiful series study This package consists of a CD of graded worksheets diﬀerent composers from a variety of musical and a DVD featuring performances that will capture periods. Each unit features your students’ interest! Your students will examine facts, stories, teaching ideas, how the concepts of music are appliedd information about each within diﬀerent genres through this musical period, the DVD that features a young, very cool composers life, and other drummer. All the preparation has related ‘must knows’. The CD D been done for you, with each track contains excerpts from the on the DVD tied to a worksheet. The greatest works of each of resource features drum solos, beat these composers. A lovely boxing, tap dancing, original music resource for all ages. and innovative collaborations. The Young Person's Guide to the Around the Music Room in 180 Days Orchestra L Looking for new activities? Need more re An activity book, CD a assessment ideas? How about new and A4 poster set tips for classroom management and t all based around m motivation? This is it! This one-of-a- the instruments of k kind compilation of ideas, tips and the orchestra. This a activities comes from the classrooms excellent and easy of music teachers who know what o to use resource it takes to get the job done. From i covers all the bases Day 1 to Day 180, add spark to your D and will be a great addition to any ‘Instrument of ition ny ‘Instruments classroom with teacher tips including anything from c g the Orchestra’ unit. The A4 posters have beautiful avoiding classroom distractions, charades, and 10 photos and a wealth of information on the back that ways to avoid burnout and much more! For all ages makes them perfect for research projects. (of music teacher!) Discover Music History and Culture Music from the Inside Out 24 A4 posters and fun facts. This is the ultimate Book, CD, Teacher’s DVD & full-length release cross-curricular resource. Don't just teach your DVD. Acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, students what happened in music history, but this is an exploration of the magic and mystery of expand their minds to explore what happened in music through the stories, passion, art, history and architecture. a and artistry of the 105 musicians of These great A4 sized posters The Philadelphia Orchestra. Bring T feature beautiful pictures, and t the excitement of the ﬁlm into the have lots of facts on the back to c classroom through a newly developed d give students a well rounded resource that engages students in r view of history. Teaching today reading, writing, listening, talking r is all about making connections and composing. The accompanying a for students between subjects C CD includes a wonderful selection of and experiences. musical examples. m Discover the Great Composers Composing in the Classroom Set of 24 A4 posters. Explore the history of the great Opus 2 (ages 12-14) composers from a kid’s-eye view! These attractive In this helpful classroom resource, students will ﬁnd full-colour, laminated posters present 24 composers a variety of approaches to composition (what to from the Baroque era to the 20th Century. Each do and how to do it) and teachers poster comes complete with a photo or illustration will ﬁnd a selection of topics, each and a short biography on the largely self-contained and self- l back, including representative explanatory. Opus 2 is suitable for e works and interesting “fun classes of 12-14 year olds, and will c facts” to capture your students’ provide a useful background to p imaginations. You’ll ﬁnd dozens music as well as some wonderful m of uses for this handy resource, approaches for students to a including bulletin boards, class create their own music. c discussions, and activities. Music Bingos In Tune With Music 4th Ed Bingo is part of the music teachers Help your students discover the magic essential arsenal. These fantastic games and movement of music with the are fabulous for reinforcing learning new edition of this leading title for or ﬁnishing oﬀ a lesson with some junior secondary. It has been fully and fun. These educational games are the fabulously updated! New features ultimate in painless learning! include: • Music Styles Bingo (with CD) • New unit: ‘Pioneers of Rock’ • Music Symbols Bingo • Increased focus on Australian • Rhythm Bingo 1 & 2 Th B k Blitz Theory Books content, including Indigenous • Melody Bingo (with CD) This unique range of junior theory music, Australian rock and • Instrument Bingo (with CD) books are presented in a fun and Australian ﬁlm music. • World Music Bingo (with CD) entertaining way. Blitz books include • Broader range of listening, • Lines and Space Bingo puzzles and a variety of approaches performance, creative and aural to match all students learning styles. activities, with aims and outcomes Each level has a student work book, a stated at the beginning of each unit teacher guide and an answer book. • Contemporary works for Now available: classroom discussion and analysis • Blitz for Beginners Student book, Teacher book, 4 CD Set • How to Blitz Grade 1, 2 & 3 Theory and comprehensive Score book • How to Blitz General Knowledge • Blitz Book of Theory Games • Blitz Book of Musicianship Games h S ith Deborah Smith Musicianship and Aural Training Level One (ages 12-15) Melodic & Rhythmic This book provides a broad and sequential Transcriptions (senior) music curriculum. Theory lessons from This book and CD contain 75 multi-part beat and pitch through to major and minor dictation exercises in sequential order. All scales, revision lessons, instruments of the hard work has been done for you! This the orchestra, aural skills, music listening, resource assists in the teaching of multi-part assignments and puzzles. If you have never and rhythmic dictations to senior music used Deborah’s books before - thorough students. Contains all student dictations doesn’t begin to cover it! Student book and with missing parts and the answers as well Teachers book. Essential for every school. as dictation sheets to photocopy. Level Two (ages 14-16) Practice Examinations (senior) Musicianship and Aural Training for This teacher’s book with CD gives students students in elective music. Level two of practice in examinations covering both these excellent resources provides students theory and aural concepts. It contains aural with a concise overview of music theory and and written practice examinations suitable comprehension. It is the perfect resource to in range from the end of term one through prepare students for senior secondary music to pre-exam preparation. The accompanying study. Student book, teacher book and CD contains all the dictation tracks and the sequential dictation CD. book includes photocopy permission for the student pages and answers. Level Three (senior) New! This resource provides a much needed tool for students undertaking senior level music and their teachers. It contains theoretical, analytical and academic explanations of the many concepts of music at a senior level and shows how these work. It features hundreds of aural transcriptions and theory exercises given in sequential order of level of diﬃculty. While designed around the VCE Music Performance subject, it applies equally to all states and countries. Student book, teacher book and CDs for dictation. Secondary Resources Music: An Appreciation (6th Brief Ed.) Fortissimo! (ages 13-17) This famed resource introduces students to Fortissimo! is a comprehensive and motivating perceptive listening and provides an engaging secondary music course, encouraging students insight into musical elements, forms and stylistic to develop both practical and theoretical skills in periods. This book is a thorough guide into performing, composing, listening and appraising music history, not just for senior students but music. There are no other resources on the market for teachers when preparing resources and fact that explore music from the angless checking. Comprehensive and beautifully presented that this series does. this resource examines styles, composers, major It uses music from a works, analysis, listening and va variety of cultures so much more! The companion an and styles to explore CD set features a wide range th the elements and of examples that correspond co composition processes to the teacher resource. of music. Each chapter Containing over 60 tracks, ha has performance, it provides teachers with a co composition, listening greater level of ﬂexibility an and examples from when planning lessons and dent a variety of cultures. Student choosing music. b book, Teacher book, 4 CD set. Book and 5 CD Set. Music Explained Music Dictionary The Concepts of Music Music explained is a unique theory Roy Bennett - with CD (age 14- 17) resource for secondary schools This is simply the best This great new resource is that includes a CD-ROM featuring music dictionary ever fast becoming a favourite! It a wide range of ready-to-use, 100% created! After this you concentrates on standard musical reproducible worksheets. This book will never use another concepts such as pitch, texture, is great for students who need reference resource in your duration and structure in order to to catch up on theory concepts class! It has little diagrams, provide students with the musical quickly or who have gaps in their pictures, and simple, clear literacy they need to study any knowledge. It includes 50 graded and easy to understand style of music while guiding them student worksheets and answer explanations for all your through musical analysis and exam sheets. This resource is perfect for students questions. It preparation. This book is supported elective students who need to gain is simply sensible and by a CD that comprehensive fabulous! You can even use f features listening g theory it when i examples from e knowledge the t a variety of quickly. It network n genres. Suitable g moves fast and crashes!! c for advanced f is a very handy elective students e s resource for and seniors. a secondary teachers. Jazz and Rock Resource c The Opera and Music Theatre A comprehensive teacher package that provides Resource in-depth coverage of jazz and rock from historical This resource oﬀers extensive coverage of opera and musical perspectives. Winner of the ‘Teacher and music theatre from both an historic and Resource of Category’ in the 2007 Australian musical angle. Utilising a wide variety of listening Awards for Excellence in examples, simple concepts are developed, Educational Publishing addressing the needs of all this book provides students. Adaptable and ﬂexible adaptable and ﬂexible this resource is suitable for approaches suitable for r students years 7 - 12. The CD-ROMM years 7 - 12. Printable contains printable worksheets, worksheets, chord and score samples. It even charts, Australian features Australian content! examples and a bonus CD, this resource is simply awesome. Noteable Resources You Can’t Say That! Creating New Stuﬀ 2 (ages 9-14) (ages 13-16) Book 2 of this popular series that makes composition easy, creative and fun for you and The musical game of verbal your students! It puts the creativity back into charades. Players guess the f composition. Featuring reﬂection activities, self instrument, style or Italian term and peer evaluation forms and composition being described without the aid diaries. Both students & teachers will feel of some fairly important key conﬁdent and love composition! words. The ultimate in learning reinforcement. This is a great and simple game to play with Great Relief Middle Years (ages 8-12) your classes. Each card has an instrument, style or Italian term This is our earliest cover/extras book and is a on it as well as a list of words that favourite with busy music teachers who care cannot be used to describe that about the quality of their students music word. Simply divide your class education, even when they are away from into two teams and watch them school. Lessons do not require a specialist demonstrate their knowledge. music teacher and all pages are designed to be photocopied. Topics include: What Makes a Each pack includes a set of Band Rock?, Electric Guitars, The Piano, Tempo standard cards and a set of and Dynamics, Rock and Roll, The Waltz and advanced cards so you can play many more. across several year levels. Great Relief Junior High (ages 11-14) ) Our Junior high school extra/covers/relief book. . If you can’t be with your class, ensure students re are learning and still loving music. All lessons are ready to use and self taught which ﬁt easily into your teaching units. The teacher’s pages have all the answers and lessons do not require e a specialist music teacher. Designed to photocopy within your school. Great Relief - Senior High 2nd Ed (ages 14-17) New and greatly improved, this cover/extra/relief book will ensure your senior students are learning when you are not with them. It is full of things that your students should know, not just what they need to know. This book does not need a specialist music teacher to teach the lessons and comes with full photocopy rights. Lessons include: Conducting, Jazz Styles, Fun with Chords!, Careers, Music Theatre, Song Writing, Orchestral Music, Sonata Form and Practice Makes Perfect! Music Rocks! – Book and CD (ages 7-12) Your students can learn about and hear great music as early as possible! This book has classroom music listening lessons, with a variety of great activities and comes complete with CD featuring the original artists. The activities are ready to go with all the answers and teacher information at your ﬁngertips. It covers a huge range of styles from Ludwig to Elton - via ABBA! Puzzles and Stuﬀ (ages 11-17) Bring a smile to your students faces while they learn by adding these puzzles to your units or lessons to reinforce learning. Easily used for self directed learning and problem solving activities, these puzzles can really challenge your students. This book has a variety of puzzle styles, from very easy to diabolical! Just when your seniors thought you were being nice! Primary Resources 101 Music Activities (ages 6-12) Music Master Minds (ages 7-12) Filled with fun activities to supplement your primary music The ultimate book of cross-curricular music puzzles and classes, this book contains 101 self-directed, sequential games. From the woman who bought us all those superb worksheets divided into chapters. bingo games, comes ‘Music Master Minds’. ’. Including: Reading Rhythm, Reading A puzzle book full of fun music puzzles Melody, Key Signatures, Staﬀ and Letter that are all carefully thought through Names, Listening and Literacy. Each with learning, not just entertaining in activity can be used to introduce and mind. Linking into other subjects assists reinforce music concepts and as an students to make connections and assessment tool. Student pages are all helps all our students learn and retain reproducible. knowledge better. Fanfare (age 6-10) The fanfare series is an exciting and lively primary music course based around an extremely strong selection of musical extracts, including Classical, Popular, Folk, Jazz and music from other cultures. The CDs alone should be held up as a guide for music listening full of examples that every student should hear and learn about. The Fanfare Teacher Resource Book is suitable for both non-specialist and specialist teachers and covers information for both books 1 and 2. In this series: Book 1 & 2, CD 1 & 2, Teacher’s Book (Covers both books) My First Classical Music Book (with CD) Instruments of the Orchestra (with CD) This lovely book from Naxos introduces primary students to This is one of the most beautifully laid out and functional composers, instruments, performance ce books of its kind on the market. It is venues and some traditional classical narrated by a ‘cartoonised’ Evelyn pieces. Each page is illustrated with Glennie who takes us on a journey friendly animals and animated around photos, diagrams and instruments to hook students into explanations of all the instruments this musical journey. It comes with in the orchestra. This is a superb a CD packed with a variety of great resource from Naxos with an musical excerpts from some of the accompanying interactive CD-rom full worlds greatest music. of musical selections and examples of instruments played in various styles. New! Music Fun 101 (ages 7-11) Music Substitute 100% Reproducible! This incredible Sourcebook (ages 8-13) publication includes all your favourite This is a ready-to-use resource for games and puzzles, from Alphagrams, music teachers and music substitutes. Matching Puzzles, and Crosswords These quality, standards-based lesson to Name That Tune, Musical Sudokus, plans and student activities have been Word Searches, Mazes, and more! developed to allow anyone to easily Clever, educational, reproducible, and step into the role of “Music Teacher” fantastic fun for everyone. Use as a supplement to a topic or The lesson plans are 100% reproducible and have been unit, an extra credit exercise, or a homework assignment. thoroughly tested and enthusiastically endorsed. It has an Perfect activity for substitute teachers. easy-to-follow format and creative, fun-to-teach activities. Composing in the Classroom The Song writing Kit Opus 1 (ages 9-11) (ages 5-9) In this helpful classroom resource, This little kit gives you everything you students will ﬁnd a variety of approaches need to do a memorable unit on song to composition (what to do and how to writing with your lower primary classes. do it) and teachers will ﬁnd a selection It provides detailed lesson plans for each of topics, each largely self-contained and session in the unit, and reproducible self-explanatory. Opus 1 is suitable for photocopy masters for the sheets you classes of 9-11 year olds, and non- will use with your class. This is possibly specialist music teachers will ﬁnd material easy to follow and the only resource of its kind that engages students in fun to explore. creative composition right from the start!
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