Bell Ringers Week 1
Label the lines on the staff with numbers. Number 1 is on the bottom.
Label the spaces on the staff with numbers. Number 1 is on the bottom.
Copy the following symbols 5 times each on the staff provided. We will discuss them as a class.
Use Complete Sentences to answer the following:
a. What type of instruments and/or voices do you hear?
d. Which instruments are playing in the high range?
c. Which instruments are playing in the low range?
Taken From MusicEducationMatters.org
Music is Cultural - Music is a unique means of transmitting our cultural heritage to succeeding generations.
Music is Creative Creativity is an essential element of music-making, composition, improvisation and performance. In this technological age, music provides us with opportunities to use our imagination and think outside the box.
Music is Key to Brain Development Music education profoundly affects brain development engaging the entire brain. Music has its own powerful language and symbol system which requires us to analyze, compare, contrast, sequence, remember, and problem-solve.
Music is Life Skills Music promotes character development and leadership. Musical experiences can boost self-esteem, reinforce positive behaviors, promote teamwork and improve self-discipline.
Music is Integral Music Education integrates math, language, geography, history, science, social studies, art and physical education. Music is everywhere!
Music is Fun Music is the heart of the school, promoting school spirit. raising voices in song, and helping students to reach their potential through creativity and self-expression. Music enhances the quality of life integrating mind, body and spirit.
1. Which description of music do you like the most? Why?
2. Which life skills does the author state music experiences can help us learn?