Choir Music I love – 1

Choir Music I love – 1

Winter Canon by Andy Beck is simply beautiful.  Not only is it beautiful, but it has my 5th graders talking.  Yesterday during dismissal, a couple of 5th grade choir members who also serve as Safety Patrol were telling me, “Mrs. McSpadden!  Everyone, and I mean...
Recorders are coming!

Recorders are coming!

So my students are starting recorders very soon! While almost everyone purchases a recorder, I always have a few students who for a variety of reasons need to borrow a recorder.  so I always keep recorders on hand to borrow.  In years past, I’ve marked borrowed...
NEW! Rhythm cards for 6/8

NEW! Rhythm cards for 6/8

  This week my 5th graders were learning about 6/8 meter.  When I teach meter, I love to have students build measures of rhythms in the meter they are studying.  For our lesson this week, we used the single flagged eighth notes, but even though the lesson went well,...
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