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 ART & MUSIC     The following publications are available on this page                                 

Primary Music for Fall
Primary Music for Winter
Primary Music for Spring
Junior Music for Fall
Junior Music for Winter
Junior Music for Spring

Music Masters 1
Music Masters 2
 
Music Masters 3

HELP ! !  I have to teach music  (Primary)
HELP ! !  I have to teach music !  (Junior)
Music Magic - Book 1
Music Magic - Book 2
Time Out! Music Theory Can Be Fun!
A Jazz Journey
Creativity in Bloom
Pound It! Squeeze It! Paint It!
Up Beat!

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Primary Music for Fall  by Anita Yeoman and Susan Cowan

Primary Music for Fall is designed for classroom teachers or specialists in the arts.
The unit is organised into themes centred around musical selections, and includes music, movement, art, drama and language activities.
Musical compositions studied are: 
Night on Bald Mountain,  The Sorcerer's Apprentice,  In the Hall of the Mountain King,  The Carnival of the Animals,  Peter and the Wolf, The Nutcracker.
Resource Lists and teacher background information is included.  (90 pages)

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Primary Music for Winter  by Anita Yeoman and Susan Cowan

Primary Music for Winter is designed for classroom teachers or specialists in the arts.
The unit is organised into themes centred around musical selections, and includes music, movement, art, drama and language activities.
Musical compositions studied are: 
Sleigh Ride,  The Skater's Waltz,  The Waltzing Cat,  The Gumbie Cat,  The March of the Leprechauns,  This Land is Your Land,  The Royal March of the Lions,  Colonel Bogey.
Resource Lists and teacher background information is included.  (76 pages)

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Primary Music for Spring  by Anita Yeoman and Susan Cowan

Primary Music for Spring is designed for classroom teachers or specialists in the arts.
The unit is organised into themes centred around musical selections, and includes music, movement, art, drama and language activities.
Musical compositions studied are: 
The Storm (Pastoral Symphony), Thunder and Lightening Polka,  The Ride of the Valkyrie,  Country Gardens,  The Flight of the Bumble Bee,  The Aquarium (The Carnival of the Animals).
Resource Lists and teacher background information is included.  (78 pages)

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Junior Music for Fall  by Anita Yeoman and Susan Cowan

Junior Music for Fall is designed for classroom teachers or specialists in the arts.
The unit is organised into themes centred around musical selections, and includes music, movement, art, drama and language activities.
Musical compositions studied are: 
The Phantom of the Opera, 1812 Overture, Night on Bald Mountain,  Dance Macabre, The Planets, Amahl and the Night Visitors, The Nutcracker.
Resource Lists and teacher background information is included.  (76 pages)

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Junior Music for Winter    by Anita Yeoman and Susan Cowan

Junior Music for Winter is designed for classroom teachers or specialists in the arts.
The unit is organised into themes centred around musical selections, and includes music, movement, art, drama and language activities.
Musical compositions studied are:  Pictures At An Exhibition,  Marche Militaire,  March of the Siamese Children and a selection of marches by Souza. The material for February is arranged in a series of activity cards for the theme of A Cowboy's Life and uses a selection of cowboy songs.
Resource Lists and teacher background information is included.  (82 pages)

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Junior Music for Spring    by Anita Yeoman and Susan Cowan

Junior Music for Spring is designed for classroom teachers or specialists in the arts.
The unit is organised into themes centred around musical selections, and includes music, movement, art, drama and language activities.
Musical compositions studied are: The Moldeau, A Saint Malo, The Blue Danube Waltz, Carmen Suite, Ritual Fire Dance, Overture to A Midsummer Nights Dream, and the main theme from Lawrence of Arabia.
The music for May is arranged in a series of activity cards.
Resource Lists and teacher background information is included.  (103 pages)

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Music Masters 1    by Anita Yeoman and Susan Cowan 

This unit, for Grades 6-9, is designed to be used by teachers with a  limited musical  knowledge.
It gives a comprehensive overview of musical development from 1200 AD to 1850 AD: the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and Classical periods. It includes timelines to show world events, and the development of art, architecture, literature, drama and music. Also included are activities and listening guides for selected composers from each musical period.
(118 pages).
 

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Music Masters 2   by Anita Yeoman and Susan Cowan

This unit for Grades 6-9 continues the study of music history begun in Music Masters I.
Music Masters 2 focuses on composers of the Romantic Period, from 1825 to 1900.  Among the composers studied are Frederic Chopin, Franz Liszt, Richard Wagner and Peter Illyich Tchaikovsky.  Activities for music, research skills, creative writing, art and drama, with an answer key, are given for each composer.
Also included are timelines to show world events and the development of  art, architecture, literature, drama and music. (118 pages)
   

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Music Masters 3   by Anita Yeoman and Susan Cowan 

This unit is designed for Grades 6 - 9 and gives an extensive overview of musical development in the Twentieth Century.   Eight composers have been chosen to show the wide variety of composition that took place during this time.
Biographies and activities for comprehension, music, creative writing, map studies, research, art and drama are provided.  Also included are a time line showing world events, and important dates in music, art, architecture, literature and drama, suggestions for using the unit, evaluation sheets and answer keys.  (118 pages)
  

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HELP ! !  I have to teach music  (Primary)  
by Anita Yeoman and Susan Cowan 
   
This unit was developed for primary teachers (Grades 1-3) who have a limited background in music.
The unit contains basic theory (note values, note names, symbols etc) and information on lesson planning.  Listening guides and activities are given for specific compositions. (100 pages)  

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HELP ! !  I have to teach music !  (Junior)  
by Anita Yeoman and Susan Cowan
This unit is similar to the  primary unit and is suitable for junior teachers (Grades 4-6).  (135 pages)
  

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Music Magic - Book 1  by Anita Yeoman and Susan Cowan

The authors wrote Music Magic for Grades 1-3 in an effort to meet the needs of of the curriculum while continuing to make music lessons interesting and fun.  Music Magic will provide teachers with activities and games to help students in the primary grades learn and master specific skills in music.
The activities are divided into two groups: those that are led by the teacher and independent activities to be done by the students individually, with a partner or in small groups.
The unit contains teaching suggestions, charts and pictures that can be photocopied and used with the activities.
To assist the teacher with evaluating skills and writing comments for report cards suggestions for evaluation and rubrics for each of the skills have been included. (84 pages). 

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Music Magic - Book 2  by Anita Yeoman and Susan Cowan

This book for grades 4 - 6 uses the same format as Music Magic Book 1 and was created for the Junior grades.  It contains teacher led and independent activities, in addition to rubrics for evaluation.  (107 pages).

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Time Out! Music Theory Can Be Fun!    by Roland Kern 

This book was written to enable the students to practice and master essential elements of music and have fun at the same time.  The book contains a series of card and game boards to reinforce concepts such as recognizing musical symbols, equal note and rest values, dotted notes, musical instruments and key signatures.  Directions for games are included and answer sheets where applicable.  The tracking sheets for the teacher are also provided. (78 pages) 
Grades 4-8

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A Jazz Journey   by Jack Newman

This unit for Grades 6 - 9, was written to introduce students to the history and development of jazz, and its influence on today's music. 
Each chapter tells a specific part of the evolution of jazz and includes comprehension, research and musical activities for whole class, group and independent work, aimed to further the knowledge and raise the interest of students in this unique musical form. 
A list of recordings by various jazz musicians to illustrate each style is provided.  Also included are suggestions for teaching the unit and evaluation sheets. (62 pages)
  

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Creativity in Bloom  by  Paula Guhin

This unit provides a collection of art activities for students at all levels.  Using a variety of materials found in most classrooms the students will develop many artistic skills as they create beautiful flowers.  The unit consists of teaching suggestions, lists of materials, detailed instructions, and evaluation rubrics for each activity. (61 pages)   Grades 1-6

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Pound It! Squeeze It! Paint It!
 by Gloria Kirkland Holmes

A collection of suggestions and ideas for many art activities together with lists of materials and recipes for such things as finger-paint and play dough.  There are special  art activities you can eat and some ideas for seasonal activities.  Also included are poems and songs to accompany the various activities.  (69 pages) 
Kindergarten to Grade 3  

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Up Beat!  by John Hicks

An introduction to basic drumming skills for School Bands, Drum Corps or individual players.
Includes exercises for four-way co-ordination and solo playing and prepares the student for more advanced rhythms. Written by one of the UK's leading percussion teachers.  (25 pages)

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