Arts Integration
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“Follow the Drinking Gourd”
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Resources for “Gabriella’s Song”     Music to play while writing or during art activities.

MusicTech:  Present your jazz PowerPoint and write your first TaskStream lesson for it. Put PPT on blog, write about it, and put a link to the TaskStream lesson.

For Wednesday: start a new post, name post title of your book, put a graphic of the cover of your book in the post, and the lyrics of the song you chose. If you can find a video of the song insert it in your blog.

MONDAY, September 22 – Present a lesson on Listening for your book unit. On your post put a link to video(s) that includes the music and what the students will DO while they listen. Will they move, hold up numbers or hands, etc., work on an art activity, or _____?   You may create a PowerPoint or Prezi or anything to help them focus on the music. Have fun and the students will too!

IMG_0089.PNG Link to four poems from “Beast Feast” by Douglas Florian

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7 year-old recites poem about saving animals




Die Fliedermaus by Johann Strauss II   Overture –

Danny Elfman’s 1989 “Batman”

“Batman” on TV  – meant to be more like a cartoon – funny

Austin, Texas   – “Maenam” by Jami Sieber

While listening to any of these pieces fold your own origami bat!

The Piano Guys play all three themes! “Batman Evolution”