This guide was designed specifically for substitute teachers who may find themselves in an uncomfortable situation if they get called to teach an elementary school music class for which they have no training. Within its easy-to-read pages, the author shows how to conduct entertaining and informative lessons the students will long remember. Suitable for those who want to teach elementary school children something about the joy of music, yet lack music training or background themselves, this book can be a life-saver for substitute teachers, parents, and home-schoolers alike.
Contains five separate lesson plans with titles: 1. What is Music?; 2. Making Your Instruments Talk to You; 3. Art with Music; 4. Songs for all Occasion; and 5: Music Loves Energy. Different activities accompany each one. Simple note identification and count value exercises are included. Lessons include musical theory, reading, writing, science, health, research, drama, singing and art.