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We are so excited to bring you the very first ‘What’s New in Crescendo’ which will grow into a regularly recurring digest of recent updates inside of the membership. Enjoy!

Not a member yet? Now is the perfect time to join and get access to hundreds of downloads for your music classroom!


Pitch Activities

Lilting Legs

These fun pitch activity pages ask your students to trace along the path of a little octopus in the ocean. This is a great tool to help your students discover their vocal range.

Available inside the following membership tiers:

  • Fortissimo
  • Sforzato

Chippy Chirps

These fun pitch activity pages ask your students to trace along the path of a little bird’s flight with your voice. This is a great tool to help your students discover their vocal range.

Available inside the following membership tiers:

  • Forte
  • Sforzato


Symbols & Notation

Gifted Guitars

Use these fun and funky worksheets to help your students learn their major key signatures.

Available inside the following membership tiers:

  • Forte (contains G and D major key signatures in treble clef)
  • Fortissimo (contains G, D, F, and Bb major key signatures in treble clef)
  • Sforzato (contains G, D, F, Bb, Eb, and A major key signatures in treble clef)


Seasonal and Special Events

Fa La Lyrics

Use these accessible lyrics to teach your students some fun and festive songs for the holidays!

Available inside the following membership tiers:

  • Forte (Contains: The Little Drummer Boy and Do You Hear What I Hear?)
  • Fortissimo (Contains: The Little Drummer Boy, Do You Hear What I Hear?, Hark the Herald Angels Sing and Sussex Carol)
  • Sforzato (Contains: The Little Drummer Boy, Do You Hear What I Hear?, Hark the Herald Angels Sing, Sussex Carol, Away in a Manger, and Silent Night. 
    • Bonus: This download is editable in Canva so you can make it your own! Simply click on the link on pg. 3.

Fa La Lyrics, vol. 2

Add some holiday magic to your classroom with some of my very favorite Christmas songs.

Available inside the following membership tiers:

  • Forte / Fortissimo (Contains: Aussie Jingle Bells, Feliz Navidad, and Christmas Boogie)
  • Sforzato (Contains: Aussie Jingle Bells, Feliz Navidad, and Christmas Boogie)
    • This download is editable in Canva so you can make it your own! Simply click on the link on pg. 3.

Choir Resources

Sound of Music Solfa Cards

These fun resource cards use the ‘Do-Re-Mi’ lyrics from the Sound of Music to teach solfa to your students.

Available inside the following membership tiers:

  • Forte (contains one set of solfa cards)
  • Fortissimo (contains several sets: solfa and handsigns (with no lyrics) and solfa and handsigns with lyrics)
  • Sforzato (contains several sets: solfa and handsigns (with no lyrics), solfa and handsigns with lyrics, as well as boomwhacker colors of both versions.)
    • BONUS: This download is editable in Canva so you can make it your own! Simply click on the link on pg. 3


Listening

‘Puff the Magic Dragon’
Lyric Presentation

This classic song, “Puff the Magic Dragon” is truly timeless.
Use these printable lyrics in your classroom or view the animated presentation by clicking on the link on page 3.

Available inside the following membership tiers:

  • Forte/ Fortissimo
    • Contains the lyric presentation.
  • Sforzato
    • Contains the lyric presentation.
    • BONUS: This download is editable in Canva so you can make it your own!

‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’
Lyric Presentation

This classic song, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” is one of my favorites. Use these printable lyrics in your classroom or view the animated presentation by clicking on the link on page 3.

Available inside the following membership tiers:

  • Forte / Fortissimo
    • Contains the lyric presentation.
  • Sforzato
    • Contains the lyric presentation.
    • BONUS: This download is editable in Canva so you can make it your own!

‘Imagine’ Lyric Presentation

This classic song, “Imagine” embodies a beautiful hope for tomorrow. Use these printable lyrics in your classroom or view the animated presentation by clicking on the link on page 3.

Available inside the following membership tiers:

  • Forte / Fortissimo
    • Contains the lyric presentation.
  • Sforzato
    • Contains the lyric presentation.
    • BONUS: This download is editable in Canva so you can make it your own!


Classroom Management

‘Notable Names’
Desk and Chair Name Cards

These fun desk or chair cards are an easy way to learn names or reorganize your seating chart.

Available inside the following membership tiers:

  • Forte
    • Includes coloured treble clef cards and black & white treble clef cards
  • Fortissimo
    • Includes coloured treble clef cards, black and white treble clef cards, musical instrument cards in full colour and simple versions
  • Sforzato
    • Includes coloured treble clef cards, black and white treble clef cards, musical instrument cards in full color and simple versions, as well as sheet music and colorful music cards for older students. 
    • BONUS: This download is editable in Canva so you can make it your own! Simply click on the link on pg. 3.

Dynamics & Expression

Dynamic Lolly Jar Worksheets

These different sheets of varying difficulty practice dynamics through colouring. What a ‘sweet’ way to learn!

Available inside the following membership tiers:

  • Forte
    • Includes 7 Worksheets
  • Fortissimo
    • Includes 14 Worksheets
  • Sforzato
    • Includes 14 Worksheets
    • BONUS: This download is editable in Canva so you can make it your own!

Classroom Decor

‘Elements of Music’ Poster Set

These “Elements of Music” posters are a beautiful addition to your classroom. Help your students learn vocabulary terms and connections between the musical elements.

Available inside the following membership tiers:


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  1. jwait47 on February 13, 2022 at 11:28 am

    AWESOME!

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