Autumn is well underway and with Winter fast approaching the darker nights and changing environment provides us teachers with valuable opportunities for taking the children outdoors. I firmly believe that the natural environment should act as a canvas for lessons or as a stimulus for exploring the curriculum.
Considering the above, this entry shall focus on a cross curricular approach to Art, Drama and Literacy. It was inspired from a class on Line Drawings where I experimented with creating lines in shadows.
Helps visual learners to learn musical notation. Figurenotes can be explored in stages.
1. Name sound words and assign each with a symbol Continue reading
A graphic score is a way in which a composer can compose a piece without using common musical notation.
Using Symbols to represent instruments
We’re Going On A Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen is the text chosen for this particular lesson however for older children a different text/script can be used.