Time, for teachers, is a precious thing. The time and effort they put in every day are immeasurable. Moreover, their work doesn’t end when the last bell of the day rings. Teachers frequently give up hours searching for educational tools and resources to make teaching and learning engaging for their students.
However, who’s got the time to sort through millions of resources on the Internet? MusicTeacherResources aims to make music teachers’ lives easier by producing fun, educational and engaging resources.
Even the most restless students will be engaged in music lessons as these resources are linked to real-life people and events. This article lists the best music lesson teaching resources and opportunities for music teachers in June.
Sir Edward Elgar had no formal training in composition, yet he was the most famous English composer of orchestral music during the late 19th-century.
Elgar’s most significant works are The Dream of Gerontius and Pomp and Circumstance Marches.
The latter has the tune sung to the words “Land of Hope and Glory”, and the audience always joins in singing it at the Last Night of the Proms.
Introduce your elementary students to Elgar and his music with these TWO Elgar Foldables!
Foldable 1: Students use the QR codes provided to research where and when Elgar was born and some interesting facts about his life.
Celebrated each year on the first Friday of June, National Donut Day celebrates the donut and honors the women who served donuts to soldiers during WWII. Of course, these review worksheets are fun to use any day of the year.
Enjoy your favorite donut along with this FREE MTR resource. Click HERE or on the image to download your copy.
Kanye West is an American producer, rapper, and fashion designer who parlayed his production success in the late 1990s and early 2000s into a career as a popular, critically acclaimed solo artist. He has been influential in the 21st-century development of mainstream hip hop and popular music.
West has won a total of 22 Grammy Awards, making him one of the most awarded artists of all time.
Have your students learn more about Kanye West with this MTR resource:
Robert Schumann was a German composer, pianist, and influential music critic. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. He wrote many of his best-known piano pieces for his wife, Clara Schumann. Even Clara herself was an established pianist and musical prodigy.
These MTR resources will certainly make your students learn more about Robert Schumann:
This is an international day that takes place annually on June 8. The purpose of this day is to foster the public interest in the protection of the ocean and the sustainable management of its resources.
MTR incorporates World Oceans Day with learning. Have a look at this ocean-themed music color by code sheets. Your students will surely love them.
Plus, you can check out more fun and engaging MTR Ocean Themed Resources by clicking the image below.
Download the 'JUNE Teaching Ideas and Resources' as a PDF to keep in your files for quick access.
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