The Music Handbook - Level 1

The Music Handbook - Level 1 - Jolly Music


The Music Handbook Level 1 has been developed so that any teacher can teach music in school, even those without any music experience.

A sample video of a level 1 music lesson can be viewed through the following link

Jolly Music Author Cyrilla Rowsell teaches children about the difference between Pulse and Rhythm, and is seen here using 'Copy Cat' to practise their new skills. This lesson is taken from Level 1 of Jolly Music.

The Music Handbook Level 1 builds on the skills the children learned at Beginner’s Level, while still supporting the teacher every step of the way.

• 30 clear, structured and sequenced lesson plans
• Builds on the work begun at Beginner’s level
• Includes five new rhymes and 14 new songs as well as lots of old favourites
• Introduces the children to pitch names, pitch handsigns, rhythm names and notation
• Resources section with songs, rhymes, actions and games
• Templates for puppets and rhythm activities
• The Handbook has 192 pages and includes seven CDs with all teaching and song tracks
• Suitable for children aged 5-8 who have completed Beginner’s level

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