AC0419 Activate! April/May 2019

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AC0419 Activate! April/May 2019 A general music resource for music teachers by music teachers

Activate! is a general music teaching resource subscription for all involved in teaching elementary students. We believe that music and movement are essential tools for learning and student achievement. It is our goal to present quality content that is developmentally appropriate, practical, and educationally sound. We strive to provide you with enjoyable opportunities to engage students in active learning.


Letter from the Editor 2
Activate Asks 4
Look in a Book: Hello Atlas 5
In Celebration of Professional Development Patricia Bourne 6
Kaeru No Uta Mandy Coffee 7
Look in a Book: Animal Sounds 9
Let Us Chase the Squirrel Stephanie Benischek 10
Together, We Can Change the World Ruth Elaine Schram 13
Ho Ho Watanay: Choral Prep Guide Katie O´Connor-Ballantyne 17
Ho Ho Watanay: Octavo Greg Gilpin 20
Staying Positive Mari Schay 23
At the Beach Deborah A Imiolo 24
Classical Connection 31
Funky Beethoven Katie Grace Miller 32
Samba Fur Elise Doug Edwards 36
Drum Circle Activities Mark Shelton 40
12-Bar Blues Liza Meyers 44
Clean Sweep Cathy Blair 48
Flexible and Fabulous Katie Grace Miller 54
Bubble Gum Deborah Cunningham 56
Variations on Ode to Joy Charlene Heldt 60
Foley Artistry Charlene Heldt 63
Listen Up, Beethoven Blake Siskavich 64
Chicken on a Fencepost Donna Dirksing 67
Stations and Centers in the Music Room Jennifer Patterson 70
Storm Story Katie Grace Miller 72
Down in the Valley Don Dupont 75
Down in the Valley Brian Hiller 75
Move and Play to Fur Elise Phyllis Thomas 78
Book Review: The Deepest Well Mari Schay 84
Family Connections Julie Thompson 85
April Calendar 86
May Calendar 87
Activate Online 88