The better we
understand, the more we can enjoy! Continue to enhance your child’s musical
understanding and enjoyment with Music
Theory II. This colorful work-text reinforces musical knowledge and skills
learned in Music Theory I, helping
your child become more proficient. It also builds on those concepts. This year
your child will learn more music concepts and symbols, band and orchestra
instruments, and new notes B-flat and F-sharp, expanding the songs he can play
on the flutophone, such as “Yankee Doodle.” You will thrill with his growing sight
singing ability and appreciation for classical music. Gr. 4–5.
The fun of playing an instrument! Your child will enjoy showing you his skill with the
flutophone as he plays songs from “Caissons Go Rolling Along” to “God Rest Ye
Merry, Gentlemen.” The hands-on application on the flutophone after each new
concept makes practical use of music concepts and creates excitement for future
music studies, such as participation in band, orchestra, or choir.
with a variety of musical instruments. Understanding what
instruments make up the music world is important, perhaps even intriguing your
child to play a particular instrument himself! Your child will learn about the
four families of musical instruments—string, woodwind, brass, and percussion—and
answer questions about those families. Pictures are provided so your child can
be familiar with each member of these families and how they compare to the
exercises. Activities such as crossword puzzles and matching games make
learning fun while helping you discern your child’s understanding of concepts.
reviews and learning aids. Four “Looking Back” pages and four “Musical
Checkup” pages help you know that your child is retaining the wonderful music
concepts he has been learning. The back of the book contains 54 flashcards for
child review and 8 supplementary songs for further practice. It also includes
pictures of the correct fingering for each flutophone note learned.
Music Theory II Teacher Edition
Music Theory Flashcards (for use with I and II)
Music Theory II Digital Teaching Aids