A child-centred and teacher-friendly Music series for Junior Infants to Sixth Class. The series is written specifically for non-specialist teachers to deliver the three strands of the Revised Music Curriculum, Listening and Responding, Performing, and Composing, in an integrated, effective and enjoyable way.
New and refreshing, full-colour activity books written to help develop student’s skills, creativity and confidence in music
Extensively classroom tested and based on teacher feedback nationwide
Each book has ten progressive units, which contain theme-based listening, performing and composing activities
Listening quizzes in each unit, based on the music concepts identified in the listening piece
Songs and listening pieces cover a wide range of genres.
Material and language level are age appropriate.
Encourages a wide range of responses to the songs and listening pieces.
A simple, step-by-step approach to music notation is introduced in the series: at Junior Level, children are encouraged to play tunes on percussion instruments; at Senior Level, they are encouraged to play tunes on their favourite musical instruments.
Let’s Make Music! is written by experienced authors, whose aim is to make music fun in the classroom.
Assessment: Through the entire series, the teacher has the opportunity to observe the range of responses each child makes to the music, e.g. Listening and Responding.
Questions are provided to focus the child’s attention on the musical concepts.