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Do Re Mi Cards Echos
Students take turns writing dictation patterns using do re mi cards in a "staff" position
Melodic Bingo Copy Game
Practice writing melodies on staff slates and singing melodic patterns using Curwen hand signs.
Hide and Sing
Develop skill for hearing and internalizing intervals and patterns through melodic dictation with the do re mi cards.
Who's Playing First? - Do Re Mi
Each student chooses a do re mi card to decide the sequence for a theory class recital. Highest pitch goes first and then so on in order.
Staff Slates Echos
Students of all ages write, sing, and sign short melodic patterns. This can be a pre-reading activity and become more advanced as abilities grow.
Daily Do Variations - 1
While learning "Daily Do", students enjoy the variety of these entertaining and skill-building variations. They are naturally encouraged as their memories grow strong when they realize they can do these variations and sing and the same time.
Melodic Bingo - Side 1
Enhance reading skills using a traditional bingo game. With the Cornerstones in mind we continue the game until everyone has more than one bingo or even "black-out."
In the introductory dictation game, students turn do re mi cards face up as the teacher sings short patterns
Take Away with Do Re Mi Cards
In this clean-up game, students hear a sung pattern, identify which note is missing and remove that card