Step inside a world of silly lyrics, happy monsters, and rigorous music instruction with this fun and easy-to- use recorder curriculum. Each unit begins with a monster-narrated lesson and a “monster mantra” that reinforces the unit’s central skill. Warm-up exercises provide engaging activities to strengthen new notes and rhythms, and recorder repertoire based on traditional songs with silly monster lyrics increases student buy-in. You and your students can visit www.recordermonster.com to access Recorder Monster resources in or out of the classroom, including demonstration and accompaniment tracks and notated music for all of the songs. Get students excited about their successes with collectable Recorder Monster trading cards that they earn by playing. The teacher book contains printable versions of every poster, monster card, student page, and visual aid you will need. Pre-printed poster packs, trading cards, student books, and an interactive software package are available separately
The Recorder Monster teacher book contains teaching tips from Mari Schay, strategies for implementing the curriculum including the routines Mari has developed to practice and refine recorder skills, and additional repertoire. Best of all, if you purchase the teacher book, you’ll have access to www.recordermonster.com, where you will find a web-based version of this interactive software, a handy repository of printable resources, and additional supports for your recorder curriculum.