HAJA: Teaching Guide by : Julia Jordan Kamanda
“I want to see you flap flap flap your wings; and drum drum drum your heartbeat...” even your littlest rhythm-makers will sing; clap; dance and cheer as Haja (AH-ja) learns to fly! Kid-tested and teacher-approved ... Musical Tales for Modern Minds' HAJA TEACHING GUIDE offers step-by-step multicultural lesson plans and student hands-on learning activities. Aligned to our national core curriculum standards for young learners to develop their multiple intelligences and creative expression; this Guide provides ways to engage with music-making; language arts and multi-sensory experiences. Through the story of Haja; The Bird Who was Afraid to Fly and the companion song “Fly Haja Fly”; students can identify with Haja's transformation as she overcomes her fear. They'll take her example of success to heart as she builds her confidence; gaining self-awareness and determination. Young students will explore and practice learning sounds and rhythms; and identifying colors and patterns. The guide also offers an interdisciplinary introduction to West African instruments; designs; food and more. Suggested for ages 4-7. “Today's lesson was a huge success! The kids loved it! They loved the story; song; drumming.... everything. They wanted to listen to the song several times and on the way out I could hear them singing the chorus ...” (music educator; Wharton Elementary; Lancaster PA)
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| Media ||Softcover Media Online|
| Format ||Teacher Edition|
| Length x Width x Height||9 x 6 x 0.142 inches |
| Shipping Weight||0.26 pounds |
|East Coast Music Product Code ||ZHL145993|
| ISBN ||1495021769|
| EAN ||9781495021763|
|Voicing Description||TEACHER ED|
| 1st Publication Date||07/2015|
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