A primer piano program usually takes a year to complete. That means, by the end of the teaching year many of your little students are ready to move into level 1 repertoire.
But taking such an important step over the summer months is not always the best idea.
What then are your primer students supposed to play all summer long?
The answer?… Make Some Noise For High Jump Jackson, the newest book in Andrea and Trevor Dow’s Very Useful Piano Library.
Just in time for the Olympics, this loveable, early level 1 piano resource is the perfect book to transition kids from primer to level 1 method books.
It extends primer repertoire with the addition of staccato and legato markings, while also providing just enough post-primer challenge to keep kids motivated without frustrating them.
We hope you’ll take a moment now to check out a visual preview and learn a little bit more about Make Some Noise For High Jump Jackson.
Make Some Noise For High Jump Jackson
Like all of the piano books in Andrea and Trevor Dow’s Very Useful Piano Library, Make Some Noise For High Jump Jackson is a pedagogical powerhouse wrapped up in a delightful tale that will bring smiles to kids and teachers.
And we are happy to announce that Make Some Noise For High Jump Jackson is available on Amazon today!
Over the summer, piano students need repertoire that will keep them motivated. And nothing will motivate your kids more than Make Some Noise For High Jump Jackson.
Whether your kids are obsessed with sports, or just love a good underdog tale with a goofy hero, this book has a universal appeal.
After using this resource all summer long, your late primer and early level 1 piano students will amaze you when they return to lessons in the fall.
It is jam-packed with exciting songs, creative lyrics, note reading games, coloring activities, articulation activities, and sight reading practice.
You can get it here, or check out the preview pages below:
Let’s Take A Look Inside:
1. Piano Pieces
Make Some Noise For High Jump Jackson contains nine pieces for late primer/ early level 1 piano students (eight solos, and a teacher/student duet).
The imaginative illustrations and loveable lyrics that accompany the pieces tell an engaging story about a goofy giraffe who is searching for a sport to compete in. After some hilarious outcomes, he discovers he’s a high jump star!. View sample pages below:
2. Activity Pages
Interspersed throughout the book are activity pages to supplement the music. These activity pages include sight-reading exercises, articulation activities, note reading games, note printing exercises, a timed test, and a Color-It Note Reading Mystery Picture. Here are a few samples of these pages:
3. Warm-up Exercises
Make Some Noise For High Jump Jackson begins with two pages of getting ready, warm-up exercises that students should perform at the beginning of every practice session to boost note-reading skills, coordination, and finger strength.
4. A Practice Tracker
Kids practice more often when they take ownership of their learning. At the end of Make Some Noise For High Jump Jackson, students will find a practice tracker page where they can keep track of their hard work in a kid-friendly way.
5. A Certificate Of Achievement
Upon completion of Make Some Noise For High Jump Jackson, students receive a Certificate of Achievement to reward their efforts. Simply cut out the certificate, fill in the relevant details, and present it to the deserving student.
Buy Make Some Noise For High Jump Jackson Today!
If you have a late primer or early level 1 piano student you will definitely want to hop on over to Amazon right now and pick up Make Some Noise For High Jump Jackson.
More From The Very Useful Piano Library
If you are looking for more exciting resources from Andrea and Trevor Dow’s Very Useful Piano Library be sure to check out the following titles (click on the cover or the link below each book).