Classroom Guide for Marvin Makes Music

Classroom Guide for Marvin Makes Music
Share the true life story of American composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch with your students. This 60-page guide for the autobiography Marvin Makes Music contains teaching ideas aligned with Common Core Literacy Anchor Standards. The literacy activities in this guide will inspire creativity and encourage cooperative collaboration. Students will listen to music by Gershwin, learn about Julliard, and research EGOT winners. The discussion questions, conversation starters, research questions, printables, and forms in this packet are designed for use in the K-5 classroom.

Grade Levels: K - 5

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