Resources for Teachers

The following resources may be downloaded for personal classroom use. They may not be sold or distributed without permission from Alisha Gabriel.

Click on the type of visual aid you’re looking for. The examples are in .jpg, .gif, or PDF formats. Please let me know if any links are broken and I’ll try to repair them.

Solfége and Rhythm Examples (Folk songs on the staff in various keys)

Solfége Only Examples (Folk songs on the staff with solfége only)

Rhythm Only Examples(Folk song rhythms with traditional notation, not on the staff)

Folk Songs with Lyrics

Beat Charts with Icons

Orff Arrangements and Resources



Recent Posts

My first book!

If you happened across my blog and wondered why there weren’t any new posts for awhile, it’s probably because I’ve been writing for children. I’m still teaching elementary music full-time, but I’m also pursuing my love of writing. There’s even a book to show for it! And that’s not all. I’ve written two more books for the same company that will be published next fall.

My first book, Silentó: Breakout Rapper, was published by The Child’s World on August 1, 2017. It’s a biography of Ricky Lamar Hawk, also known as Silentó, the artist who brought us “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae).” This book is broken into four chapters and written at a third grade reading level. The design team did a wonderful job with the photos and graphics, too! This would be a great book to share with your students to encourage composition and creativity.

Title: Silentó: Breakout Rapper

Author: Alisha Gabriel

Publisher: The Child’s World, 2017

ISBN-13: 978-1503819986


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