Can you think of other items (like a broomstick) that you could make an instrument out of?
Which of these instruments is the most interesting to you? Why?
When you hear these instruments, how do you feel?
Does this instrument look like another instrument you know?
What word would you use to describe how this instrument sounds?
If this was your instrument, what would you name it? Why?
What makes this instrument different from other stringed instruments?
Do you like the way this instrument sounds? Why or why not?
When you hear this musical excerpt, what do you feel?
What do you notice about how this instrument is played? How is that similar or different to the stringed instruments we’ve talked about?
What do you notice about the sound this instrument makes? Do you like it? Why or why not?
What words could you use to describe this instrument?
How does this guitar look similar to one you may have seen before?
How does it look different?
How does it sound similar/different?
What do you notice about the way this instrument is played?