Cigar Box Guitar – dictation practice

7th grade, lesson Music Makers, page 78
Go to and register. Then open this link and practice dictation for Cigar box guitar.


The Elephant Trick

  • Think of a number between 1 and 9
  • Add 1
  • Multiply by 9
  • Add 1
  • Add the two digits of your answer
  • Divide by 2
  • Turn the number you have left into a letter:1=a  2=b  3=c  4=d  5=e  6=f  7=g  8=h  9=i        Shout the name of an animal beginning with your letter!

Percussion Instruments

The drum is a member of the percussion group of musical instruments. Drum consists of at least one membrane, but to make a sound you need a drumstick. You can also use your hands to play it. In the past drums have been used for communication and in the army, too.