Why reading? The Extraordinary Benefits of Learning Music - "Students who learn music at an early age are more likely to excel in other extracurricular activities. They are also three times more likely to earn a bachelor’s degree.
Students could compose as a warm up when the come in. They would go directly to their seats and begin. This could be a routine. It would be great practice for site reading. FREE composition activity that can be used for recorders or in general music!