3-part Round Song "The Change Is You" Companion to Amanda Gorman's Change Sings

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3rd - 6th
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50 pages
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My students loved this song. One student stated "that is such a pretty melody, I just want to cry." I love it when a song gets to them emotionally.
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Integrating music and children's literature, Amanda Gorman's book, "Change Sings", inspired this new 3-part round song that uses an African proverb to begin the journey of a call to action to be the change in the world. Core values in character education and social-emotional learning are reinforced through the book and the music activities using Orff and Kodaly approaches and instruments.

This resource includes:

  • a 50-slide PPT presentation utilizing ukulele, Orff, and Kodaly
  • embedded audio files to break down the learning and as performance aids
  • PDF files of all the music notation

The Breakdown

  • The Song-a beautiful 3-part round that can be sung effectively with 2 parts
  • Ukulele-Chords needed are C, F, Dm, and G7
  • Orff-The arrangement is for drums, triangle, and xylophones with many options for substitutions.
  • Kodaly-reinforcing d-m-s, d-r-m, d'-t-l, and s-m-l


  • with Orff arrangement
  • with ukulele
  • with piano accompaniment (PDF file)
  • with audio performance file (in PPT)
  • find a combination of the above to fit YOUR classes

Because of the many audio files, it is available in PPT only.

A Change Sings companion resource for younger students is "Change the World With Kindness."

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