A Pentatonic Halloween - festive songs for Do Re Mi So La

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These fun Halloween songs (two original compositions, one "classic") will get your older students reviewing the pentatonic pitches while adding instrumentation and having fun! These songs are accessible for grades 2nd-5th. Each song comes with colorful slides for teaching, a movement or game activity, instrumentation, and printables.

Included in this download are:

"Pumpkin, Pumpkin" - Appropriate for 2nd - 5th, this song includes the pitches do re mi so la and basic rhythms (quarter note, quarter rest, eighth note pair). Use this file first as it includes slides for practicing reading the pentatonic scale. The file includes:
1. Title Slide
2. "Different Faces" - discussion slide about jack-o-lanterns
3. Lyrics slide
4. Lyrics with steady beat
5. Lyrics with rhythmic icons
6. Lyrics with rhythms
7. Lyrics with melodic icons off staff
8. Lyrics with melodic icons on staff
9. Lyrics with melodic icons and solfa off staff
10. Lyrics with melodic icons and solfa on staff
11. Lyrics with pumpkin rhythms on staff
12. Lyrics with normal rhythms on staff
13. Complete song on staff
14. Movement activity instructions
15. Orff Instructions for Teachers
16. F Do Pentatonic Orff Prep Slide - no Bacon (B) or Eggs (E)
17. F Do Pentatonic Orff Prep Slide - keyboard
18. Student-friendly (speech-body percussion-notation-instrumentation) chord bordun instructions
19. Student-friendly (speech-body percussion-notation-instrumentation) ostinato instructions
20. Steady Beat Icons printable
21. Rhythmic Icons printable
22. Rhythm Worksheet - Students fill in the rhythms of half the song on cute pumpkins
23. Melodic Worksheet - Students fill in the solfa pitches on cute pumpkins and turn them into rhythms (great stem practice as well as solfa labeling)


"Boo the Ghost" (original composition) - Appropriate for 4th and 5th grades, this song includes the pitches do re mi so la as well as sixteenth notes (tika-tika/tiri-tiri) and two sixteenths/eighth (tika-ti/tiri-ti). The file includes:
1. Title Slide
2. Lyrics Slide
3. Lyrics with Steady Beat Icons
4. Lyrics with Rhythm Icons
5. Lyrics with Rhythms
6. Lyrics, rhythms, and solfa pitches
7. Complete song on staff with AX instrument part
8. Game Instructions
9. Four printable cards for reconstructing the melody (assessment)

"Halloween" (original composition) - Appropriate for 2nd-3rd graders, this song also includes the pitches do re mi so la, as well as basic rhythms (quarter note, quarter rest, eighth note pair). The file includes:
1. Title Slide
2. What will you be? - costume brainstorming slide
3. Lyrics slide
4. Lyrics with steady beat
5. Lyrics with Rhythm Icons
6. Lyrics with Rhythms
7. Rhythms and solfa pitches
8. Complete music on the staff
9. Vocal Ostinatos (four)
10. Orff Ostinatos (four - BX, AX, SX, BM)
11. Movement instructions
12. Steady Beat printable (tracking page)
13. Rhythm Icon printable (tracking page)

These songs are also included in my "Fall into Music" download.

Visit my blog at www.thesweetestmelodymusic.blogspot.com for more Halloween fun!
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A Pentatonic Halloween - festive songs for Do Re Mi So La
A Pentatonic Halloween - festive songs for Do Re Mi So La
A Pentatonic Halloween - festive songs for Do Re Mi So La