Black History Month Song & Orff Activities | Spotlight on Martin Luther King, Jr

Frau Musik USA
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  1. Are you looking for a BUNDLE of multi-tasking Black History Month songs? Do you need differentiated Orff activities for grades K-5? These African American spirituals and authentic civil rights songs are perfect for ANY TIME OF YEAR. Engaging music reading and performance activities for grades K-5,
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Do you need a multitasking Black History Month Song with short biographies of Martin Luther King, Jr.? Do you need differentiated Orff activities for grades K-5? "Oh, Freedom" is an African American spiritual and authentic civil rights song that is perfect ANY TIME OF YEAR. Engaging music reading and performance activities for grades K-5 make this resource a valuable addition to your music library.

**Click the preview button above to get a better look at this helpful resource.

**Click "play" to listen to the attainable, musical Orff arrangement in the video preview above.

Invest in this no-prep BUNDLE and save over 20%.

Lessons included in this Easy-to-Use Black History Song BUNDLE

These songs make great classroom activities or an addition to an all-school performance. Each lesson provides attainable performance options for young students while challenging older students. The flexible performance options are musically rewarding for all K-5 classes.

This informative resource includes two different versions of short biographies.

  • Spotlight on Martin Luther King, Jr. - Primary Version
  • Spotlight on Martin Luther King, Jr. - Intermediate Version

Suggested Performance Options

  • Level 1 - Song, rhythmic ostinato 1, mallets 1
  • Level 2 - Song, rhythmic ostinato 1, mallets 1, mallets 2
  • Level 3 - Song, rhythmic ostinato 1, rhythmic ostinato 2, mallets 1, mallets 2

See the PREVIEW for a chart outlining the music elements taught at each level.

Resource Makes Differentiation Easy

Slides with standard musical notation and optional slides with the treble clef note names labeled are provided for differentiation within each class as well as between grade levels.

Accompaniment/Ostinato Patterns Included

  • Two rhythmic percussion patterns
  • Two melodic patterns notated with and without prompts.

Also Included in this Helpful Lesson

  • Song lyrics slides
  • Song music notation slides
  • Full percussion ensemble score
  • Simple piano accompaniment
  • Large easy-to-read music notation for each part
  • Introduction to ties/slurs
  • Built-in student response
  • Guided instruction leads teacher & students through the lesson
  • All slides are printable and may be used with the purchasing teacher's students

Not Rhythm Syllable Specific: The lessons in this Music Literacy Song Series do not dictate the use of one specific rhythm syllable system. You may use any rhythm reading system with these lessons, Kodaly, French Time, Gordon, Takadimi, or Numerical.

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Auf Wiedersehen!

TerriLloyd@FrauMusik.com

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