Black History Month Song with Orff Arrangement | Rosa Parks Spotlight

Frau Musik USA
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K - 5th
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  1. Are you looking for 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, as well as b
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Do you need a multitasking Black History Month Song with short biographies of Rosa Parks? Do you need differentiated Orff activities for grades K-5? I Shall Not Be Moved is an African American spiritual and authentic civil rights song that is perfect for ANY TIME OF YEAR. Engaging music reading and differentiated performance activities make this resource a valuable addition to your music library.

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

These songs make great classroom activities or an addition to any performance. Each differentiated resource 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 Rosa Parks - Early Elementary Version
  • Spotlight on Rosa Parks - Upper Elementary Version

Suggested Performance Options

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

Resources Make Additional Differentiation Easy

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

Also Included in this Helpful Resource

  • Two rhythmic Orff accompaniment patterns
  • Two melodic Orff accompaniment patterns notated with and without prompts.
  • Short biographies of a civil rights leader - early and upper elementary versions
  • Song lyrics slides
  • Large easy-to-read music notation for each part
  • Full percussion ensemble score
  • Flexible instrumentation
  • Realistic xylophone diagrams for "air play" practice
  • Simple piano accompaniment
  • Guided instruction leads teacher & students through lessons
  • All slides are printable and may be used for additional differentiation
  • Suggested performance options for each level
  • Interactive Table of Contents for easy navigation of lessons

Not Rhythm Syllable Specific

The resources in our 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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