This Building Block bundle consists of 5 units also sold separately on the Orff for Beginners page. This bundle contains:
Breakfast Building Blocks
This 2nd Grade unit teaches the concepts of composing with rhythm patterns and reviewing Steady Beat vs. Rhythm. With the theme of Breakfast these three lessons takes the students through the steps of clapping, playing instruments, and composing their own breakfast piece using two beat building blocks!
2nd and 3rd grade Christmas Building Blocks
The second grade version of this lesson starts teaching about building blocks using holiday words. The third grade version uses those same building blocks to compose.
Four White Horses: No Recorder
This Upper Elementary unit teaches the students the concept of a single 8th rest. It takes the students through the experience of syncopation, rhythm building blocks, movement creations, singing, unpitched percussion instruments and xylophones. We also have a Four White Horses: Recorder
Candy Piece for Upper Elementary
This Upper Elementary unit teaches the students the concept of cut time and an eighth and two sixteenths, and two sixteenths and an eighth as well as a two part and four part canon. It uses the idea of Trick or Treating and different candy words to first learn a piece, put it into cut time and add body percussion, and then allows students to create their own piece and perform in canon. If you want to use this unit without talking about Trick or Treating, it's easily removed.