Elementary Music Lessons (Fall Music Lesson Plans for 4th/5th Grades)

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  1. This product contains 12 Fall and 6 Halloween-themed 45-minute lesson plans for kindergarten-5th grade music students. It also includes 400 pages of resources to go with the lessons. No additional purchases necessary! Click the “preview” of this product to view over 40 pages from the set!**********
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This product contains 6 fall-themed lesson plans for fourth or fifth grade music students along with 100 pages of resources to go along with the music lessons! Click on the “preview” of this product to view a sample lesson plan along with over 15 pages from this set!


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Fall Music Lesson Plans (Bundled)

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Elementary Music Lesson Plans (Bundled)


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~5 Fall-themed lesson plans and 1 Halloween-themed lesson plan

(Note: Each lesson is designed to last approximately 40 minutes. Lessons include the following sections: Objective, Warm-Up, Anticipatory Set, Model, Guided Practice, and Independent Practice. Lessons include various combinations of song, game, and activity ideas. ALL OF THE RESOURCES NEEDED TO IMPLEMENT THESE LESSONS ARE INCLUDED IN THIS PODUCT. THIS INCLUDES WORKSHEETS, POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS, AND WARM-UPS. You will need a few basic materials for some of the games mentioned in the lessons including clothespins, pencils, dice, and plastic cups. Sound files are not included for any of the songs. The two original songs are sung to the tunes “Frere Jacques” and “BINGO.” One of the original songs includes notation for the melody only. The other does not include notation.) The original Orff piece includes one three-part composition (for voice and two Orff instruments such as xylophone and glockenspiel) as well as a separate version for voice and piano.

This set was designed to be appropriate for fourth or fifth grade music students. If using it with fourth grade, you may need to spend more time on certain concepts (such as improvising).

Lessons enforce the following musical concepts:

Identify the names of the lines and spaces on the staff

Identify musical terms such as pianissimo, mezzo-piano, piano, mezzo-forte, forte, and fortissimo

Perform a song using the previous musical terms

Perform rhythms containing quarter notes/rests, eighth notes, half notes/rests, and whole notes/rests

Perform notated melodies on classroom Orff instruments

Improvise rhythms on classroom percussion instruments

Compose a four-measure rhythm in 4/4 time

Sing with accurate pitch

Demonstrate appropriate audience etiquette

This product also includes the following resources which are mentioned throughout the lessons:

2 original warm-ups with notation

2 original songs, sung to a familiar tune (with lyric sheets and notation for the melody of one of the songs)

1 original three-part Orff piece (with piano accompaniment)

Fall PowerPoint introducing half note/rest and whole note/rest

Fall rhythm flashcards

Introduction to composing PowerPoint

Music math roll and solve worksheet

Dynamics chart for pp, p, mp, mf, f, and ff

Halloween tongue twisters

Halloween spelling bee game (to practice the lines and spaces on the staff)

*Additional game and lessons ideas are included in the lessons!*

~Instruction Pages

(NOTE: To avoid copyright violations, you will receive PDF and non-editable PowerPoint documents. The resources that were designed to be printed are formatted as PDFs. The PowerPoint presentations are formatted as both PDFs and PowerPoint files.)


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