Fall Music Activities | Pass the Pumpkin PIE K-5 Differentiated Orff Arrangement

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Do you need FUN Fall Music Activities that may be used the entire season? This FALL Song with K-5 Orff Arrangement makes DIFFERENTIATION easy. NO-PREP activities include music reading, singing, major/minor scales, playing a game, and performing using rhythmic and melodic instruments.

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Play is important, even for students in the intermediate grades. This lesson provides a game that students will want to play ALL year long!

Music Elements Included in this Beneficial Lesson

  • Rhythm: quarter notes, eighth notes, quarter rest
  • Pitch: major scale, minor scale, solfege pitch reading (with & without prompts), treble clef note names (with & without prompts)

If you love all the fun activities that go with Pass the Pumpkin but can’t do Halloween at your school, Pass the Pumpkin PIE with K-5 differentiated Orff arrangement is the lesson for you. Students will read, sing, & play simple ostinato patterns on rhythmic and melodic instruments.

Also Included in this Engaging Resource

  • Specific Student Learning Outcomes
  • Learning Targets written as clear concise student-centered “I can” statements
  • A simple, doable, observational assessment option with rubric
  • Iconic reading for beginning musicians
  • Large easy-to-read music notation
  • Six ostinato patterns notated with and without prompts
  • Differentiation options with instrumental accompaniments of varying levels of difficulty
  • “Look it Up!” slides to introduce new music concepts & symbols
  • An introduction to major & minor scales
  • Built-in student response & active engagement throughout lesson
  • “Take it Home” pages to share at home
  • Ink-saving versions of the “Take It Home” pages
  • An editable slide with border for customization of lesson if desired
  • Teacher Tips for using these lessons
  • Poster which may be printed to display in classroom

Build Music Advocacy with "Take it Home" Pages

“Take it Home” pages help build advocacy for your program when administrators, parents, and other teachers see growing music literacy levels.

Flexible Lessons are NOT Rhythm Syllable Specific

The lessons in this easy-to-use Music Literacy Series do not dictate the use of one specific rhythm syllable system. You may use any rhythm reading system with these lessons, Kodály, French Time, Gordon, Takadimi, or Numerical.

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