I originally created this slide show for my second grade class when they were learning about the pioneers and westward expansion. They loved learning about the railroad and this quickly became one of their favorites
As I planned out this song I wanted to incorporate some music theory elements into the song. We had been learning about the fermata and this song has some great moments where a fermata can come in. Students changed from watching a conductor to seeing the fermata appear over the word they have to hold out.
The recording I use for this song also gets faster as the song goes which was great for my students to use they new tempo vocabulary
My students had so much fun with this song, more than I expected so I hope this can be an enjoyable song for your students as well :)
The preview images again look differently than on the actual presentation but if you have any issues with the animations or formatting please let me know and I'll be happy to update everything
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