Little Snowman: Orff, Rhythm, Form and Instruments

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A winter lesson that incorporates rhythm, instruments, form and dynamics (crescendo and decrescendo) while addressing the Orff and Kodaly music curriculum.

A perfect original speech to teach to your elementary music students every winter, in December around Christmas time or anytime you are working on the concepts! Reading rhythmic patterns consisting quarter note, quarter rest and 2 eighth notes beamed is addressed along with crescendo and decrescendo. An additional PowerPoint is included if you are working on half notes . Your students will love the engaging activities included in the lesson plan and the PowerPoint.

The set of Lesson Plans and 2 PowerPoint's include:

• 4 lessons each 4-10 minutes (3 pdf pages) plus an original speech/poem utilizing half notes along with an adapted score working with eighth notes. The lesson plan includes detailed instructions for teaching the poem, rhythmic activities, instruments and dynamics to first, second or third grade. Additional adaptions and extensions are also addressed.

• 40 slides created with PowerPoint 2010 (with 28 slides being teacher and student interactive) may be used to reinforce rhythmic reading and aurally identifying crescendo and decrescendo. You will have everything you need to teach all the lessons. PowerPoints work very well with Smartboards - just touch the board to activate the sound effects and the animations.

It is a perfect piece to address curricular concepts while enjoying making music.

The product was created to be compatible for Mac users. However, please download the preview as a test prior to purchasing!

You might be interested in the extension lesson Dynamic Snowman - Interactive Music Game: loud or soft, crescendo or decrescendo.

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Linda McPherson
McPherson’s Music Room

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Teaching Duration
45 Minutes

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Little Snowman: Orff, Rhythm, Form and Instruments
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Little Snowman: Orff, Rhythm, Form and Instruments
Little Snowman: Orff, Rhythm, Form and Instruments
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