Miss White Had a Fright Halloween Music for Orff Inst, Recorders, Boomwhackers

Oodles of Music
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2nd - 5th
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If you are looking for some Halloween magic in E minor, you'll want to use this Miss White resource which includes the poem with lots of beat and quarter note, paired eighth note rhythm activities, an instrumental piece for barred instruments, improvising for recorders on G-E (and BAGE), creating with Boomwhackers, and rhythmic assessment. You don't have to do it all but have the flexibility to pick and choose activities depending on your students and the grade level.

Oh, and an Em backing track for that improvising! YES!

You Will Receive

  • a 70-slide PPT that helps you teach the elements
  • embedded audio mp3 file of an Em instrumental backing track for recorders
  • a link to the Google Slide version

Musical Objectives

  • Quarter and Paired Eighth Notes
  • Steady Beat and Rhythm Activities with Rhythm Assessment
  • Writing Lyrics
  • Barred Instrument Piece in La-based G Pentatonic
  • Recorder Improvisation
  • Boomwhacker Composition

The video PREVIEW (square thumbnail with PLAY button) lets you hear the entire song! The PDF preview (green button above) shows you many slides in the presentations!

The Experience, Explore, and Examine SERIES

This series lets students experience the song or rhyme with movement, body percussion, instruments, and singing, then explore through playing, creating, arranging, and extending, then finally examining by assessing, reading, writing, and comparing. Each of the three areas can contain traditional and iconic notation and forms.

Other Resources on Oodles

The Winnie-the-Pooh Series (in PPT and Google Slides versions)

The Oodles Song Teaching Series (in PPT only w/lots of mp3s)

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