Rain, Rain: a guided lesson for Orff instruments

Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd
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Rain, Rain is a guided lesson using Orff instruments. This interactive presentation guides elementary music students through vocal explorations, speaking rhythms, playing body percussion, singing, mallet warm-ups, and playalongs for the song Rain, Rain. This interactive PowerPoint lesson is perfect for teachers who are less confident with teaching instruments or who want an easy step-by-step guide for teaching Rain, Rain.

This resource is perfect for:

✅ elementary music teachers


✺ Clickable table of contents

✺ 5 vocal exploration slides

✺ slide that guides students in speaking the rhythm of Rain, Rain

✺ slide that guides students in using body percussion with the rhythm of Rain, Rain (with audio)

✺ slide with iconic notation for students to sing Rain, Rain

✺ 5 mallet warm-up slides with technique tips, steady beat practice, rhythm practice, interactive audio, and interactive video

✺ 3 slides with audio for students to playalong with their own instruments

✺ 1 slide with extension activity ideas

✺ standard notation of Rain, Rain

✺ colored notation for use with pitched percussion tubes or hand chimes

✺ Instructions for use


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