Thanksgiving Music: Songs and Activities for November

Aileen Miracle
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K - 5th
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Looking for fun musical activities for Thanksgiving? This 105-page product includes:

*Songs for Thanksgiving: "Five Fat Turkeys," "Here we are together," "Shoo Turkey," and "A Song for Thanksgiving" (original lyrics set to melody of "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star")

*Thanksgiving Movement activity (25 printable color turkeys with signs with movement directions on each, 25 printable black and white turkeys with signs with movement directions on each, PDF with embedded music for "Turkey in the Straw"), appropriate for grades 1-5

*Thanksgiving composition worksheet (includes directions and sample compositions, appropriate for grades 1-5)

*Thanksgiving dinner composition project (includes fun visuals and directions for three mini-lessons, appropriate for grades 1-5, depending on which process and extensions you follow within the lessons)

*Thanksgiving rhythm chart (appropriate for grades 1-5)

*Thanksgiving owl rhythm patterns: slideshows for practicing ta and ti-ti and syncopa (ti-ta-ti) are included. You can view the PDF like a slideshow by going to "view," then "full screen." Each slideshow comes with a title page with 13 cute Thanksgiving owls. Either throw a squishy or koosh ball at your SMART board, or have students tap the owl of their choice, and read that pattern! Each owl will bring up a different slide. Directions for the slideshows are included.

*A reading assessment for ta and ti-ti and syncopa with directions: This can be done in learning centers. Students read one of five owl patterns individually to the teacher; a rubric is included!

Download the preview for more information. You can purchase this at a discount with my Holiday Music Mega Set.

Graphic Credit: Jessica Weible Illustrations

Looking for more Thanksgiving materials? Try these:

Music of the Chippewa {Songs, Slideshows, and Background}

Music of the Ottawa {Songs, Slideshows, and Background}

Thanksgiving Rhythm Patterns {Bundled Set}

Thanksgiving Patterns {Sol-Mi}

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