Turkey Music Lesson Unit "Fluffy Feathered Turkey": Orff Arrangement

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2nd - 6th, Homeschool
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Upper elementary music students are going to gobble up this fun Orff song/chant to teach and practice sixteenth notes. Can’t sing in class? That’s okay! You can use the Orff arrangement for students to play instruments. Chant the song using the rhythmic notation. Save the singing for next year! This is a complete music lesson with extension activities to use the song to teach more music concepts. Your students can find out where the “Fluffy Feathered Turkey” goes to escape Thanksgiving Day. Easy to learn and play, your students will find success using the dynamic materials in this elementary music lesson resource.


  • MELODY (do re mi so la) PENTATONIC (c d e g a)
  • RHYTHM (Quarter, Eighth, Sixteenth Notes & rest)
  • DYNAMICS (Loud/Soft Forte/Piano) (Fast/Slow Allegro/Adagio)
  • TIMBRE (Sing, Speak, Whisper, Shout)
  • TEXTURE (Bass, Ostinato)
  • HARMONY (Bass and Melody parts)


  • Teaching Presentation for all concepts and parts in Power Point, Google Slides & Pdf. files
  • Chord and Lyric Sheet Music
  • Vocal and Karaoke Orff Mp3 Music Practice Tracks (You can insert your audio tracks into your google slides too!)
  • Teacher Guide- Lesson plan outlines with goals, I Cans, Essential Question and Activity Steps for Each Concept
  • Flash Cards- Slides, Rhythm Icons, rhythms, solfege

You’ll have the teaching materials, steps and activities to teach and practice each of these concepts Singing, Chanting, Playing "Fluffy Feathered Turkey". You’ll also have additional activity ideas to extend learning opportunities to support Music Elements..

This music lesson unit will help you reach all learners through a variety of teaching strategies and interactive and diverse learning opportunities that is also FUN!


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