Turkey Strut Thanksgiving Canon Song for Orff, Ukulele, with MP3, Games, & Dance

Oodles of Music
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3rd - 5th
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60 pages
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If you need a turkey song to extend that November Thanksgiving fun over multiple lessons, this half note, tika-ti resource for barred instruments, ukulele, and Boomwhackers with games, a dance, and a movement routine IS IT!

In PPT and GSlide versions!

You Will Receive

  • a 60-slide PPT that helps you teach the elements
  • embedded audio mp3 file of the song
  • a VIDEO preview of the song so you can see the canon in action
  • a link to the Google Slide version

Musical Objectives

  • Quarter, Paired Eighth Notes, 2 Sixteenths/Eighth, Half note, Half rest
  • Steady Beat and Rhythm Activities with Rhythm Assessment
  • Barred Instrument Arrangement for xylophones, glockenspiel, guiro
  • Ukulele part with F and C7
  • Boomwhacker Composition
  • so-mi, do-ti-do, fa-re,

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.

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