Mr Lemaster's Elementary Music Class

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Mr Lemaster's Elementary Music Class
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Tell me, I forget. Show me, I remember. Involve me, I understand. -Carl Orff
 
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This is an Orff arrangement of the traditional nursery rhyme Bell Horses. It includes the score and the sheet music for the individual parts (voice with lyrics, sleigh bells, glockenspiel, and bass xylophone). The tone set is m sl.
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This resource is the sheet music for an Orff arrangement of the traditional children's song Great Big Stars. It includes the full score, plus individual parts (voice, sop. glock, alto xylo, and bass xylo). The voice part includes the lyrics for both
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This resource has 7 drumming activities for the elementary music classroom. Each activity has notes and suggestions on how to teach it. These are all tried and true activities that I've created and taught before. The first 5 activities are great for
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This is an arrangement of the African American Spiritual, I Want to Rise. I composed this arrangement for the 2018 Spring concert of the Children's Chorus of Greater North Texas. Since my original arrangement included content that was not shareable,
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This is a short poem I wrote while I was laying on a sandy beach on Lake Texoma.
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This is an Orff project based upon a poem I wrote that I use as a speech piece and body percussion to accompany the chant. There is a 7 day lesson plan for the chant and body percussion large group, with the 7th day being the performance. This is to
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This is an Orff arrangement of the nursery rhyme. I set the text to a so mi melody, and added a drone on a bass xylophone. I wrote this during Orff level 1.
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This is an Orff Arrangement of the traditional rhyme & song. It's 4 m. long and I not only composed the instrument parts, but I also set the text to an original melody that I created. This is another Orff arrangement I composed during Orff level
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This is an Orff Arrangement of Cumberland Gap. It's 8 m. long, and is written for voice (with lyrics), bass xylophone, frame drum, and soprano glockenspiel. I wrote this arrangement in an Orff levels course. It includes the score, individual parts,
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This is a recorder fingering chart that I created for my classroom. It includes the fingerings from low C to high D. Each page has a chevron border around it that matches the boomwhacker color for that pitch.
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This is a 4+ day movement lesson that uses scarves with Carnival of the Animals-Aquarium to teach melodic contour. This lesson not only teaches a musical concept, but also develops the activity into a performance.
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This is an original short one page story I wrote about Uncle Sam and the American flag. I wrote it in the style of Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham. I had a 4th grade student play the character of Uncle Sam, and he recited this during a 4th grade
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This is an original short poem I wrote about the Statue of Liberty. I wrote this for a 4th grade student to recite because she was playing the part of Lady Liberty in a Veteran's Day program I did with a group of 4th graders a few years ago.
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This is a simple variation of the chant or singing game "Pass The Beat Around The Room". The lyrics and props have been varied to give it an Easter theme.
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This item includes the original singing game Lucy Locket, the Loud/Soft Lucy Locket game, and the Loud/Soft game with an Easter Bunny twist. The Easter Bunny variation is great to use in the weeks leading up to Easter.
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This is a short poem I wrote about sleep, or the lack there of. I've used this poem in creative movement and dramatization activities. I had an Orff levels instructor ask me recently if she could include this poem in a lesson she will be teaching in
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This is a PowerPoint with the lyrics to both verses of this song along with an arrangement for Boomwhackers. The Boomwhacker arrangement is the note names typed underneath the lyrics in a color coded format. The group I had perform this played it
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These are pictures of statues or poses for movement activities.
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This Bundle includes the lesson plan, PowerPoint, and free sheet music. The lesson plan and PowerPoint can be purchased separately, but with this bundle you get 20% off plus the free sheet music for the two main songs. The sheet music for I See
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This is a PowerPoint that teaches the melody for the song I See The Moon through solfege, then replaces the solfege with the lyrics. The solfege and lyrics all follow the melodic contour of the song. In this PowerPoint the pitch "Do" is in a red
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught the previous four years in Elementary Music, and I'm currently working in Special Education. I'm the Orff Specialist for the Children's Chorus of Greater North Texas and I serve on the board for this organization.

MY TEACHING STYLE

All things Orff. Lot's of movement. Very creative, yet structured. Sing, say, dance, play!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I was awarded a scholarship towards Orff Level 1 from the North Texas Chapter of the American Orff Schulwerk Association.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor's in Music Education in 2010. I also completed Orff Level 1 at SMU in Dallas, TX in 2016.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

My Wife and I currently reside in Denison, TX. We have a little boy, Rayne, who is six years old, and a chi-hua-hua, Peanut, who is eight. We are very involved musically at our Church. We also enjoy watching Rayne play sports. In my spare time I like reading and watching movies.

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