Orff for Beginners

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By Orff for Beginners
Our best-selling first grade curriculum continues right where the Pre-Orff Exploration left off. This one semester curriculum includes 20 lessons in 8 units. Students will learn how to hold mallets, how to be respectful to the instruments, how to
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$25.00
88 ratings
3.9
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By Orff for Beginners
This whole year second year curriculum teaches students all the concepts they are expected to learn in their second year of Orff experiences. There are 11 units, all of which are sold individually, but are bundled here for a discount. The BearThis
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$35.00
21 ratings
4.0
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By Orff for Beginners
This whole year recorder curriculum is called ROCKSTAR RECORDER! The goal of this curriculum is to use Sing, Say, Move and Play to teach the recorder. Students will learn recorder in a sequence and also make sure that the xylophones aren’t
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Instrumental Music
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$45.00
24 ratings
4.0
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By Orff for Beginners
This beginning of the year third grade unit teaches tempo. Students will learn six tempos: Largo, Adagio, Andante, Moderato, Allegro and Presto through song, movement, technology, and vocabulary words. THIS UNIT INCLUDES: An Instructional 28
Subjects:
Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$4.00
10 ratings
4.0
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By Orff for Beginners
This beginning of the year second grade unit teaches or reviews so, mi, la and do. Using an apple theme, students will sing, say, move and play with apple songs to teach the concepts. Included are interventions and a manipulative. Finished with
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Thematic Unit Plans
$4.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Orff for Beginners
“It’s Preschool Time” is ready for your preschool students! After much success with our “It’s Music Time” curriculum in the Kindergarten classes, we decided to bring it to the preschool level. Similar to “It’s Music Time,” these lessons are
Subjects:
Music
Grades:
PreK
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$35.00
7 ratings
3.8
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By Orff for Beginners
This first grade unit teaches high and low and so and mi on the xylophones. Students will use movement, visuals and xylophone activities to understand the concepts. THIS UNIT INCLUDES: An Instructional 19 page Power Point Three
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$4.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Orff for Beginners
This third grade middle of the year unit uses the concept of rain to teach major and minor. Students review tonal center, and experience the sounds of major and minor with a movement story and 6 short rain pieces that help students hear major and
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$5.00
8 ratings
4.0
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By Orff for Beginners
This K-5 unit concentrates on a Valentine's Day Celebration. Each lesson comes with manipulatives and a power point. Grades 2-4 have a Language Arts activity and Grade 5 is a whole three week unit working with time signature and syncopation. THIS
Subjects:
Music
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$5.00
10 ratings
4.0
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By Orff for Beginners
These are the 4 units that we teach before we begin our First Year Orff Exploration. The FarmThis beginning of the year First Grade lesson plan continues the work begun in Kindergarten and bumps it up a bit. The format is the same as Kindergarten,
Subjects:
Music
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$12.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Orff for Beginners
This whole year third year curriculum teaches students all the concepts they are expected to learn in their third year of Orff experiences. There are 8 units, all of which are sold individually, but are bundled here for a discount. TempoThis
Subjects:
Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$30.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Orff for Beginners
This middle of the year third grade unit teaches meter, canons and dotted half notes. Students will practice conducting and feeling music in groups of two and three. THIS UNIT INCLUDES: An Instructional 34 page Power Point Three
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Printables
$4.00
7 ratings
3.9
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By Orff for Beginners
This bundled item puts together seven fall units in one product. The Preschool ones are added for free since not everyone teaches preschool. It’s Preschool Time!- FALLThis Preschool fall unit focuses on rhythm exploration with the theme of Fall
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
PreK, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$15.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Orff for Beginners
This entire year kindergarten curriculum teaches students to sing, say, move and play. The It's Music Time curriculum is divided up into 8 different times. Vocal Time, Singing Time, Opposite Time, Instrument Time, Movement Time, Nursery Rhyme Time,
Subjects:
Music
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$90.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Orff for Beginners
This K-5 Unit contains one or more lessons for each grade level. Kindergarten uses the “It’s Music Time” theme. First grade expands on “It’s Music Time” with more complicated activities. Second grade starts teaching about building blocks using
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$10.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Orff for Beginners
This mid-year second grade unit teaches mi, re and do using the theme of frogs. Students will be playing instruments, learning about 2/4 time signature, conducting, half note, half rest, and canon. THIS UNIT INCLUDES: An Instructional 57 page
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$4.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Orff for Beginners
This mid year first grade unit reviews steady beat, rhythm of the words and playing instruments. It is not a Halloween lesson, simply a fall lesson. THIS UNIT INCLUDES: An Instructional 19 page Power Point Two Lessons Manipulatives Up Next:
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Orff for Beginners
This beginning of the year third grade unit teaches improvising, composing canons, partner songs and a new pentatonic through the theme of camping. Students will sing canons and partner songs and compose and improvise on instruments. THIS UNIT
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$4.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Orff for Beginners
This middle of the year second grade unit teaches students about 16th notes. The unit teaches 16th notes through singing, dancing, speaking and playing instruments with penguin activities. THIS UNIT INCLUDES: An Instructional Power Point 46
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Orff for Beginners
This beginning of the year second grade lesson, uses the theme of rain to teach la, tonal center and dynamics. THIS UNIT INCLUDES: An Instructional Power Point 31 pagesThree LessonsManipulativesUp next: Apple TreeThis unit can also be purchased in
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
3 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Leslie King: Elementary Music Specialist Pre-K through 5th Grade 11 years Private Piano Lesson Instructor: 8 years Come Sing With Me: Early Childhood music classes Musical Reader's Theatre Instructor Grades 3-4 3 years Ellen Augsburger: Elementary Music Specialist Pre-K through 5th Grade 11 years Private Piano Lesson Instructor: 15 years

MY TEACHING STYLE

We believe that children are the creators of their own music. Our lessons include many children's stories, movement, dance, instruments, songs, games, nursery rhymes and folk songs. We believe that children should be engaged in learning and encouraged to create on their own.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Presented Lessons at local Orff Chapter meetings.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Leslie King: Undergraduate: Cornerstone University Elementary Education Major with minors in music and language arts. Masters: Elementary Education with emphasis in music. Orff Levels One and Two certified Ellen Augsburger: Undergraduate: Goshen College Music Education Major with minor in Piano Pedagogy Masters: Anderson University Music Education with emphasis in Orff Orff Levels One, Two and Three certified

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We create our own Christmas Musical Programs using Children's Christmas stories.

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