Like to keep the learning going throughout your March music class lessons? Me too! Whether preparing for concerts, or celebrating MIOSM, I like my students to have opportunities to continue learning skills. So let’s MARCH into MARCH with this FUN and catchy ORFF song for K-6. It’s got note names, Color notes and a writing activity for your students. Great Common Core connect activity and fun way to promote and celebrate Music in our Schools Month.
MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS SONG
Elementary music teachers! Celebrate Music in Schools Month in Orff style! This original arrangement has 2 vocal parts and 4 instrument parts that gives you an easy to learn performing piece for your school’s celebrations. K-6 applications.
HERE’S HOW TO USE THIS RESOURCE:
K- 2 sing the song, 3-4 Sing and Play, 4-5-6 Sing both parts and play the arrangement. Use this original song and orff arrangement in music class, music concerts and elementary choirs.
The second song is “MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS-WE LOVE MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS”. For SINGING 2 PARTS, PLAYING Xylophones or for Color Coded instruments.
MARCH IS MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS ORFF SONG AND PRINTABLES is actually 2 different Songs with the same melody.
The product has a complete ORFF arrangement with teaching pages for the NOTES of the C scale and a RHYTHMIC NOTATION teaching page. And, I added in a COLORED Xylophone with the note names to use with the COLOR NOTE NAME PAGES.
MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS MUSIC LESSONS
You’ll find Mp3 Practice tracks to help students hear and then play along with.
Finally, add in the Bass and some Shakers!
Sing a 2 part song
Read and Play notes
Play in an ensemble
2 short melodies and words that can be sung together or separately
Steady Beat-Hand Drum
Bass Ostinato-Bass Xylophone
Color Coded Notes version for your Color Coded Instruments like Bells, Chimes and Xylophones
Mp3 Accompaniment Tracks
Each part is printed on a separate sheet so that you can pass them out to different groups to work on and then have everyone play together-or you can have everyone learn 1 part at a time. It also means you can just use the MELODY sheets if that’s all you want to do! Use the PDF for your projector or Print in Grays scale for Centers.
MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS CELEBRATION
HOW TO CELEBRATE IDEAS:
Record your students playing the song and sharing it on social media.