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Amy Burns

We Are Dancing In The Forest Kodály and Orff Schulwerk Inspired Play-Along (Boomwhackers, Percussion, Recorder, and Ukulele) and Manipulatives

Grades: 5th Grade, 4th Grade, 3rd Grade
Subjects: Music

Student Instructions

Follow along with the activity: Click add Page 1: Title Page 2: Warm up and 🎤 your warmup. Page 3: Get ready for the melody Page 4: 👂 and sing along Page 5: This is a movement game to play in class Page 6: Get ready for the bass line Page 7: Practice the bass line with the virtual boomwhackers Page 8: Get ready for the melody Page 9: Practice the melody with the virtual boomwhackers or your recorder Pages 10-12: Reminders of how to play the notes on the recorders Page 13: Get ready for the ukulele Page 14: Reminder of the chord C Page 15: Practice on your ukulele (click here for a virtual ukulele https://www.doctormusik.com/apps-and-games/virtual-ukulele/ Page 16: Get ready to create a B Section for the song Page 17: 🎤 as you drag and drop the rhythm patterns to create the B Section Page 18: Get ready to play along with the video Page 19: Play-Along video

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

This lesson can be performed over multiple classes. You can use this Seesaw Activity to practice the concepts being taught, as manipulatives to project for the lesson, or as an assessment or retrieval practice for reading rhythms, singing the tonal pattern of mi, sol, la, for performing the pattern of mi, sol, and la on the recorder, for performing on a ukulele, for practicing with virtual boomwhackers, or for decoding the entire melody. Google slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1fHjgrbaRpyIiBY6aLjXf0XuRk8G-96EGEj94rr9w2_w/copy PDF File: https://drive.google.com/file/d/10_7A9PKoapFKYa7ZvIojoJ55OizNpaY9/view?usp=sharing YouTube Play-Along Video (also included on Page 19): https://youtu.be/hCwj2SRlunY