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Amy Burns

Long-Legged Sailor Kodály and Orff Schulwerk Inspired

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

Student Instructions

1. Click add 2. On pages 1 and 2, click to the next page to begin learning the tonal pattern.​ 3. Listen first and then record with the mic. 4. Click to listen to the song. 5. Listen and dance on your knees or sit and crouch down. 6. Use the boomwhackers to play this bass line.​ 7. Listen and dance by standing or sitting with your knees together. 8. Use the boomwhackers to practice and perform the melody.​ 9. Listen and dance with one leg curved as a bow with that leg’s foot resting on the other leg’s knee. Or sit with one arm curved resting on their hip. 10. Use the boomwhackers again or use your own recorder/xylophone to practice and perform the melody.​ 11. Listen while dancing with your legs crossed while standing or sit and cross your arms. 12. Practice this rhythm pattern. Click to hear how it is performed.​ 13. and 14. Practice the triangle part. 15. Listen to the percussion parts. Did you perform it correctly on pages 12-14? 16. Grab an instrument, or sing, or dance along with the 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 M R D, for performing the pattern of mi re-re do on the recorder, or for decoding the entire melody. Google Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1yZc3cVj3E5cecZ8lBgcx0KsRdEhQlcXopEJMAfvgyXw/copy YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/KDSmk1P9sgY PDF of Slides: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1aEsBUC9yEyPGZ6fiBMnAagNL_6ZjYV85/view?usp=sharing