- Miss White Had a Fright
- On a Cold October Night-VOCAL Exploration Lesson
- Pumpkin Eyes
- Let’s Get This Game Started HALLOWEEN
- Pass the Pumpkin
- The Monster Mash
In both PowerPoint and Google Slides versions, this 25-slide presentation includes mp3s of the song arrangement with a Kodaly process, Orff approach, and movement, game, and a melodic assessment.
Miss White Had a Fright
Experience the poem through beat and rhythm. Explore the poem by learning a melody on barred instruments, improvising on recorders, and/or creating a melody using Boomwhackers. Examine what you’ve learned by identifying the rhythms of the poem. In both PowerPoint and Google Slides versions.
On a Cold October Night-VOCAL Exploration Lesson
A lesson plan for a FABULOUS good time exploring the sounds “on a cold October night.”
Add xylophone on a D minor bordun.
Add some color with percussion instruments on “eyes, “bright”, “creatures”, and “night.”
Prominent melodic elements include the opening la, ti, do and do, re, mi and then the ending do, ti, la.
Rhythmic elements-quarter note, half note, eighth notes.
Add ukulele. The D minor chord is fairly easy because it’s the fingering for F with an added third finger. Play D minor for the entire song.
Let’s Get This Game Started HALLOWEEN
The fun ice-breaker activity!
Pass the Pumpkin
A great beat passing game and chance to play mi-re-do-ti-la on instruments! FUN!
The Monster Mash
Multi-day lesson plans that include dancing, instrument playing, stick routine, ukulele parts, and so much more!
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