OCTOBER- Teaching holiday songs throughout the school year

OCTOBER- Teaching holiday songs throughout the school year

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OCTOBER- Teaching holiday songs throughout the school year
  • How to Teach Holiday Music Throughout the School Year

    In this video, you'll learn tips for including holiday music throughout the school year, how to find activities and songs, and why it's ok to just have fun with your students sometimes.

  • What holidays to include throughout the school year and how to find a balance be

    What holidays to include throughout the school year and how to find a balance between teaching sacred and secular music

  • How to Include Students Who Can't Participate with Holiday Music

    In this Facebook live replay, we'll be discussing ways you can include students who can't participate with holiday music.

  • Holiday calendar and song suggestions.pdf

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    Holiday calendar and song suggestions for the school year

  • Recommended resources-teaching holiday songs.pdf

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    A list of blog posts, podcast episodes, books, and program ideas about teaching holiday songs throughout the school year.

  • The-Thing-That-Isnt-There

    This song teaches students to use their head voice and how to sing verses. After students sing the song, they can add ostinatos on instruments and with voices.

    Materials needed- rhythm or melodic instruments

    Grade level- lower and upper elementary

  • The Thing that Isn't There lesson plan.pdf

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    This lesson plan accompanies "The Thing that Isn't There" lesson found in the October or holiday songs categories.

  • This-Is-Halloween

    "This is Halloween" is a poem to use during Halloween time. After learning the poem, students will add vocal or instrument ostinatos.

    Materials needed- melodic or rhythm instruments

    Grade level- lower elementary

  • _This is Halloween_ lesson plan.pdf

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    Lesson plan to go along with the "This is Halloween" lesson found in the October or holiday lessons categories.

  • A-Turkey-Named-Burt

    "A Turkey Named Burt" is the perfect song to use during Thanksgiving time. Students will learn the song, then add movement and vocal ostinatos.

    Materials needed:
    rhythm or melodic instruments

    Grade level: lower elementary

  • _A Turkey Named Bert_ lesson plan.pdf

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    Lesson plan to accompany the "A Turkey Named Burt" video lesson in the holidays or October categories.

  • In-The-Window

    "In the Window" is a song about Hanukkah to use in Winter. Students will learn what Hanukkah is and use their singing voices.

  • _In the Window_ lesson plan.pdf

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    Lesson plan to accompany the "In the Window" lesson found in the holiday music and October categories.