5th Grade General Music Curriculum: September by Organized Chaos Music

This set comes with a list of concepts and skills to cover, lesson ideas to teach each concept or skill, and accompanying materials (links to free recordings and directions, printable worksheets, assessment rubrics, powerpoints and visuals etc) for the entire month of September for 5th grade.

Ukulele Get Started Guide by Pitch Publications

Looking for a way to incorporate Ukulele into your elementary or early middle school music classroom? Looking for a great motivation system for students and a wonderful curriculum for ukulele in the music classroom? Look no further! Rainbow Ukulele is for you!

It's a Toss Up! Truth or Dare Edition by Rhythmically Yours

Head over to your local dollar store and pick up a cupcake carrying tray for this fun truth or dare game. With a few supplies, a little bit of printing, cutting and laminating, you’ve got yourself a fun icebreaker center that will work for multiple grade levels!

Hot Cross Buns Recorder PowerPoint Lesson by SillyOMusic

This is the freebie version of my Recorder Cat PPT lesson for elementary general music class, and it’s a great starting point for students learning how to read music. It takes the guesswork out of teaching recorder and breaks down the songs through easily digestible chunks and repetition.

Composing Cards by The Yellow Brick Road

These Solfége Composing Cards are color-coded to match Boomwhackers™ or colored bells. The Solfége cards are perfect for creating simple student compositions or playing with instruments. Students will feel confident playing and composing with these manipulatives!

32 Weeks of Listening Posters by Mrs. Stouffer's Music Room

You are constantly looking for posters of musicians that aren’t the same people over and over. This AMAZING set has you covered! This editable poster set has 192 musicians/composers total.

Superhero Rhythm Game, Interactive Game for Ta Rest by Beth's Music Classroom

My students loved playing this rhythm review game for quarter rest. Students click on any superhero picture, which shows them the rhythm for that picture. Then they can speak or play it, as a whole group or for individual practice.

Get To Know You Bingo by Ginny's Music Space

Use this easy activity to use at the beginning of the year with your students in any grade or subject. There are two different ways to play (full card or 5 in a row). Simply print enough copies for your students, and have fun getting to know each other this year!

Pumpkin Spice Write the Room and Composition Activity by Harmony with Mrs. Hahn

This freebie will help your students practice writing, reading and composing their own rhythm patterns with quarter notes and paired eighth notes. This is a resource you could even leave for a sub or use on a no-voice day.

Roll-A-Rhythm Dice Composing by Nerdy Music Mama

Get your students composing right away with this fun dice composing activity! Perfect for centers!

Llama Grade Level Posters by Noteworthy By Jen

“Llama” tell you how useful it is to label your walls with these posters! You can use them for a word wall or to designate lessons/learning objectives for each grade–and do it in style!

Soundscape Composition Squares by Hutzel House of Music

Get your kids composing with body percussion and other found sounds! This can be done in the classroom or as a distance learning activity. There are even options for kids to create their own sounds!

Composer Go Fish! by Musical Interactions

Get students interested in learning more about composers with Composers Go Fish! The cards include 4 facts about each composer for students to read while collecting matches.

Moosical Rhythms-Read and Write Quarter and Eighth Notes Digital Edition for Paperless Classrooms and Distance Learning by Sally's Sea of Songs

Students use any rhythm system to practice reading 4-beat patterns composed of various combinations of characters. The final section allows students to slide the characters to create their own patterns to read. A pdf worksheet is included to extend the lesson. This is a Google Slide resource. 

Growth Mindset Brain Unit Free Sample by Nerdy Music Mama

Do you want to teach your students to have a growth mindset but feel like just telling them to “keep trying” isn’t enough? Why not teach your students explicitly about how the brain learns in order to help them understand why they need to practice and why making connections is important.