Elementary GrooveTracks

Exciting, Performance-ready Songs for your Elementary Music Classroom!

April 15, 2020

Video 

Brand new found sound play along to the song Great Big House in New Orleans. I made this one with 2nd-3rd grade in mind. Let's Jam!

Sheet Music and Track Download here:

https://www.elementarygroovetracks.com/single-post/2018/11/19/Great-Big-House-In-New-Orleans-Fre...

April 14, 2020

Video 

Have your students use the instruments they made to play along to the song Old Joe Clark. Let's Jam!

This Jam is best suited for 4th and 5th grade.

April 6, 2020

In this lesson, students use everyday household items to make found sound instruments and play along to the included instrumental arrangement. Fun, creative, engaging.

April 1, 2020

Use this video lesson to help your students discover the difference between the sound of a child's voice, an adult female voice, and an adult male voice. Just who's voice is it anyway?

March 23, 2020

Because of many schools moving to an online platform due to the recent pandemic, I have create a lesson video that you can use to help supplement you online teaching. 

This is the link to the resources for this lesson:

https://www.elementarygroovetracks.com/single-p...

January 23, 2020

Conflict and power struggles in the elementary music classroom can be tricky to manage. On the one hand, you want to diffuse the situation as quickly as possible so you can go on teaching your students, but on the other hand, you may want to ensure that you students re...

January 14, 2020

Swing Low Sweet Chariot is a classic African American Spiritual. This song makes a welcome addition to a Black History Month program.

Download The Groovetrack Here

Download The Sheet Music Here

October 15, 2019

Have you wanted to start a singing group at your school, but don’t know where to start? Maybe you’ve taken some of the first steps, feel overwhelmed, and don’t know where to go from there. 

If you can relate then this quick guide may help you finally assemble the chorus...

October 7, 2019

Anything can happen when you go to tea with the Duchess! This fun song can be sung as a round, and is a favorite of my choral students. The included Groovetrack goes through the melody twice and then puts it into a round. This song is a great way to introduce harmony t...

September 17, 2019

When teaching elementary music, small changes that are easy to implement can make a big difference. Deciding to harness the power of short phrases in teaching is one such change that can yield big success in getting the results you want.

So, just what is this “power” in...

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