Put out four chairs. One student sits on a chair for Ta, two students sit on one chair for Ta Di, no students sit in the chair for a rest. They can compose music. Having no kid in the chair on a rest shows the beat is still there.
Link to Martin Luther King Jr - A Tribute in Music Class: A student from Brooklyn, NY used video clips of the speech and ran them through auto-tune. Auto-tune is a technology that alters voices to be more in-tune. It was originally designed for singers, but this students used it to create a song from a speech. WOW.
Autumn Songs by Rob Amchin - Beautiful songs and instrumental pieces about Autumn from around the world. Orff process lesson plans and teaching suggestions are included for each song. A perfect resource for every elementary music teacher!