Learn a West African welcome song with “Fanga Alafia” which means “Welcome, peace, good will to you!” Also included in this lesson pak is a student article on Liberia, a recorded pronunciation guide for the Yoruba lyrics, and guided instructions on how to improvise a percussion accompaniment. Use this welcome song for the beginning of the school year, or to welcome guests to your classroom or school.
Poem by Randy DeLelles and Jeff Kriske to help teach the movements for The Cup Game plus 2 Videos on YouTube of Anna Kendrick performing a Cups "When I'm Gone" Cover and another video by The Harvard Undergraduate Drummers (THUD) perform a remix of the cup song made famous by Anna Kendrick in the movie Pitch Perfect.
William Tell Overture with rhythm sticks (form). I wish you could hear the rhythm sticks, but it is a good way to teach about form, since they do different things for the different parts of the form and you can see when parts come back.