This 5th grade winter unit uses the songs Winter Wonderland and Let it Snow to teach dotted eighth/sixteenth patterns. It uses an un-pitched percussion ostinato pattern and a winter poem with the rhythm. The winter poem is improvised in A pentatonic. Students improvise, speak and play instruments to practice the dotted eighth/sixteenth rhythm pattern.
An instructional powerpoint 57 pages
This unit can also be purchased in our Winter Bundle