Basics of Rhythm is an all-in-one interactive lesson which guides students through the sights, sounds, and feel of rhythm in music. This slideshow keeps music students fully immersed in the concept using real-life photographs, colorful backgrounds, and meaningful interactions. The slideshow has a classic, sophisticated design geared to attract both young and advanced music students alike. Best of all, the intuitive slideshow is perfect for a non-music substitute as well as a master music teacher! Students will enjoy this slideshow as part of a center or whole-group activity on rhythm.
This is only the beginning of what is sure to be an epic series of “Basics”! Check out what’s already available:
Basics of Beat
Basics of Pitch
Basics of Rhythm
Basics of Harmony
Basics of Dynamics
—introductory slides with icon map and main menu for ease of navigation
—definition of rhythm
—5 slides featuring the sounds of rhythm (e.g., long notes, short notes, drum set, body percussion, found items)
—5 slides featuring the sights/videos of rhythm (e.g., graphic notation, standard notation, percussion notation, etc.)
—5 slides with interactive musical excerpts to show the feel of rhythm (e.g., body percussion, playing with rhythm instruments/found items, etc.)
—2 slides of the musical opposites (i.e., things that are not rhythm).
—5 bonus slides with additional audio examples and facts.
—4 slides with multiple choice questions (students click on the correct answer)
—1 slide with multiple bonus questions from which students can choose