Basics of Steady Beat is a free sample from the all-in-one interactive music lesson which guides students through the sights, sounds, and feel of steady beat basics in music. This PowerPoint Presentation uses real-life images, audio, playalong recordings, and video links to keep students meaningfully engaged in the concept of steady beat.
This resource is perfect for:
✅ elementary music teachers
✅ middle school music teachers
✅ substitute teachers
✅ student teachers
All features marked with this symbol (❌) are only available in the paid version.
► main menu with clickable links
❌ simplified definition of dynamics
MAIN MUSIC CONTENT with REAL-LIFE EXAMPLES
► 7 slides (how it sounds) featuring audio examples of dynamics.
❌ 7 slides (how it feels) with interactive audio where students can move and playalong to the dynamics.
❌ 7 slides (how it looks) with video links featuring dynamics in real-life scenarios.
❌ 2 slides (what it isn’t) of the musical opposite of dynamics.
❌ 4 bonus slides with additional audio and video examples.
MULTIPLE CHOICE PRE-QUIZ AND POST-QUIZ for ASSESSMENT
❌ 4 multiple choice-questions as a pre-quiz
❌ 4 multiple choice questions as a post-quiz
- students click on the answer and receive immediate feedback
❌ 4 bonus challenge questions
► 3 page PDF including a sample lesson plan, ideas for introduction and review, and blog post links with additional lesson ideas and repertoire choices.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
► how to play the audio and video links
► general tips for sequencing the lesson
► To see every resource in my Basics Series, click HERE.
WHAT CUSTOMERS LOVE ABOUT THE BASICS OF STEADY BEAT:
OMG! What an amazing resource! This presentation is so well put together, very professional looking and will make my introduction of beat stick!”
“For my kids to see a 'pendulum' metronome is going to be so helpful for them to grasp the concept of steady beat; they will hear AND see the beat movement. Your slides and sounds are right on!”
“Students enjoyed it and it clearly taught the concept. Highly recommended! Very happy with this purchase!”