Basics of Beat is an all-in-one interactive music lesson which guides students through the sights, sounds, and feel of steady beat 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 is the perfect introduction to steady beat for your music students!
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This resource is perfect for:
★elementary music teachers
★middle school music teachers
WHAT YOU'LL GET WITH YOUR DOWNLOAD:
► main menu with clickable links
► simplified definition of steady beat
MAIN MUSIC CONTENT with REAL-LIFE STEADY BEAT EXAMPLES
► 5 slides featuring audio examples of steady beat (e.g., heart beat, clock, metronome).
► 4 slides featuring real-life images and videos of steady beat (e.g., pendulum clock, heart monitor, conducting baton).
► 4 slides with interactive audio (i.e., students are encouraged to use body percussion to keep a steady beat).
► 3 slides of the musical opposites (i.e., sights and sounds that are not a steady beat).
► 4 bonus slides with additional audio examples.
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUIZ for ASSESSMENT
► 4 slides with multiple choice questions for assessment (students click on the correct answer)
► 1 slide with multiple bonus 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
WHAT CUSTOMERS LOVE ABOUT THIS RESOURCE:
“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!”
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