This POWER-POINT BUNDLE includes 5 Kodaly based bird themed songs. These lessons are sold separately in my TpT store, however, purchasing them as a BUNDLE will save you $3. Songs/Files in this BUNDLE include:
1. Yesterday I Heard A Robin Sing: Intro. Low Ti/1st & 2nd Endings - PPT Edition -
This PPT lesson prepares upper elementary music students for learning Low Ti as well as the concept of 1st and 2nd endings in a piece of music. Activities in this lesson include a simple beat tapping chart, a rhythm tapping chart, a rhythm dictation activity, an introduction, definition, explanation, and purpose of 1st and 2nd endings, and much more. The pleasant melody of this song will be sure to get you and your students in the mood for spring!!
2. Bluebird, Bluebird: Prep. High Do' & Practicing Ta-a (Kodaly Based) PPT Edition -
This adorable PPT lesson helps prepare elementary music students for new Solfege tone "High Do" while reinforcing their knowledge of rhythm pattern "Ta-a." Activities in this lesson include a bluebird icon beat tapping chart, a bluebird rhythm icon tapping chart, a bluebird rhythmic notation/dictation tapping chart, a melodic reading exercise in which students are visually introduced to the new "mystery" tone using bluebird icons on a 3 line/2 space staff (students are asked to take note of where the new "mystery" tone is placed on the staff in relation to the other known pitches), a melodic reading exercise of the entire song on a traditional 5 line/4 space staff with bluebird icons as note-heads in which the "mystery" note is kept hidden behind and interactive shape feature, and SO MUCH MORE!! High Do is eventually presented/revealed at the end of the lesson. Adorable and colorful graphics enhance and grab your young musicians attention from the very beginning of this lesson!!
3. Little Red Bird: Practicing "Do" & Preparing "Re" - PPT Ed -
This PPT lesson is a great way for your elementary music students (grades 2-3) to practice/review their knowledge of "do" while preparing for the new tone "re." In this PPT lesson, activities include a heartbeat bird icon tapping chart, a rhythm bird icon tapping chart, a rhythm notation/dictation activity, reading the melodic notation from the staff where the mystery tone "re" is kept hidden (with bird icons as note heads), and reading the melodic notation with real rhythm icons as note heads where "re" is finally revealed. A fun practice activity at the end of the lesson is included for students to test their knowledge of where "re" sits on the staff in many places based upon the movable do concept.
4. Here Comes A Bluebird - Intro. to "Re" & "Ta-a" (Kodaly Based) - PPT Edition -
In this PPT lesson, elementary music students in grades 1-3 will be introduced to new Solfege tone "re" as well as new rhythm pattern "ta-a." Activities in this lesson include a colorful beat tapping chart, two different rhythm icon tapping charts using bluebirds as the notation icons (1 chart shows the preparation for "ta-a" using tied "ta's" [or tied bluebirds] and the other chart shows black-lined bluebirds as the "ta-a"), presenting/identify/labeling new tone "re" on the staff, and much more.
5. Ladybird: Song for Practicing "Mi-Sol-La" (Kodaly Based) PPT Edition -
This PPT lesson is a great way for elementary music students to practice and reinforce their knowledge of tone set "mi-sol-la." Activities in this lesson include a heartbeat tapping chart with cute bird picture icons, a rhythm icon tapping chart with birds as the rhythm icons, a rhythm dictation chart where upon the click of the mouse, the rhythm to the song fills in on top of the heartbeat picture icons using real rhythm notation icons, a reading "mi-sol-la' in various places on a 3 line/2 space staff exercise, and finally reading/singing the song in it's entirety on a full staff in two different notation forms (1 with cute bird picture icons as note heads and 1 with real rhythm notation icons as note heads). This lesson is appropriate for students in grades 1-3.
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