Based on the pedagogy of Orff-Schulwerk, this is a motivating Smart board lesson that has students matching the names of popular gum brands with rhythm patterns using quarter notes and eighth notes. Student learn a jumprope rhyme and accompany with body percussion which is then transferred to rhythm instruments. Finally, students apply what they have learned to play a game in which timbres of instruments are identified.
Lesson Objectives: Students will…
1. Read and notate rhythms.
2. Identify instruments by timbre.
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