This PDF set for Chicken on a Fencepost is an excellent approach to presenting this song and its key components in a visual way for your students!
Included are slides for:
• Story (historical background)
• Beat (with and without lyrics)
• Rhythm (stick notation)
• Four verses broken down as:
- Melody with directional visual icons only
- Melody with directional visual icons and solfege syllables
- Melody with directional visual icons and lyrics
- Melody on the staff with lyrics and stick notation rhythm
• Instruments page with song extension rhythms to play on classroom instruments or body percussion
• Game directions (simplified and full versions explained)
Project this PDF file onto your SmartBoard, whiteboard or Apple TV in your classroom for a slide-by-slide teaching tool for this song.