Chicken on a Fencepost is a great folk song to introduce, review, and practice sixteenth notes in the elementary music classroom. The song features quarter, eighth, and sixteenth notes.
The PDF contains the following slides:
Slide with lyrics
Steady beat with picture icons and heart beats
Rhythms with picture icons
Where do you hear four sounds on one beat?
Steady beat slide with highlighted lyrics where there is four sounds in a beat
Introducing sixteenth notes (standard and stick notation)
Song with rhythmic notation, including sixteenths (standard and stick notation)
Game instructions with video link
Optional game extension
Rhythm cards featuring sixteenth notes for game extension or extra review, color and printer friendly version (standard and stick notation)
Worksheet to notate the rhythms of the song
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