This drumming song is perfect for the elementary music classroom or any holiday performance. This song package reinforces beat and any rhythm pattern of your choosing. The SMART activity provides a composition activity that provides students with an opportunity to create their own ostinatos to play along with the song. The piece also reinforces dynamic contrasts. Recording Length 1:00
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The SMART Notebook file includes two activities. The first is a rhythm composition activity. The second is a 13-page melody mapping activity. Students will draw the melodic contour of the entire piece to reinforce the concepts of high and low and ascending and descending.
Concepts Highlighted in the PDF and SMART file:
- dynamic contrasts
- 4-beat grouping
- time signature 4/4
- melodic contour
This package includes:
- Recording with vocals (mp3)
- Accompaniment track (mp3)
- SMART Notebook file
- PDF with melody, lyrics, chords and lesson ideas
- Tutorial video (mp4)
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