This one little folk song, Down by the Station, has so many teaching opportunities in it. This set will allow you to use the song to instruct Do Re and Mi as well as half notes and quarter notes.
Included in this set are 4 files:
1. Down by the Station Solfege Set: These slides will allow students to see Down by the Station notated pictorally, on a 5 line staff, and in G major.
2. Down by the Station Rhythm Identification Set: These slides will allow students to see the rhythm of the song written in pictures, with pictures and rhythms, and with text and rhythm notation.
3. Down by the Station Rhythm Dictation Worksheets: 2 worksheets allow students to dictate the rhythm of the song in 2 slightly different ways.
4. B Section Composition Word Chain Cards: These cards allow students to learn about Rondo form, while accomplishing the difficult standard of composing and arranging. Students will use the provided word chain cards to compose their own B section in groups. Directions for creating a whole piece performance as a class are provided.
Hope this jam packed song provides your students with lots of learning, covering many of the national standards for music education.
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