Frere Jacques/Are you Sleeping? is a song for teaching singing in a round (part-singing). This lesson is appropriate for 2nd grade as an introduction to part-singing or can be used with older students as a review.
This product features:
Steady beat practice with Are you Sleeping?
Student leader opportunities for conducting the steady beat
Questions about song meaning for prompting a class discussion
Playing classroom instruments to identify call/echo patterns in the melody
Preparation and practice slides for singing in a round
Definition of a round
Learning the words for Frere Jacques
Rhythm practice for Frere Jacques
Simple Solfa identification in call/echo patterns of the melody
Compare/contrast singing in unison and singing in a round
Singing in a round with Frére Jacques
Options for a challenge in which students split up into two or more groups to sing in a round
Solfa sheet music for the melody in the key of F