Frog in the Millpond: a song and game for teaching quarter rest

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1st, 2nd, 3rd
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Frog in the Millpond

Frog in the Millpond is a traditional song for teaching quarter rest. This lesson is appropriate for 1st grade as an introduction to rest, but can also be used with older students as a review of rest or as an extension activity for do/mi identification. Students will sing, play a circle game, notate rhythms, compose with quarter rests, and more.

Slides feature:

—lyrics of Frog in the Millpond
—Steady beat practice with student conductor
—Printable manipulatives for steady beat practice
—Preparation of silent beats
—Practice with quarter rests
—Presentation of quarter rest (with stick and standard notation)
—Ta/ti-ti rhythm practice
—Writing ta’s, ti-ti’s, and rests in stick notation for assessment
—Identification of Solfa patterns including Do and Mi
—Circle game to practice quarter rest
—Composition activity with ta, ti-ti, and rest
—Copycats, learning placement for Do and Mi on the staff
—An extension activity for identifying Do and Mi on the staff
—Sheet music in the key of G

—Printables for large and small group circle games
—Printable beat sheet for rhythm assessment
—Printable rhythm cards for composing with ta, ti-ti, and rest
Total Pages
42
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Frog in the Millpond: a song and game for teaching quarter rest
Frog in the Millpond: a song and game for teaching quarter rest
Frog in the Millpond: a song and game for teaching quarter rest
Frog in the Millpond: a song and game for teaching quarter rest
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