Grizzly Bear - This song is perfect for the Kodaly Inspired music classroom. This singing game is one of my favorites! Perfect to play when preparing or practicing loud and soft as well as ta rest.
Hardest Rhythmic Concept: ta rest (quarter rest)
Other Rhythmic Concepts: ta, titi
This PDF includes slides for:
Steady Beat Icons
Loud/Soft Dynamics Slides
Ta rest preparation through rhythmic icons
Read known rhythms with ? for mystery rhythm
Ta rest presentation (both where ta rest is written using "Z" and standard notation, just use the slides you need)
Ta rest practice with stick notation (both where ta rest is written using "Z" and standard notation, just use the slides you need)
Singing game directions
Copy of the song (sheet music)
Cards with each four beat rhythm pattern of this song. You can print and cut these and students can put the song in order in groups, individually or in centers.
Vocal exploration slides. Follow the grizzly bear as he leaves the cave.
This file can be used with any system for counting rhythms.
Find more resources for teaching ta rest here!