HOT CROSS BUNS:
Number 4 in my series Songs for the Kodaly classroom.
ta ti-ti introduce rest and m r d pattern.
A perfect song for teaching the 1 beat rest and the solfa pattern m r d.
Play “Woof Card” puzzle p4 ( TpT)
Pass a stuffy heart around the circle, stopping at the rest before continuing on the next beat.
Sing in a circle clapping first the rhythm (“How many rests were there?)” Complete p5.
Show that a rest can be represented by a Z and then by the real rest symbol. Play Puzzle p16 using rhythm cards.
Hot Cross Buns extends the s l m pattern downwards to include r and d. Sing using the hand signs. Explain p7. Play the hand sign card game to reinforce. (TpT) Complete p6. Play m r d on tone blocks. Play Puzzle using rhythm and solfa cards.
Play “Make a Song” (TpT) using known rhythms
and m r d cards.
SOLFA ON STAFF
Understanding that d can move is essential for ear training and future learning of scale patterns. Study p8.
Introduce the 3 line staff – p9 and complete the worksheet p10. Later include the 5 line staff -11, 12, 13.
FORM Study the A A B A form and complete p15.
Review with quiz sheet p15 and quiz cards p18
p1 the song on the staff
p2 lesson guide
p3 game instructions & logo
p4 “Woof Card” Puzzle
p5 fill in rhythm
p6 fill in rhythm & solfa
p7 words, solfa & hand signs demo
p8 song on staff with hand signs demo
p9,10 song on 3 line staff and worksheet
p11 m r d worksheet on 5 line staff
p12 song on staff, fill in solfa worksheet G=d
p13 song on staff, fill in solfa worksheet F=d
p14 phrase worksheet template
p15 quiz sheet
p18 quiz cards