This file contains slides for the folk song, Knock the Cymbals. This song helps to prepare, present, and practice a half note.
Hardest Rhythmic Concept: ta-a
Other Rhythmic Concepts: ta, ti-ti
I have included a copy of the song in case it is not one from your folk song collection.
This will help you:
- Prepare, present, and practice ta-a
These are the slides included:
- Icons to keep the beat to the song
- Icons to show the rhythm of the song
- Hearts representing the beat in preparation for introducing the half note
- Slides dictating the rhythm without a half note (shows quarter notes tied together, and explains what a tie is)
- Introduction slides for ta-a (with other syllable choices and a blank slide for those that use something else)
- Rhythmic notation of the song in standard notation (also included is the song file with stick notation instead)
- Slide with original song notation
Half Note Game file:
- Interactive game for practicing clapping rhythms with half notes, quarter notes, eighth notes, and quarter rests.
- Printable cut-outs for students to practice putting the song in order
Beat/Rhythm Charts File:
- Printable student beat and rhythm charts
(All files are PDF files)
This file is over 90 PAGES!
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Looking for other songs to help teach Ta-a?
Frere Jacques - French Folk Song
Shoheen Sho - Welsh Folk Song
Bickle Bockle - Folk Song
Acadian Lullaby - Nova Scotian Folk Song
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