Brought to you by Kodaly Music With Mrs Perry, this Traditional Mexican Song is so fun. It includes melody and rhythm work, rondo form work, dance instructions, xylophone parts, assessment, maps, and much, much more (16 pages).
HERE IS WHAT YOU GET:
* BACKGROUND INFO: Cinco de Mayo information (in a nutshell), Interactive maps, photo of the Mexican flag
*INSTRUMENT INFO: photos and names of traditional Mexican instruments, as well as three photos of mariachi bands
*VISUAL RONDO: for those visual learners, there is a page of drag and drop shapes to create a rondo pattern.
*MORE VISUAL RONDO: There are two pages of interactive sombreros to show form as students listen to La Raspa, which is embedded..
*KINESTHETIC RONDO: The dance page lists the steps and correspond with the rondo form lettering. The music is embedded.
*RHYTHM: is not neglected. The A section, which is in 6/8 time is written out and very simple. Children can draw in the barlines. The music is embedded in the time signature.
*MELODY: There are two melody pages. One shows the contour and students follow the bouncing sombrero, which moves on the beat. The other has the pitches on the staff.
*ACCOMPANIMENT: is simple. It only uses two chords, a one chord and a five chord and has a pattern. It is written with the words.
*SONG TEXT: The song is presented in Spanish and includes the translation. There is a page that also includes the phonetic pronunciation of the Spanish.
*ASSESSMENT: Included is a simple assessment of a three minute quick write to determine how well students understand Rondo Form.
by Trad. Mex. Folk Song, arrg. Keller-Perry
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