This file contains slides for the Canadian folk song, Land of the Silver Birch. This song helps to prepare, present, and practice a whole note.
Hardest Rhythmic Concept: ta-a-a-a (whole note)
Other Rhythmic Concepts: ti-ti, ta, ta-a
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-a-a
Song file includes:
- 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 whole note
- Slides dictating the rhythm without a whole note (shows quarter notes tied together)
- Introduction slides for ta-a-a-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)
- Slide with original song file
Whole Note Game file:
- Interactive game for putting the song in order rhythmically
- Printable cut-outs for students to practice matching rhythms with lyrics for added practice
(PDF & Powerpoint versions)
- Help your students find Canada on a map using the map file.
(PDF file - 10 pages)
This file is over 150 PAGES!
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Looking for other songs to help teach Ta-a-a-a?
The Water is Wide
Au Clair de la Lune - French Folk Song
My Father's House - An African American Spiritual
All Through the Night - A German Folk Song
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