Miss White had a Fright is a fun chant to use while preparing, presenting or practicing ta and titi. It is especially fun to use around Halloween!
Tap the beat- Beat Icons
Tap the beat - Heartbeat
Clap the way the words go - rhythm icons
Do the words sound like the heart beat?
No, they sound different.
Musicians call the way the words go, the Rhythm
Clap the rhythm
Presentation slides for ta and titi (on two separate slides in case you present them at different times). I have included slides with both stick notation (no note heads) and standard notation with note heads.
Practice slides for reading the rhythms (standard notation and stick notation)
Copy of the song some ideas for using this song in class.
Student worksheets (print or project on board and fill out as a class)
Worksheet 1- Write the number of sounds you hear inside each heartbeat for the chant, Miss White (with words under heartbeats)
Worksheet 2- Write the rhythms for the chant inside each heartbeat (with words under heartbeats)
Worksheet 3- Cut and paste (or place) rhythms in the correct boxes for the song. You could also print on card stock and use this in centers with all of the rhythms pre-cut and laminated.
Manipulatives- available in full color, some color, or black and white. Print on card stock and laminate and cut. Students can use these to put the song in order on their own or in small groups or centers.
Looking for more seasonal songs for the month of October? Check out these:
Pumpkin, Pumpkin Round and Fat (a song to teach tiri-tiri)
Skin and Bones (a singing game and visuals to teach low la)
See the Old Witch (a song to teach sol-mi and Z)
Naughty Kitty Cat (a song to isolate la and teach ta rest)
Find more songs to teach ta and titi here: Songs and Activities to Teach Ta and Titi