This file contains slides for the African American folk song, My Father's House. This song helps to prepare, present, and practice a whole note.
Hardest Rhythmic Concept: ta-a-a-a (whole note)
Other Rhythmic Concepts: 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
- Interactive elements to have your students figure out notes they already know.
- Slides dictating the rhythm without a whole note (shows quarter notes tied together)
- Introduction slides for ta-a-a-a (with 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 notation
This file is approximately 150 PAGES!
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