Teaching this song has just become even more exciting as bright and cheery colors and clip art leap off the slides in this POWER-POINT edition of this beloved childhood favorite! This particular lesson/file/resource aligns with the Kodaly scope and sequence, reinforcing/presenting/practicing the concepts of Solfege tones Sol, Mi, & La as well as rhythmic elements Ta and Ti-Ti. A detailed list of teacher tips/hints is included within the lesson so that both teacher and students are able to use this file with ease. Activities included are as follows:
Slide 3: Lyrics Slide
Slide 4: Beat Tapping Slide
Slide 5: Rhythm Icon Tapping Slide
Slide 6: Rhythmic Notation Reveal Slide (clicking mouse and/or tapping screen will make rhythm appear).
Slide 7: Rhythmic/Melodic Icon Tapping Slide
Slide 8: Reading the song using iconic notation from the staff.
Slide 9: Melody Street – Solfege Reveal (clicking mouse and/or tapping screen will reveal the names of Solfege tones used in song).
Slide 10: Melody Street – Hand Sign Reveal (same as slide 9).
Slide 11: It’s Raining Solfege – fill in the Solfege tones by writing them in the provided blanks under the notes. (clicking mouse and/or tapping screen will reveal the answers on top of the note heads).
Slide 12: Reading the song from real notation on the staff.
Slide 13: Rhythm Wranglers: Fill in the missing rhythms to the song.
Slide 14: Solfege Sleuths: Fill in the missing Solfege tones from the song.
Your students will absolutely adore this lesson!
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