"Rocky Mountain": a song for teaching the pentatonic scale
This file contains:
*Lyrics slides (3 verses)
*Melody slides for the target phrase
*Labeling slides: major pentatonic scale
*Melody houses on the music scale steps
*The scale with the handsigns used
*Pentatonic pattern slides
*The pentatonic scale on the staff
*The focus phrase (final phrase) on the staff in C, G, and F
* The game!
*The sheet music
I created this resource for use in my own music classes for teaching the concept of "Major Pentatonic Scale."
My teaching sequence comes from the book, "Kodaly Today" by Houlahan & Tacka. This product could, however, be used by anyone wanting to introduce the pentatonic scale.