This powerpoint product is a complete 45-minute music lesson that is highly applicable to 2nd or 3rd grade. Incorporating rhythm, singing, movement, and instruments, this detailed, colorful step by step guided learning activity helps the young music student to develop an intrinsic awareness of beat and fosters improvisational skills while grouping in 3 beats. The lesson also features direct teaching and explanation of the dotted quarter, eighth combination rhythm. Seven simple core rhythm patterns in 3 4 time are emphasized. The powerpoint includes these rhythm patterns as printables to hang up as a rhythm wall, rhythm composing cards using these seven patterns, and "My Melody" composing sheet, black and white printable, for independent practice. This guide follows a six-point lesson plan outline. Slide notes with teacher comments are also included for convenience. The powerpoint includes note visuals and audio wav, of the accompaniment, without voice backups. Colorfully animated fish pngs float across the screen to the music.
Slide 2-8: Teacher Lesson Plans
Slide 9-10- Grouping in 3, awareness, movement, Kodaly
Slides 11-18- Core Rhythm Visual presentation, explanation
Slide 19- Melody slide
Slide 20 -26: Vocabulary Slide, Verse and Chorus, Lyric slides with animations, audio
Slide 27- Movement Slide
Slide 28- Slide 35: Orff Instrument Improvisational Patterns
Slide 36-37- My melody composing Sheet
Slide 38-46- Printables for class, rhythm
This activity would be suitable for performance, by dividing classes into groups, singing, movement, instruments.
"Song of the Fishes" is a traditional sea shanty and is public domain.
The Powerpoint and recorded audio arrangement are copyrighted, all rights reserved. Please do not share, non-commercial use only. This license is for classroom/home use only.
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