Steady Beat and Rhythm Songs and Activities

Rated 4.83 out of 5, based on 153 reviews
153 Ratings
Aileen Miracle
Grade Levels
K - 2nd
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67 pages
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Looking for ways to teach steady beat and word rhythm? This comprehensive set includes:

*Songs and chants to teach beat and rhythm, including notation and any game directions: Bee Bee, Apple Tree, Cobbler Cobbler, Miss White, Engine Engine, Lucy Locket, We are dancing, Queen Caroline, Snail Snail, Rain Rain Go Away, Nanny Goat.

*Beat charts for the above songs and chants, including beat sheets specific to each song/chant as well as an 8-beat heartbeat chart and a 16-beat heartbeat chart

*Rhythm charts for the above songs and chants

*Presentation lesson for beat (includes several activities, "make conscious" or presentation moment, as well as a mini-lesson for the book "Possum Come A-Knockin'"; aligned with NCCAS)

*Presentation lesson for rhythm (includes several activities, "make conscious" or presentation moment, as well as a mini-lesson for the book "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom"; aligned with NCCAS)

*Beat/ Rhythm Worksheet, to help assess students' understanding of beat vs. rhythm

*Learning center ideas for beat

*Learning center ideas for rhythm

*Beat file folder activities (for "Apple Tree" and "Bee Bee," includes directions)

*Rhythm file folder activities (for "Queen Caroline" and "Miss White," includes directions)

*Strategies to teach beat

*Strategies to teach rhythm

*Song instrument icon packet (for use with learning centers; students play the instrument shown to the beat or rhythm while singing or speaking the song or chant shown)

*Editable data tracking sheets for beat and rhythm (includes columns for each student, such as "I can track the beat," and "I can tell between beat and rhythm")

*Aileen's font, for use with data tracking sheets

*Beat/ rhythm sign

Read the reviews:

"Great for an overwhelmed first year teacher!"

"Even veteran teachers need fresh ideas! I love the centers and file folders especially!"

"Students LOVED all of the songs used! It was seriously a highlight of their year!"

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Total Pages
67 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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