This cute song about the Mayflower is full of resources for the elementary music teacher.
The rhythm (quarter note, quarter rest, eighth note pair) and melodic content (mi-so-la) is appropriate for elementary music grades 1-2.
The download includes:
Instructions for Teachers (slide by slide instructions)
Steady Beat Icon Printable
Rhythm Icon Printable
8 Mayflower-themed Mi-So-La patterns in stick notation (with noteheads)
8 Pilgrim-themed Mi-So-La patterns on the staff
Thorough slides for teaching, including:
Mayflower Fact slide
Steady Beat slide
Rhythm Icon slide
Melodic Icon slides (off staff - solfa not labeled)
Melodic Icon slides (on staff - solfa not labeled)
Melodic Icon slides (on staff - solfa labeled)
Rhythms on staff (solfa labeled)
Complete song on staff (solfa not labeled)
Instrumentation slide (easy to read for kiddos)
Includes tips for movement, instrumentation, composition, ear-training, and more!
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