Ukulele First Lessons {Comprehensive Unit for the Music Classroom}

Ukulele First Lessons {Comprehensive Unit for the Music Classroom}
Ukulele First Lessons {Comprehensive Unit for the Music Classroom}
Ukulele First Lessons {Comprehensive Unit for the Music Classroom}
Ukulele First Lessons {Comprehensive Unit for the Music Classroom}
Ukulele First Lessons {Comprehensive Unit for the Music Classroom}
Ukulele First Lessons {Comprehensive Unit for the Music Classroom}
Ukulele First Lessons {Comprehensive Unit for the Music Classroom}
Ukulele First Lessons {Comprehensive Unit for the Music Classroom}
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Looking to teach soprano ukulele to your students? Want sequential lessons and visuals to approach chords, tablature, and more? This comprehensive set includes:

*20 PowerPoints: Includes Powerpoints for the following:

--Introducing the Ukulele: includes history, parts, comparison of ukulele to guitar, and linked video of Jake Shimabukuro

--Strings on the Ukulele: Includes notation on the staff for each string, rhythm patterns for each string, opportunity to create patterns, and a sentence to help students remember order of the strings

--Finding the Frets: Includes definition of fret and process for having students find frets

--Plucking melody: Includes stick notation for "Hot Cross Buns," fret numbers for the song, and tab for the song

--Your First Chord, C Major: Includes definition of chord, relation of solfa to chord (note: all solfa in the major scale are mentioned), strumming directions, and music theory behind the chord

--Strumming Patterns, Level One: Includes three strumming patterns for students to try with the C Major Chord

--The A Minor Chord: Includes definition of minor chord, relation of solfa to chord (note: all solfa in the minor scale are mentioned), strumming directions, and music theory behind the chord

--The F Major Chord: Includes definition of chord, relation of solfa to chord, strumming directions, and music theory behind the chord

--F and C Chords: Includes review of the F and C Major Chords, exercises for switching between the two chords, chord and staff notation for "Water come a me eye" and "Paw Paw Patch," and a linked slide to play along with Joe Cocker's "Feelin' alright."

--The C7 Chord: Includes definition of chord, explanation of the C7 chord, relation of solfa to chord with a lowered seventh, strumming directions, and music theory behind the chord

--F and C7 Chords: Includes review of the F and C7 Chords, exercises for switching between the two chords, chord and staff notation for "Water come a me eye," "Paw Paw Patch," and "Love Somebody," and a linked slide to play along with a video with several known songs, such as "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"

--The G Major Chord: Includes definition of chord, relation of solfa to chord, strumming directions, and music theory behind the chord

--Strumming Patterns, Level Two: Includes review of known strumming patterns and teaching of two new patterns, played on all chords students know

--C and G Chords: Includes review of the C and G Chords, exercises for switching between the two chords, chord and staff notation for "Water come a me eye" and "Chumbara" and a linked slide to play along with "Row, Row, Row your Boat"

--C, F, and G Chords: Includes review of the C, F, and G Chords, exercises for switching between the three chords, chord and staff notation for "Rocky Mountain" and "Ida Red," and a linked slide to play along with a video for "Three Little Birds" by Bob Marley

--The G7 Chord: Includes definition of chord, explanation of the G7 chord, relation of solfa to chord with a lowered seventh, strumming directions, and music theory behind the chord

--C, F, and G7 Chords: Includes review of the C, F, and G7 Chords, exercises for switching between the three chords, chord and staff notation for "Rocky Mountain" and "Ida Red," and a linked slide to play along with a video that uses all three chords

--Playing in 3/4 Meter: Includes strumming patterns and exercises for 3/4 meter, the songs "Makoair" and "Ahrirang" with two different strumming patterns, and a linked slide to play along with a video with more strumming patterns in 3/4

--Tab, Chords, and Strumming: Includes tablature, chords, and strumming patterns for "Hot Cross Buns," "Who's that tapping at the window," and "Frere Jacques"

--Tying It All Together: Includes linked slides to videos of songs with known chords. Includes the songs "One call away" by Charlie Puth, "Waiting for the world to change" by John Mayer, "Surfin' USA" by the Beach Boys, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" by the Tokens, and "Try Everything" by Shakira

*Link to all presentations in Google Slides

*QR code sheets for Google Slides: Can use in centers

*Ukulele Starter Kit: Includes suggestions for ukulele brand, ukulele storage, ukulele tuning, seating, straps, pics, stickers to label, suggestions for teaching how to hold the ukulele and pressing down strings, and more!

*Directions for using the set

Please note: The page count does NOT include the duplicate presentations in Google Slides.

I hope this set is helpful to you as you embark on your journey of teaching ukulele! Download the preview for more information.

Looking for more ukulele materials? Check out my No Prep Ukulele Worksheets.

Thanks for looking! You can visit my blog at www.mrsmiraclesmusicroom.com.

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329 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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