Focus on a steady beat while learning the Engine Engine Number Nine chant! Then grab a partner who can keep the steady beat going while you chant and play the rhythm of the song!
Materials 1. Your Voice 2. An Egg Shaker 3. A wooden spoon
National Core Art Standards General Music/Performing
#MU:Pr4.2 MU:Pr4.2.1 a.With limited guidance, demonstrate knowledge of music concepts (such as beat and melodic contour) in music from a variety of cultures selected for performance. b.When analyzing selected music, read and perform rhythmic patterns using iconic or standard notation.
Chant and clap along to a fun rhythm game with Ms. Mehta! Challenging and fun, you'll be chanting this in your head for weeks to come!
This lesson is about breaking down a word into syllables and putting it back together with actions. This hand clapping game is also a great way for students to recognize rhythmic patterns in words and practice correct Spanish pronunciation.
Materials 1. Your Voice and Clappers (Hands)
National Core Arts Standards General Music/Creating #MU:Cr1.1 MU:Cr1.1.K a. With guidance, explore and experience music concepts (such as beat and melodic contour). b.With guidance, generate musical ideas (such as movements or motives).
Boomakalele with Mrs. Contreas, music teacher from Lauderbach Elementary, Chula Vista.
Boomakalele is video where students can choose to sing, play their homemade rhythm sticks or body percussion. Students can choose one, or all of them and play along.
Mrs. Valency teaches us how to recognize and label the keys of the piano. You'll love her little trick to always be able to find where the note D is on the piano! In addition to the wonderful instruction of Mrs. Valency is a link to a virtual keyboard which can be played with your computer keyboard! Students can immediately apply what they’re learning at home.