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110 reviewed resources for body percussion

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Body Percussion: Hambone

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore body percussion. They practice playing quarter notes and eighth notes separately, then quarter and eighth notes at the same time by different groups. They practice this exercise at different tempos.
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Singing a round

For Teachers 4th
Kids use their hands, bodies, and voices to explore the musical concept of a round. They say vegetable words while stomping and clapping out a rhythm in unison and then in a round. They then sing a round while maintaining a steady beat....
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Percussion Fast and Cheap

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore percussion. In this percussion lesson, students examine body percussion, drumstick percussion, beaters percussion, drum percussion, stick percussion, washboard percussion, and shaker percussion by using everyday objects...
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Movement

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students experiment and explore a variety of instruments and movements. They play rhythms on instruments, spell words using their bodies, act out the movements of a song, role-play machine parts as a group, pantomime an activity, and...
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Water

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study different bodies of water and how they fit into the water cycle. They explain that materials exist in different states (solid, liquid and gas) and change from one to another, that there are systems, order, and...
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Fuzzy Wuzzy

For Teachers 2nd
You don't need drums to play percussion; you can use your own body. Second graders use body percussion to make four-beat rhythms and play patterned clapping games. When they are finished they discuss beats, patterns, rhythm, and rhyme.
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Note Names and Note Values - An Interactive Smart Board Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Using the Note Names and Values SMART notebook file, review the whole, half, quarter and eighth note with students. Students sing "Apple Tree Song." They add body percussion, and then instruments. Students use the SMART apple tree, they...
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Rain Orchestra

For Teachers 1st
First graders mix secondary colors from primary colors and simulate a rainstorm by using body percussion.
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Meter Math

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify representational patterns in literature. In this meter math lesson, students read Brown Bear, Brown Bear and listen for repeating patterns. Students then create their own pattern and use percussion, objects, and sound...
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Music Assessment: 8 measure piece

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders compose an eight measure piece in a major key that utilized some form of wind instrument, body percussion and voice. They notate their composition on staff paper prior to the assessment and perform their composition.
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Pease Porridge

For Teachers 2nd
Practice using different ways to express a single pattern. The class uses concrete, pictorial, and numerical modes to represent patterns found in a simple rhyme. They will move their bodies, use body percussion, draw, and use numbers to...
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Cedar Swamp

For Teachers 4th
Kids get musical as they practice specific rhythms and musical patterns through the use of body percussion. They then apply what they've practiced as they play their tutti instruments. The song Cedar Swamp is found in the text, Spotlight...
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Water Come a Me Eye

For Teachers 4th
Practice makes perfect, right? And practice is just what fourth graders will do as they pat the rhythm to the song, "Water Come a Me Eye." They echo the musical pattern using voice and body percussion, then play the tune on their Orff...
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The Percussion Family

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders complete a unit to learn about the percussion family and African and Latin drumming. In this percussion instructional activity, 2nd graders complete 9 lessons to learn about the percussion family. Students learn to use...
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Feelin' Swing, Part 2

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Upper elementary schoolers listen to and reproduce the rythm of Mary Lou William's musical piece, "Scratchin' in the Gravel." The swing song was written at a time that women did not play jazz. She broke the rules by playing and writing...
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’Most Done Ling’rin’ Here

For Teachers 4th
Say, sing, and clap out the rhythm to the musical pattern provided in this Orff arrangement. Instructions lead your class in a structured music lesson, focused on rhythm, timing, and playing Orff instruments. 
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Old Salem Speech

For Teachers 4th
The focus of the lesson is rhythmic speech and 4/4 time. The topic of the lesson is trades common in Old Salem during the colonial period. Learners will practice keeping time with their voices and body percussion. They will then research...
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Clap, Pat, Click

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice the art of skip counting to help them find the answer to problems involving equal groups. They are encouraged to make the link between "whisper" counting with body percussion and solving multiplication facts.
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There Ya Go, Bobby McFerrin, Creativity ans Jazz

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the percussion sounds used to create percussive sounds and identify the instruments that Bobby McFerrin imitates in his scat vocals. A scat version of the musical piece "So What" is improvised in this instructional...
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Dancing the Colors of Birds

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore colors through storytelling and dance. In this visual arts lesson, students view the painting "Bird and Cornstalk Rug" and identify three colors. Students express how the colors make them feel through the rhythm of...
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Imaginary Creatures

For Teachers 1st
Drama and movement are wonderful ways to cover story elements such as setting, character, and descriptive writing. Little ones listen to a poem about imaginary creatures. As they listen, they shape their bodies into what they think the...
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Musical Activities for Early Childhood Inclusion

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Get your movers and shakers grooving to the beat with this series of musical activities designed to meet everyone's needs! Ten games, using an assortment of instruments, bring awareness to one's body, brain, and social interactions in a...
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The Cat

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discover various ways to move their bodies at different paces and coordinate movement with the percussion of a drum and triangle. They incorporate percussion sounds with their movements and dance the movements of a cat who...
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Summertime - Miles Davis

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine the George Gershwin opera, "Porgy and Bess." The rhythms to some of the musical pieces are mimicked and identified as belonging to the music of jazz.

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