Chairs That Speak Rhythm
Second graders engage in a lesson which uses chairs to introduce the concepts of whole, half, quarter, and eighth notes to second graders. They play a game where they are required to count out the beats correctly.
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Visualization of Rhythms in 4/4
Counting the beats in a measure can be a kinesthetic process. Four chairs are placed in a row, each one represents a beat or count in 4/4 time. Kids sit in the chairs and act as quarter notes. When a child is removed, the rhythm changes...
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Creating Story with Music
In Bali, the term gotong royong means working together. Children will see firsthand how two cultural music pieces can work together to create something new, while also understanding the importance of collaborative effort. They are broken...
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
Rhythm in Language - Feel the SWAMP BEAT!
Students explore the rhythm of words. In this reading skills lesson plan, students read Bedtime at the Swamp and use rhythm instruments to find the cadence in the words of the story. Students listen for rhythm in other written text as...
Pre-K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts