Bucket Drum Lesson 4

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can read, play and compose with 16th notes on bucket drums

Teaching Procedure

1 Practice this exercise

Practice this exercise. Practice slowly at first, then try it a little faster.

In this lesson, you'll decide on the sticking.

Remember to alternate hands, starting the measures with your right hand.

2 Play Exercise 1 with Music

Play Exercise 1 with Music

If the Music is too fast, you can use the gear to slow it down.

Count 16 beats before you start to play.

Repeat until the music ends.

3 Practice Exercise 2 - Laundry Bucket

Practice this exercise. Practice slowly at first, then try it a little faster.

In this lesson, you'll decide on the sticking.

Remember to alternate hands, starting the measures with your right hand.

4 Play Exercise 2 with the music

Play Exercise 2 with the music

If the Music is too fast, you can use the gear to slow it down.

Count 16 beats before you start to play.

Repeat until the music ends.

5 Practice Exercise 3 - Ice Cream Bucket

Practice this exercise. Practice slowly at first, then try it a little faster.

In this lesson, you'll decide on the sticking.

Remember to alternate hands, starting the measures with your right hand.

6 Play Exercise 3 "Ice Cream Bucket" with the music

Play Exercise 3 "Ice Cream Bucket" with the music

If the Music is too fast, you can use the gear to slow it down.

Count 16 beats before you start to play.

Repeat until the music ends.

7 Practice Exercise 4 - Paint Bucket

Practice Exercise 4 - Paint Bucket

Practice slowly at first, then try it a little faster.

In this lesson, you'll decide on the sticking.

Remember to alternate hands, starting the measures with your right hand.

8 Play Paint Bucket with Music

If the Music is too fast, you can use the gear to slow it down.

Count 16 beats before you start to play.

Repeat until the music ends.

9 Compose your own bucket drum piece using 16th notes

Compose your own bucket drum piece using at least 2 parts of the bucket.

Use some 16th notes in your piece.

Play your piece with any of the audio selections above.

10 Assessment Ideas

Assessment may not be required for your school or district.

Your teacher may ask you to email one of the suggested assessments.

11 Music is Literacy

Parents, Teachers and Administration:

Music education is important for children.

Whether in class or at home, keep our children singing, playing, moving, listening and creating music!