1 Do Body Percussion Lesson 10 with Cristian
Learn the 3 sequences in this lesson.
In this lesson, you will:
May the 4th is “Star Wars Day” There is a module in Learning Modules – General for classes with 1:1 devices to work in Chrome Music Lab creating the Star Wars themes. If you have devices you could opt for this lesson instead of lesson 32.
Read the rhythms.
Can you follow the score for parts 1-2?
Can you follow the score for part 3?
Read about Cinco de Mayo.
Read about "Los Machetes."
This is a dance from Mexico, that we can learn for Cinco de Mayo!
In-Person: give each student a pair of rhythm sticks.
Virtual: find a pair of wooden spoons or spoons to use in this dance.
Read and try the dance steps.
This is another Safeshare link.
This features an adult dance performance with real machetes.
If the Safeshare link doesn't work, google "Machetes Dance."
Read the lyrics for "Whacky Music."
When it says "play a 4 bar rhythm pattern" improvise for 16 beats. Use quarter notes (ta), eighth notes (ti-ti) and rest.
The tempo is fast, so don't use any 16th notes.
In-Person: invite students to choose instruments to play.
Virtual students: Find things at home to use for instruments.
Compose a 4 bar rhythm pattern.
You can print the pdf in resources or you can save paper and write your pattern like it shows on a piece of paper.
Practice playing your pattern on each of your instruments. Practice at a quick tempo.
Listen to the "Whacky Music" song.
Is the tempo slow, medium or fast?
Play the video again, and sing along.
Watch the Kids demo of the song "Whacky Music."
Do you see how the kids improvise during the B, C and D sections?
Play the lyrics video again and, this time, play your 16 beat rhythm composition in the B, C, D sections.
If you play on a different instrument each time, it will change how it sounds.