1 How to do Rhythm Play Along
Watch the video to help prepare you for the rhythm activity that follows.
In this lesson, you will:
Perform a rhythm pattern in 4/4 meter.
You will hear 8 clicks (beats) before you.
Clap the green cards.
Pat your legs on the blue cards.
When it says "Improvise" make up your own pattern.
Compose your own Rhythm using the Interactive Rhythm Composition tool.
Choose Level 2 to start.
You click on the notes or rest to enter them.
Then choose the instrument that you'd like to play them.
Press play, and try performing the new rhythm that you've created.
Try creating new rhythms and playing on new instruments.
Try other levels if you've learned more rhythms at school.
The song you will learn today uses both 4/4 and 3/4 meters.
To compose in 3/4 meter, try Level 5.
Clap/Pat a Rhythm in 3/4 Meter.
The next rhythm that you clap is in 3/4 meter.
This means that beats are in groups of three.
Listen to the rhythm, then echo clap what you heard.
Read the Words for Walk, Run, Ride a Bike.
What is the song about?
In Lesson 3 you learned the songs One Planet and Plant a Tree.
In Lesson 4 you learned the song Compost.
Today, you learned Walk, Run, Ride a Bike.
Download the script and put on an Earth Day play for your family.
You have learned the songs for scenes 1, 2, 5, and 6.
You could perform just the scenes you have learned.
But if you want to, you could learn the rest of the songs and perform the whole revue. Have fun, and remember to help protect our earth!
Your teacher sill suggest what is needed for assessment for this lesson.
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!