Instrument Kit Fun!

Concepts:

This module is to give you new instrument songs to play using your instrument kits.

Let Everyone Play

Play, Play, Play Along

Drums are Drumming

Move to show Relative Note Values

Play Along with Relative Note Values

Play Along with Ramsay St. Blues

Play Along with Piano Roll

Play Along Audio Tracks 1-5 Use these tracks to accompany student rhythm compositions.

This module is dedicated to the teachers of Fort Worth ISD who made 37,000 instrument kits for the students in their district!!!

Supporting Resources

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Objectives

  • I can read rhythms
  • I can play instruments

Teaching Procedure

1 Let Everyone Play Like Me!

Listen to the audio track that follows.

Play the instruments as suggested --- if you have them!

If you don't have all the instrument families, change the words and play what you do have.

2 Let Everyone Play Like Me!

Sing along with the audio track!

3 "Let Everyone Play" video play along

"Let Everyone Play" video play along

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4 Play, Play, Play Along

Play, Play, Play Along

Play along with the audio track that follows.

This is a fun way to explore quiet/loud, slow/fast

5 Play, Play, Play Along Audio

Play along with the audio.

6 "Play Play Play Along" video play along

"Play Play Play Along" video play along

Video not working? Try our alternate video player!

7 Drums are Drumming

Listen to the audio track that follows.

Play the instruments as suggested --- if you have them!

If you don't have all the instruments, change the words and play what you do have.

8 Drums are Drumming Audio

Sing and play along with the audio

9 "Drums are Drumming" play along video

"Drums are Drumming" play along video

Video not working? Try our alternate video player!

10 Move to Show the Relative Note Values

Move to Show the Relative Note Values

Initially, the teacher can play the note values on a drum.

When the children are familiar with the movements, try moving with the music.

11 Move to Show the Relative Note Values Audio Track

Move to Show the Relative Note Values

Initially, the teacher can play the note values on a drum.

When the children are familiar with the movements, try moving with the music.

12 Play Along with Relative Note Values

Play Along with Relative Note Values

The teacher should point to or call out the note value.

The students should play the note value that the teacher selects

13 Play Along with Relative Note Values Audio Track

Play Along with Relative Note Values Audio Track

14 Play Along with Ramsey St. Blues

Play Along with Ramsey St. Blues

Practice reading and playing each of the rhythm patterns that is given.

Decide which instrument to play on each pattern.

After performing the patterns that are given, create your own!

15 Play Along with Ramsey St. Blues Audio Track

Play Along with Ramsey St. Blues Audio Track

16 "Ramsay Street Blues" play along video

"Ramsay Street Blues" play along video

Video not working? Try our alternate video player!

17 Play Along with Piano Roll

Play Along with Piano Roll

Practice reading and playing each of the rhythm patterns that is given.

Decide which instrument to play on each pattern.

After performing the patterns that are given, create your own!

18 Play Along with Piano Roll Audio Track

Play Along with Piano Roll Audio Track

19 "Piano Roll" play along video

"Piano Roll" play along video

Video not working? Try our alternate video player!

20 Play along Audio Track 1

Play along Audio Track 1

Have students create their own rhythm patterns.

Use this track as a fun play along accompaniment.

21 Play along Audio Track 2

Play along Audio Track 2

Have students create their own rhythm patterns.

Use this track as a fun play along accompaniment.

22 Play along Audio Track 3

Play along Audio Track 3

Have students create their own rhythm patterns.

Use this track as a fun play along accompaniment.

23 Play along Audio Track 4

Play along Audio Track 4

Have students create their own rhythm patterns.

Use this track as a fun play along accompaniment.

24 Play along Audio Track 5

Play along Audio Track 5

Have students create their own rhythm patterns.

Use this track as a fun play along accompaniment.