Middle School Lesson 6 – triplets, Body Percussion 8

Read and play triplet  rhythms

Learn song #16 “Fish and Chips”

Create triplet note rhythms

Learn the song “Dollar”    On Zoom: Teacher puts $1 under one cup.  During singing of the song, teacher mixes up the cups.  Students guess which cup has the $1.  Try it at home!

Do Body Percussion Lesson #8

Review Lesson #6-7 and create your own body percussion using ideas from lesson 6-7-8

Objectives

  • I can can sing and move to music
  • I can read and create with triplets

Teaching Procedure

1 Play the game, "Which Rhythm"

Play the game, "Which Rhythm"

It's Game #5. Play Level 12 with triplets.

2 Listen to the song, "Fish and Chips"

Listen to the song, "Fish and Chips"

Play the video again, and sing along.

When it goes into parts, try part 1.

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3 Create a rhythm composition with triplets.

Create a rhythm composition with triplets.

Level 9 has triplets, so create your composition on Level 9.

Perform your composition on a home-made instrument or using body percussion.

4 Watch the students playing the game "Dollar"

Watch the students playing the game "Dollar"

Adapt this game so you can play via Zoom or at home.
At home, you'll needer a "hider" and a "guesser"
The hider puts $1 under one of 3 cups. Mix up the cups as you sing the song.
The guesser has to guess which cup it's under.

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5 Sing the note names for the song

Sing the pitch letter names for the song.

Let the video continue, then sing the song in solfege.

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Song Used: Dollar

6 Practice naming the pitch letter names for the song

Practice naming the pitch letter names for the song

7 Do Body Percussion lesson #8 with Cristian

Do Body Percussion lesson #8 with Cristian.

Stop the video as needed to practice.

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8 Review Body Percussion Lesson 7

Review Body Percussion Lesson 7

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9 Review Body Percussion Lesson 6

Review Body Percussion Lesson 6

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10 Create your own body percussion sequence

Create your own body percussion sequence

When you have a sequence that you like, write it down on a piece of paper as shown in the picture.

If you have a printer, you could print this from the supporting resources.

11 Create your own body percussion sequence

Create your own body percussion sequence

Perform your body percussion sequence with the audio track below.