Counting Rhythm

Tressa Genovese
tressa@comcast.net
Merion School

TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed:

Notation

Level:

Elementary

Class:

Instrumental

Equipment:

none required

Duration:

15 Minutes

Prior Knowledge and Skills:

This is a beginner band lesson – students will have a general music background, from K-3

NAfME standard of 1994 Addressed:

NAfME standard of 1994: Reading and notating music.

NAfME 2014: Creating 

Materials:

Required worksheet:
rhythm.sib

Objectives:

Objective:

1. Recognize 16th notes, 8th notes, quarter notes, half notes, dotted half notes and whole notes.

2. Count the rhythm using the appropriate numbers

Procedures:

Group of 5 students for instrumental music lesson
10-15 minutes on this activity

-using the worksheet, starting with line 1, Teacher will demonstrate how the 16th notes sound, and are counted
-students will echo clap/count the rhythm
-rhythm will be “played” with hands & voice
-students will be asked to find another word that also has 4 sounds/syllables, like a 16th note (for example: wa-ter-mel-on)
-this sequence will be repeated with 8th notes and 8th note rests (lines 2 and 3 of the worksheet)

Evaluation:

Teacher observation will evaluate who is participating and understanding the concept

Follow Up:

at the folowing lesson, we will continue with the quarter notes and half notes…

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