My paddle’s keen and bright,
Flashing with silver,
Follow the wild goose flight,
Dip dip and swing

Use the PowerPoint to introduce this song. Ask students to listen for the “syn-co-pa” or “ti-ta-ti” pattern while you sing. Pat the patterns as you all sing it.



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  • PDF includes:
    • Song with chords
    • 2 Orff arrangements
    • Printable Rhythm Visuals
    • Partner song with Land of the Silver Birch
    • Orff arrangement
    • Time signature Worksheet
  • MIDI file
  • MP3
  • Digital Rhythm Visuals