Each lesson is 30 minutes long.

LESSON 8 – Rhythm / Patriotic

LESSON 9 – Rhythm / Patriotic

LESSON 10 – Rhythm / Patriotic

  • Star Spangled Banner – sing
  • Tell them the story of the Star Spangled Banner.

LESSON 11 – Rhythm / Patriotic

  • Star Spangled Banner – sing
  • SSB review PPT
  • Student flashcards – quiz each other.
  • See Check Yourself 2 – last slide – students perform all 4 rhythms from top to bottom.
    • Add instruments if time: maracas, guiros, triangle, cabasas, drums, bells

LESSON 12 – Rhythm / Patriotic

  • Star Spangled Banner – sing
  • Star Spangled Banner Listening – students fill out form while listening to different versions of the national anthem.
    • After students turn in papers, we review answers.

LESSON 13 – Rhythm / Patriotic

  • Star Spangled Banner – sing
  • Star Spangled Banner – PowerPoint of review of facts of the story and meaning of lyrics
  • Rhythm flashcards w/person next to them on risers
  • Explain writing rhythms assignment.
    • Work with partner, each have own paper, write same rhythms as partner
    • Decide what your lyrics will be
    • Write rhythms to match words
    • Practice

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