rhythm

Weevily Wheat

Lyrics Don’t want your weevily* wheat, Don’t want your barley. Take some flour in half an hour To bake a cake for Charlie. Five times five is twenty-five, Five times six is thirty, Five times seven is thirty five, Five …

Note & Rest Flashcards

Rhythm Flash Cards for Upper Elementary You could laminate them on card stock (I have used old manila folders that I cut into 8.5 x 11 and feed into the printer). Then I either put them in envelopes or ziploc bags. …

Upper Elementary Rhythm practice cards

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Long-Legged Sailor

Lyrics Did you ever ever ever in your long-legged life Meet a long-legged sailor with a long-legged wife? No, I never ever ever in my long-legged life Meet a long-legged sailor with a long-legged wife. Did you ever ever ever …

Rumble in the Jungle book & rhythms

  I love this book! I love the beautiful illustrations, the silly poetry, and most of all, how I can turn it into rhythm lessons! While I say the poems, I have the students find the strong beat and pat …

Rhythm Practice Cards for early readers

Ta and ti-ti Visuals   Quarter and eighth note / rest Visuals   More 4/4 Visuals See this page for similar visuals in 3/4 meter See also Meter resources Rhythm visuals Rhythm resources Extras for Plus Members Printable & Digital Visuals

Bow Wow Wow

Lyrics Bow wow wow, Whose dog art thou? Little Tommy Tucker’s dog, Bow wow wow. (whoo!) Circle game Students stand in a one circle, each facing a partner. Sing the song and do motions. The game continues until all students return …

Star Spangled Banner

Lyrics Oh say can you see by the dawn’s early light What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight O’er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly gleaming? …

Fooba Wooba John

Lyrics 1. Saw a flea kick a tree, fooba wooba fooba wooba, Saw a flea kick a tree, fooba wooba John. Saw a flea kick a tree in the middle of the sea. Whoa, John, oh John, Fooba wooba John. …

Beat vs. Rhythm

With younger students I start to teach rhythm by emphasizing that the terms “beat” and “rhythm” are different. When teaching some of the following songs, I have students pat the beat and clap the rhythm. I use laminated cards that …

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