rhythm

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 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 …

Li’l Liza Jane

Lyrics I’ve got a house in Baltimore Lil’ Liza Jane Street car runs right by my door Lil’ Liza Jane Oh Eliza, Lil’ Liza Jane Oh Eliza, Lil’ Liza Jane See also songs with syncopation jazz activities pentatonic songs movement …

1st Grade Assessment: Up / Down Melody Quiz

  Idea – Use this Glockenspiel Coloring Sheet to help prepare the students for the assessment.   See also 1st Grade Rhythm Assessments High & Low / Up & Down Resources Extras for Plus Members Melody Up/Down Assessment & Glockenspiel Coloring …

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