sample work by Ryan K.
This week as part of our developing understanding of meter we learned a Halloween chant by James Harding -- "Friday the Thirteenth" -- which is in the totally sinister and tricky meter of 13/8.
We spent the rest of the time adapting their Rhythm Rainbow Puzzles into melodic pieces for the Orff instruments. Last week's homework assignment was to create Rhythm Rainbow Puzzles -- rhythmic ostinati using notation puzzle pieces that the children colored and cut out. Try clapping out the patterns they came up with.
Homework -- don't eat too much candy. Happy Halloween!