Thursday, April 23, 2009

Second Grade Week 2 -- Rhythm vs. Beat

Today the second graders extended their understanding of the relationship between beat -- the underlying pulse in music that keeps music organized -- and rhythm -- the sequence of long and short notes and spaces in between. Using the Ta/Ta-Te wall (pictured with yours truly) and boom whackers the students learned how to read and perform different musical lines at the same time -- great fun and very noisy!

Homework -- complete Ta/Ta-Te worksheet

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