Title: Rhythmic Discovery - Read Simple Rhythmic Patterns
This lesson will aid in learning the concept of rhythm as applied in a musical setting. It will aid each student in setting requirements later needed to read music.
Standard(s): [AED] MU (1) 3: Demonstrate rhythm patterns by reading quarter notes, quarter rests, paired eighth notes, and half notes, including playing them on various rhythm instruments.
Title: Music from Across America
In this unit of five lessons, from EDSITEment, students listen to a variety of popular, traditional and ethnic American music--from the evocative sounds of Native American drumming to the lively sounds of zydeco music from Louisiana. To develop their listening skills, students use worksheets to record their impressions about the music they hear. In addition to learning about musical instruments and the geographic and cultural context of music, students are encouraged to think about and express their personal responses to music.
Standard(s): [TC2] (3-5) 8: Collect information from a variety of digital sources.