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ALEX Learning Activities  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (2) 4 :
4) Use iconic or standard notation and/or recording technology to combine, sequence, and document personal musical ideas.

[ARTS] MUS (2) 9 :
9) Read and perform rhythmic and melodic patterns using iconic or standard notation.

Subject: Arts Education (2)
Title: Rhythm Creator
Description:

Create rhythms using the Chrome Music Lab and perform them using body percussion and/or instruments.

his activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (2) 9 :
9) Read and perform rhythmic and melodic patterns using iconic or standard notation.

Subject: Arts Education (2)
Title: Playing Letter Names of Notes on Treble Staff Using Barred Instruments
Description:

Students will demonstrate knowledge of the names of the notes on the treble staff by using barred instruments to play skipped notes up and down the instruments. Connecting the letter names of the notes to the instruments helps students understand how line and space notes skip when moving line to line and space to space. This further reinforces their understanding of how notes are arranged on the staff.

This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (2) 4 :
4) Use iconic or standard notation and/or recording technology to combine, sequence, and document personal musical ideas.

[ARTS] MUS (2) 9 :
9) Read and perform rhythmic and melodic patterns using iconic or standard notation.

Subject: Arts Education (2)
Title: Mystery Rhythm Box
Description:

Students will identify words that use one sound/syllable and two sounds/syllables.  Students will compose 8 beat rhythm patterns using random items from a box.  The students will have a fun time making silly rhythm patterns with their random items.

This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (2) 9 :
9) Read and perform rhythmic and melodic patterns using iconic or standard notation.

Subject: Arts Education (2)
Title: Melodic Composition Using Traditional Notation
Description:

Students will use quarter notes to compose a four-beat melodic pattern using Mi, So, and La. The students will compose a melodic pattern using a modified staff. The students will perform their composition for the class.

This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (2) 9 :
9) Read and perform rhythmic and melodic patterns using iconic or standard notation.

Subject: Arts Education (2)
Title: Snail, Snail Melodic Composition Using Iconic Notation
Description:

Students will use iconic notation to compose four-beat melodic patterns. The icons have the letters S, M, and L to represent So, Mi, and La. After students compose a melodic pattern, they will share their musical composition with the class.

This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (2) 9 :
9) Read and perform rhythmic and melodic patterns using iconic or standard notation.

Subject: Arts Education (2)
Title: Snail, Snail Melodic Reading
Description:

Students will read iconic and traditional notation for So, Mi, and La melodies. Students will transfer iconic notation into traditional notation on a modified music staff.

This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.




ALEX Learning Activities: 6

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ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] MUS (0) 1 :
1) Explore and experience music concepts.

Example: Explore musical sources freely, using found sounds, electronic sounds, or sounds from voice or instruments found in classroom, remembering to use both sound and silence.

[ARTS] MUS (1) 9 :
9) Read and perform rhythmic patterns using iconic or standard notation.

[ARTS] MUS (2) 9 :
9) Read and perform rhythmic and melodic patterns using iconic or standard notation.

Subject: Arts Education (K - 2)
Title: Musical Muffins
URL: https://www.musicconstructed.com/sketch/musical-muffins/
Description:

This resource is a five-day plan to introduce and practice quarter rest.  Day 1 prepares quarter rest through singing Eating Muffins.  Students will practice quarter notes and eighth notes on Day 2.  Day 3, they will decode the quarter rest.  They will practice reading the quarter notes, quarter rest, and eighth notes on Days 4 and 5.  



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