Aim: How can we create and perform rhythmic patterns in simple and compound meter?
Summary: Students create nonsense syllables and improvise on a familiar or created melody.
Standards: US 1, 2, 3, 7; NYC 1, 2, 3
Modality: performing, creating
Materials: familiar songs, sticky notes or index cards, chart paper, markers
Time Required: 20 minutes
This activity is part of: Music Educators Toolbox
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