Elements of Music Part II: The Basic Elements of Rhythm

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Introduction

This lesson will cover the BASIC elements of rhythm in music. Rhythm concepts include the following: note value, time signature, meter, measure, bar lines, rests, and rest values.

Lesson Time

Hook
15 Minutes
Back to the Basics
25 - 35 Minutes
Note it! Note values
25 - 35 Minutes
You Got the Beat
10 - 20 Minutes
Final Assessment
20 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Arts, Media, and Entertainment Arts, Media, and Entertainment
    • Performing Arts
K-12 Subjects
  • Visual Arts & Performing Arts
    • Music
Grade Levels
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Student Objectives / Goals

Standards

California's 2008 CTE Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • By the end of this lesson, students will have basic knowledge of rhythm music elements.
  • Students will also be able to read and write simple rhythmic patterns in 2/4, 3/4 and 4/4 time.

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