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Instructions Below

This is a pulse tapping activity. The goal is to have your students experience “Beat” without telling them that they are demonstrating the Beat. Developing Beat skills will take all year for you students. You will be presenting Beat to the students in a future unit. 

Try the following activities with your students.

Non-Locomotive Activities

Tap the pulse on their knees.

Tap the pulse on their laps

Tap the pulse on their heads

Pretend they have a hammer and tap the pulse on their shoes

Locomotive Activities

Walk to the pulse around the room by following the leader

Walk freely around the room to the pulse

The goal of our content is to support you sharing your musicianship with the students. We highly recommend that you practice the songs and games we prepped for you before class. When you click on the icon of a song within the app, it will seamlessly transport you to the notation of that particular song on Beth’s Notes. Happy exploring and making beautiful music with “Grade 1 Let’s Go!” and Beth’s Notes!

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