Composing a rhythm

In this lesson, we will review pulse and rhythm. We will use musical notation symbols to recognise different songs and play rhythm games. We will then consolidate all of our learning in this unit by composing our own four bar rhythm and completing an end of unit quiz.

Video

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Worksheet

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

To consolidate your learning on pulse and rhythm in unit 3.

Helping you to assess what you've learned in this lesson

Q1.What is the pulse?

1/5

Q2.Which of these symbols represents the sound 'ta'

2/5

Q3.What is the rhythm?

3/5

Q4.What is a time signature?

4/5

Q5.Which song does this rhythm match?
Rhythm for question 5:

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

To consolidate your learning on pulse and rhythm in unit 3.

Helping you to assess what you've learned in this lesson

Q1.What is the pulse?

1/5

Q2.Which of these symbols represents the sound 'ta'

2/5

Q3.What is the rhythm?

3/5

Q4.What is a time signature?

4/5

Q5.Which song does this rhythm match?
Rhythm for question 5:

5/5

Lesson summary: Composing a rhythm

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Time to move!

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Move around:
Jog

On the spot:
Dance

This was the final lesson in the unit Rhythm.

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