To understand the difference between on and off beats

This lesson will include: a warm-up; learning a body percussion pattern; exploring graphic notation to help us perform on and off beat rhythms, and a challenge at the end!

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is the pulse?

1/5

Q2.The warm up today was all about performing the pulse and rhythm at the same time. What two items of fruit are included in the title of this warm up?

2/5

Q3.What is the rhythm?

3/5

Q4.The song we've learned today was from Brazil. The song was about a "tambor". What instrument is this?

4/5

Q5.We've been using body percussion throughout this lesson. What does this mean?

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:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is the pulse?

1/5

Q2.The warm up today was all about performing the pulse and rhythm at the same time. What two items of fruit are included in the title of this warm up?

2/5

Q3.What is the rhythm?

3/5

Q4.The song we've learned today was from Brazil. The song was about a "tambor". What instrument is this?

4/5

Q5.We've been using body percussion throughout this lesson. What does this mean?

5/5

Video

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

To understand the difference between on and off beat rhythms

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is vocal percussion?

1/5

Q2.What is the pulse?

2/5

Q3.In our body percussion pattern, which sound came first?

3/5

Q4.In the challenge 'Switch', what did we need to do?

4/5

Q5.What is rhythm?

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 understand the difference between on and off beat rhythms

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is vocal percussion?

1/5

Q2.What is the pulse?

2/5

Q3.In our body percussion pattern, which sound came first?

3/5

Q4.In the challenge 'Switch', what did we need to do?

4/5

Q5.What is rhythm?

5/5

Lesson summary: To understand the difference between on and off beats

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