A useful Powerpoint presentation which introduces children to the concepts of crotchets and quavers.
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Objective: Students will hear examples of syncopated rhythm. The teacher assigns three different groups their own rhythm patterns and different sounds. Student groups play them individually and together as a class. Then groups rotate for experience, and finally come up with their own rhythms.
Materials: Informational posters, Metronome
Visual Resources: Poster with review of basic music note values, Poster of various syncopated rhythms.
Assessment: The lesson can be assessed by listening. Also the students can assess themselves and their group and others. Teacher can guide a class discussion about how the experience could be different or better.