Monkey Business


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Monkey Business
By Jim Solomon
52 pages 
Grades K - 6

Progressive lessons to teach beat, note values and rests using speech, movement and Orff instruments. Suggested grade levels are given for each piece.

I.    Sequential Rhythmic Training
II.   Activities for Rhythmic Training
III.  Kindergarten, First Grade and Beyond - Steady Beat
IV.  First/Second Grade - Quarter Note, Two Eighth Notes, Quarter Rest
V.   Second Grade - Barnyard Suite - Half Note, Half Rest
VI.  Third Grade - Whole Note, Whole Rest, Dotted Half Note
VII. Third/Fourth Grade - Four Sixteenth Notes
VIII. Fourth/Fifth Grade - Syncopation (Eighth Note, Quarter Note, Eighth Note)

IX.   Further Study
Improvising for length of phrase
Eighth Rest, Eighth Note, Quarter Note  
Dotted Quarter followed by Eighth Note  
Eighth Note followed by Dotted Quarter Note  
Eighth Note barred with two Sixteenth Notes  
Combinations of Sixteenth Notes and Eighth Notes and Dotted Eighth Notes with Sixteenth Notes 
6/8 Time 
2/4, 3/4, 5/5 Times


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