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Reinforcing the ascending tonic triad while adding sounds to music.

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Description
 

 

  • Grade: Kindergarten

  • Origin: USA - Play Song

  • Key: G Major

  • Time: 4/4

  • Form: ABAC

  • Rhythm: intermediate: | ti ti ti ti ta ta | ta/a ta/ ti |

  • Pitches: intermediate: So Ti Do Re Mi So

  • Intervals: intermediate: So/Do, Do/So, Re\Ti, Ti\So, Re\So, reinforces tonic pitches: So\Mi\Do

  • Musical Elements: notes: dotted half, half, quarter, eighth; rest: quarter; pickup beat, tonic triad pitches

  • Key Words: bus, up, down, people, town, wheels, horn, wipers, signals, motor, babies, parents

 
 
 

"The Bus"


       
   
1.

The people on the bus go up and down,
Up and down, up and down.
The people on the bus go up and down,
All through the town.

   
 
    2. The wheels...go round and round....
       
    3. The horn...goes beep, beep, beep...
       
    4. The wipers...go swish, swish, swish...
       
    5. The signals...go blink, blink, blink...
       
    6. The motor...goes zoom, zoom, zoom...
       
    7. The babies...go waa, waa, waa...
       
    8. The parents...go shh, shh, shh...
       

 

 

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rhythm

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pitch numbers

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solfeggio

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letter names

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