Before the lesson
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- To play TIKI-TIKI, TI-TIKI and TIKI-TI rhythms in 3/4 time
Pupils should be taught to:
- Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory
- Use and understand staff and other musical notations
Pupils needing extra support: Can use the Activity: New rhythms to take a closer at the rhythms, and you could point to the relevant rhythms as the track goes along.
Pupils working at greater depth: Ask the children if they can relate these rhythms to their official note names.
TIKI-TIKI = semiquavers
TI-TIKI = quaver followed by two semiquavers
TIKI-TI = two semiquavers followed by a quaver
Challenge the children to see if they can work out how many counts each section of the A regular repeated pattern of sound has. (The whole rhythmic element adds up to one The steady pulse that you feel in the melody/tune. A quaver is half a beat, and a semi-quaver is a quarter of a beat.)