Grade 6 Sample Activities

Options for the Grade 6 music course provide easy-to-use interactive assets and a range of challenging music-learning activities that incorporate higher level thinking skills and a variety of age and developmentally appropriate content. Teachers can customize these interactive activities to accommodate the demands of any schedule while meeting the musical and educational needs of all students.

 

Now That's Tap

Song Notation (Animated): Now That's Tap

Animated song notation supports student learning. Stream the animation to help students learn this two-part song. Click the icon in the on-screen control bar to view the video full-screen mode.

 

 Now That's Tap

Song Notation (Projectable):  Now That's Tap

The projectable score provides on-screen instruction to assist students in learning to sing the song. Motivating visuals increase interest and enhance the total musical experience.

 

 Now That's Tap

Song Teacher Notes:  Now That's Tap

Teacher Notes are fully editable documents with suggestions to support instruction. Included are suggestions for activities to develop student understanding of rhythmic and melodic motifs.

 

Instructional Activity (Interactive): Now That's Tap

Students hear and see examples of syncopation in this engaging hotspot activity. After selecting a song title, they see an excerpt of the notation and click "play" to hear and identify the rhythms.

 

Instructional Activity (Projectable): Now That's Tap

Students become a choreographer or moviemaker with this activity for project-based learning in small or large groups. Use the suggested movie-making sequence and the assessment rubric.

 

Movement Activity—Instructions (Printable): Now That's Tap

Lynn Brinckmeyer provides step-by-step choreography to engage students through movement with "Now That's Tap." Follow the sequence to have your students chanting and tapping!

 

Now That's Tap

Play-Along (Percussion) Notation (Projectable): Now That's Tap

This 5-part projectable score allows students to read and play a percussion ensemble to accompany the song "Now That's Tap." 

 

Now That's Tap

Play-Along (Percussion) Teacher Notes: Now That's Tap

Teacher Notes are fully editable documents with suggestions to support instruction. This lesson provides support for teaching the percussion play-along for "Now That's Tap."