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This simple nursery rhyme is great for:

  • Teaching the melodic element 're'.
  • Teaching the rhythmic element 'sa'.
  • Talking about road safety!
  • Working with a different tempi - you can sing the song 'andante' or 'allegro' but get slower when you get to the 'yellow light' section!
Kodály Analysis:
Stop Theme: Transportation Games:
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: Tetratonic CSP: A - C Age: Early Childhood - Middle Primary
Tones: d finalis r m s Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: s d ; d s ; d m ; m d ; d r m ; m r d finalis
Prep: , r
MC: , r
Prac: , r

 
Origin: Nursery Rhyme
Source: Beat Pitch Rhythm Kookaburra Press

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