Ah Poor Bird (Time Signatures - Missing Bar Lines)

  • This worksheet is designed to promote students' understanding of 4/4 metre.
  • The first question requires students to explain the time signature. (Answer: There are 4 crotchet beats [quarter note beats] in each bar.)
  • The second question instructs students to fill in the missing bar lines.
  • The third question gives students the opportunity to create a rhythm in 4/4 metre.
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Kodály Analysis:

Ah Poor Bird (Time Signatures - Missing Bar Lines) Theme: Animals Games: Improvisation
Partner: Form: Binary Song Type:
Scale: CSP: D Age: Middle Primary - Lower Secondary
Tones: l low finalis ti low d r m si l Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: l low ti low d ; d r m ; m l ; l si l ; l m ; m r d ti low l low finalis
Prac: , si


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Ah Poor Bird Can be sung with the canons "Rose Rose" and "Hey Ho Nobody Home".

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