Christmas Tree (Simple and Compound Time Signature no2)

This appealing worksheet with answer sheet is designed to practise:

  • 2/4 metre (time signature)
  • 3/4 metre (time signature)
  • 4/4 metre (time signature)
  • 3/8 metre (time signature)
  • 6/8 metre (time signature)
  • 9/8 metre (time signature)
  • 12/8 metre (time signature)

Simple time rhythms featured are:

  • ta, ti-ti and sa
  • too
  • too-oo-oo (dotted minim/dotted half note)
  • tika-tika
  • ti-tika and tika-ti
  • tim-ka and ka-tim

Compound time rhythms featured are:

  • tum
  • sum
  • ta ti
  • ti-ti-ti
  • tika-tika-tika
  • ti-tika-ti
  • tika-ti-ti
  • ti-ti-tika

Question 1 - students discover which rhythm is 'the odd one out' then write in the time signature.

Question 2 - students write the type of beat (lower number in time signature) and the number of beats (upper number in time signature).

Question 3 - in this practical question, students have a range of difficulty levels to choose to complete. They range from clapping /tapping in 1-2 parts, performing ostinati and composing short melodies with given rhythms.

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Kodály Analysis:

Christmas Tree (Simple and Compound Time Signature no2) Theme: Minibeasts Games:
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: CSP: Age: Middle Primary - Middle Secondary
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