Paw Paw Patch

  • Students love this line dance.
  • A great song to teach the rhythm 'tika-tika'.
  • A useful song to use to prepare and practise the melodic element 'ti'.
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Kodály Analysis:

Paw Paw Patch Theme: Food and Drink Games: Partner ; Line
Partner: Form: Song Type:
Scale: Major CSP: F - G Age: Middle Primary - Upper Primary
Tones: s low ti low d finalis r m f s l Rhythm: ; ;  
Melodic: d m s ; s m d ; r ti low s low ; l s f m d finalis
Prep: , ti low
Prac: , ti low


Source: 150 American Folk Songs to Sing Read and Play Boosey & Hawkes

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