Second Grade Compositions: Step 3

BEFORE:  Rhythm composition with solfege pitches

BEFORE: Rhythm composition with solfege pitches

AFTER:  Rhythms and solfege pitches translated into standard music notation

AFTER: Rhythms and solfege pitches translated into standard music notation

My second grade students have completed the third step in their composition process–translating their rhythms and pitches into standard music notation. They began by writing 16 beat rhythm compositions, using quarter notes, pairs of eighth notes, and quarter rests. Then they added solfege pitches of a pentatoic scale (do, re, mi, so, la) to their rhythms. Now, they’ve used their solfege pitches to place their rhythms on a staff.

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