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Note Value Presentation (Quarters, Eighths, Sixteenths, Halve, Composing Rhythms)

Demonstrates understanding of basic technology and telecommunication tools
Operates Basic technology tools and applications

CSTA Level I Standard 4: (3rd to 5th) Use general purpose productivity tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, remediate skill deficits, and facilitate learning throughout the curriculum.
CSTA Level I Standard 5: (3rd to 5th) Use technology tools for individual and collaborative writing, communication, and publishing activities to create presentations, and publishing activities to create presentations for audiences inside and outside the classroom.

Basic Skills:

M3P1. Students will solve problems (using appropriate technology).
M3P3: Students will communicate mathematically
M3P5. Students will represent mathematics in multiple ways.


Students will create a graphic organizer with Presentation software that illustrates rhythm note values.
Students will label note values with Kodaly' syllables.
Students will illustrate the mathematical relationships between rhythm note values in terms of fractions.
Students will compose an 8 beat rhythm pattern and use notation software to play their pattern.

1. Review Note Values:
2. Chant Woodpecker Song.
3. Demonstrate drawing note values in Presentation.  
4. Students Draw following values: Whole, Half, Quarter, Eighth, Sixteenth (5th Only for 16th)
5. Label Values with English Name, Kodaly Name, and Fraction
6. Create a 2 X 4 table on New Slide
7. Compose 8 beat rhythm and draw on slide.  (Teach use of copy and paste from drawings on 1st page.)
8. Save presentation in file area.
9. Go to: Counting Music Website  (
10.  Enter in Rhythm Pattern and listen with Kodaly and number systems.


3rd Grade

4th and 5th Grade


Meets the Standard:
Students create a Presentation that features Whole, Half, Quarter, Eighth, and Sixteenth notes with names, Kodaly syllables, and fraction value.
Students create a Presentation with an 8 beat composed pattern.