In music for 4K during September and October, we are working on rhythm concepts and simple melodic patterns of a major third.

This is an example of a complete lesson on the SmartBoard for 4K:

Before students use their fingers to move the snails around...

and after.

In our "Buggie Boogie" lessons, we are using the SmartBoard to manipulate clip art images of bugs to resemble the rhythmic or melodic patterns demonstrated. Here is a quick glimpse at what it looks like:

The Lady Bug Lesson. Children use their "thinking skills" to determine the rhythm of the words:

Before children use their fingers to drag the butterflies across the SmartBoard...

...and after!

Then, we use our fingers to write the rhythms.