Question: How do you teach dotted notes?

How do you teach dotted notes in music?

What Are Some Effective Ways to Teach Dotted Rhythms?Have students tap the tactus with the heels of their feet. While keeping the pulse with the heels of their feet, have students chant a series of beat equivalents.Add notation of quarter notes as students continue to keep the pulse and chant. •Apr 28, 2014

How do you explain a dotted quarter note?

0:261:29Dotted Quarter Notes - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipWhen we count through dotted quarter notes a dotted quarter note will often be followed by an eighthMoreWhen we count through dotted quarter notes a dotted quarter note will often be followed by an eighth note when we are in 4/4. Time. Lets play in count through this.

What is the value of dotted notes?

A dot written after a note adds one-half of the notes value to the original notes value. A quarter note equals one beat. A dot after the quarter note adds ½ beat (½ of the original value). A dotted quarter note equals 1½ beats.

What is a dotted half note?

The dot adds half of the notes value back to itself. So for example, the half note by itself gets two beats. So a dotted half note is the note (worth two) plus half of two (one), which of course equals three.

What is the value of dotted eighth rest?

The dotted eighth rest creates silence for three-quarters of a beat. The dotted eighth rest consists of an eighth rest with a dot positioned close to the symbol.

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