Things to Review
Steps Moving Up or Down
C Major Five-Finger Position
When introducing time signatures for the first time, we start by using the quarter note as the lower symbol. This will get replaced with a “4” later on, but starting with the quarter note on the bottom helps students remember and understand what the 4 represents.
If you begin counting metrically in this piece, you will notice that the finger numbers in measures 1, 2, 5, and 6 match the beats. Just a little help as students get used to using numbers in a diﬀerent way.
Those kids have finally made it out to the park to fly their kites!