Arts News, November

Frank Toppa, Music Teacher
January 13, 2021

Arts Update: First Graders Get in the Rhythm

First graders are exploring rhythmic patterns using lightweight rhythm sticks at home. They have also been doing a lot of singing outdoors, in class, and online. In class, the songs took the form of hand motion interpretations and speaking the words while their teacher is singing along on a recording and accompanying the song live on the guitar. There is more than one way to sing a song, and first graders have found some creative, safe ways to do so.

– Frank Toppa, music teacher

By Belmont Day School |

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The second grade class poses together at Gaining Ground.


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