BUNDLE: The Beatles, "A Hard Day's Night"
ACTIVELY ENGAGE your students with your unit about The Beatles.

Your students can ‘Play Along’ with the FAB FOUR using Classroom Instruments or Partner up with a buddy to PERFORM a Rhythm Stick or Hand Clapping Routine.

Here is what is included:
Classroom Instruments Play Along with The Beatles “A Hard Day’s Night”

Rev-Up your classroom with this EASY to Read and Play original Classroom Instrument arrangement of the Rock-n-Roll Classic: "A Hard Day’s Night" by the Beatles.

Version 1: Hand Drums Alone: Picture Graph

Version 2: Hand Drums and Rhythm/Lummi Sticks: Picture Graph

Version 3: Hand Drums and Maracas: Picture Graph

Version 4: Hand Drums, Rhythm/Lummi Sticks and Maracas: Traditional Music Notation: Quarter Notes and Quarter Rests

Version 5: Hand Drums, Rhythm/Lummi Sticks and Maracas: Traditional Music Notation: Quarter Notes, Quarter Rests and Double Eighth Notes

Rhythm Stick Routine

No formal Music Training required!

Easy to follow, Step-By-Step Instructions

Don’t have sticks, no problem, use unsharpened pencils.

This a Partner Piece.

Right Side Floor Tap
Left Side Floor Tap
Both Sides Floor Tap
Right Sticks Partner Tap
Left Sticks Partner Tap
Both Sticks Partner Tap
In the air Rock-n-Roll Drummer Tap

Download includes:
A Power Point file.
Teacher Resource Pages
A wave audio example of the basic taps included in the Power Point File.

Hand Clapping Routine

This a Partner Piece.

Clap Own Hands
Clap Right Hand with Partner
Clap Left Hand with Partner
Clap Both Hands with Partner
Pat your Hips, Legs, Shoulders and Elbows

Word Search (Lyric Based)
Word Directions: Up, Down, Forward, Backward

Crossword Puzzle
Based on the enclosed information sheet about the recording of the song “A Hard Day’s Night”

Based on lyrics and enclosed information sheet

All you need to provide is the soundtrack, (I have enclosed a video link), print the copies for the puzzles.

The Word Search, Crossword Puzzle and Cryptogram could be left as a review for your students if you have a non- musical sub.

All are student tested and approved!
Enjoy and Have FUN Rockin’ Out!



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Created: Nov 26, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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