Grade 3 Student Led Conferences

Guiding Questions:

What is a simple bordun?
What is a broken bordun?
What is a crossover bordun?

3K Performs “Yes Ma’am” – An introduction activity to crossover borduns.
Students, what should your parents notice in this video?

3B Performs “3 Little Monkeys” – A full song using crossover borduns
Students, what has improved since you learned “Yes, Ma’am”?


Your student will now show you how to properly play a crossover bordun while singing Three Little Monkeys, Simple Simon, Tideo, Little Miss Muffet, or Jack-A-Nory.


Student sings the song for parents
Student demonstrates crossover bordun on body percussion
Student teaches parents which notes to play on the xylophone
Sing and play!

Tags: 3B, 3K

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