Tideo (Free Music Download)
Tideo is a folk song originating from Texas and a good tune to introduce barred 16th notes with. Use the included GrooveTrack to give your students a fun backdrop for this simple musical piece.
Introduce the song by singing one of the verses for you students.
Use call and response to teach the first verse
when the students have become familiar with the melody teach them the other verses or let them attempt to learn them on their own.
Once your students are familiar with the melody and can sing acapella or accompanied by a single instrument add the GrooveTrack.
Use lower volumes so the students can hear themselves and slightly louder volumes as they become confident in their singing