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Finding Ukulele Tabs Online

Added: 16 Oct 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Demonstration / Guide/notes / Audio / Video

This is a short video that shows teachers how to access and manipulate YouTube videos on ukulele finger picking with tablature, for the purposes of using the ukulele as a classroom melody instrument. Extra ideas and resources are referenced at the end of the video.

How it maps to the curriculum


Strand: 1. Procedural Knowledge

Strand unit: 7. Perform Music at Sight

Suggestions for use: This video suggests ways of finding a substitute melody instrument for group performing on wind instruments (e.g. tin whistle and recorder). Students learn to read music notes and tablature through playing ukulele.

Key Skills:

  • Being Creative
  • Communicating
  • Managing Information and Thinking
  • Staying Well
  • Working with Others
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Managing Myself

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