(Copyright Miss Starrs, St Johns CofE Primary Academy, Wednesbury!)
in case you don't know...
'Haiku' is a style of Japanese Poetry that counts syllables on each
pattern of syllables must be;
5 on the first line...
7 on the second line...
5 on the last line.
you combine the literacy element with a pentatonic scale...then you
are many different ways to do 'Haikulele' but here's how my friends in
Year 5 at St. Johns CofE Primary Academy tried it...
Learn the C Pentatonic Scale...you can do this by
Write a Haiku poem...
Arrange how you're going to do the reading/ playing parts...
Perform/ record your 'Haikulele!'
some examples of their poetry based on their topic of Japan. It featured
Mount Fujiama, The Olympics and Martial Arts amongst other things!
They worked their poems out on
whiteboards, which were then photocopied.
Then we recorded them in their pairs
and tagged all the recordings together; with a little
atmospheric reverb below...
|If you listen carefully you may hear
some of the poems featured above?
So why not have your own go at some