Tile It! Digital Letter Spelling Dynamics Notation Edition Paperless Classrooms by Sallys's Sea of Songs
Spelling with letter tiles is fun! Tap and drag the digital letter tiles to correctly spell the proper names of music notation, dynamics & tempo terms. Because it is digital, there is no worry about where to store and when to find time to set up manipulatives. Just open the file and you are ready to go! Send to your students via your Google Classroom, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, or your preferred learning management system. Three levels of difficulty make it usable with multiple grade levels.
Musical Mansion is an interactive presentation packed with over 40 links of musical playalongs, music games, an interactive piano, interviews with composers, music-themed stories, and much more. Students explore the mansion, finding new activities along the way, and possibly even a secret tunnel…but they say that’s just a rumor.
Step right up and win a prize! Your students will love trying their luck at the claw machine game to win a teddy bear! These interactive, animated rhythm-reading activity bundle is perfect for review, practice or even assessment. Audio examples of each rhythm (using the Kodály system) are available under each rhythm exercise. Extend the lesson by adding unpitched percussion instruments or body percussion!
Try these Drag & Drop rhythmic dictation task cards for your Ta, TiTi, Rest assessments. They are fun and perfect for centers because they can be played on any web-enabled device.
Basics of Rhythm is an all-in-one interactive music lesson which guides students through the sights, sounds, and feel of rhythm basics in music. This PowerPoint Presentation uses real-life images, audio, playalong recordings, and video links to keep students meaningfully engaged in the concept of rhythm. This is the perfect introduction or review of rhythm for your music students!
This bingo game is a great review, because kids have to match the photo of the instrument to the name on their cards! Can be played in person or via distance learning. Sub-friendly caller’s card included, too!
Carnival of the Animals Freeze Game is a fun large group game that can be used for subs or assemblies, or even on Zoom calls! These freeze games do not require synchronous timing, so they can be played during online class calls and hang outs. Great as a reward for the end of class!
Can’t use video lessons or need an easy-to-prep music center? Check out this dice rolling game kids can play at home with a partner who has no knowledge of music!
This video game music unit is a great way to engage upper elementary and middle school students and get them composing, listening, analyzing, and thinking about music! Students will learn about videogame composers by watching videos of interviews, analyze music from video games and discuss various aspects of music and sound in video games, and then create their own video game and the music to go with it!
Woodwind Family Hidden Picture Boom Cards are self-correcting and provide immediate feedback as students play. This deck reviews information about the woodwind family. When students select the correct answer to a question, that portion of the hidden picture is revealed. Audio is included for all directions and phrases.
Students explore this virtual ‘art exhibit’ which leads them on a journey through Carnival of the Animals with linked sound files and Google form assessments as well as printable worksheets for each movement in the suite.
Each card gives the student one four-beat measure/bar; however, one of the notes is hidden by the image of an animal. Students are to select the note needed to complete the measure/bar.
Use this as a scavenger hunt, a class review or play in a game show style setting. Works for online distance learning too! Regardless how you use it, students will enjoy solving 15 musical riddles!
This is perfect for any situation in school- in person, socially distanced, or virtual with songbook, coloring pages and audio files if no singing is allowed.
This is a perfect set for multiple ages in any situation you find yourselves in. Read the book, have students use found sounds at home or instruments at school to make sounds. Let them color the masks and act it out at home.
Color by Note activities for Quarter Note, Quarter Rest, and Beamed Eighth Notes! (ta, titi, rest). These are fantastic sub plans for your music or non music sub tub. Students love to color by note – they work as end of class activities or even as music center!
Perfect for distance learning, students will be build a boombox as they answer the correct rhythm. Be careful though! If they answer too quickly and incorrectly, the game and puzzle starts all over!
- Build a Boombox Rhythm 1: (covers quarter, half, dotted half and whole rhythms. OR crotchet, minim, dotted minim and semibreve rhythms)
- Build a Boombox Rhythm 2 (covers 16th, 8ths, and dotted quarter rhythms. OR semiquaver, quaver and dotted crotchet rhythms)
My K-1 students love this activity, learning about steady beat and no beat through listening games, children’s literature, playing instruments, and singing. In Google Slides, virtual students are also able to participate in all of the listening activities.
Students are to match the name of the SUPERHERO to the most correct rhythm. Students have to: 1. Say the name 2. Clap the syllables in each name 3. Select the rhythm that best matches the number of syllables and natural rhythm of the superhero’s name.
Teaching Music Online: A Comprehensive Guide for K-12 Music Educators by The Musical Rose by Michelle Rose
When Michelle Rose first started teaching music online, she felt like she went straight back to her first year of teaching and there wasn’t much guidance available for K-12 music educators, especially in regards to performance ensembles. Teaching Music Online: A Comprehensive Guide for K-12 Music Educators is full of everything Michelle learned during her experience of teaching music at a full time virtual school. Her book is a balance of practical advice, innovative teaching strategies, and educational philosophy designed to help teachers transition into online music education, whether they are teaching online full time, a few days per year, or anything in between!
This NOTE SPELLING activity is a fun way to practice or assess notes on the staff. Treble Clef, Bass Clef, and Alto Clef are all included!
This pack includes the perfect preparation, practice, or assessment activities for quarter note and eighth notes in the primary grades. This no prep activity is great for distance learning, sub tubs, or stations!