A twist on the classic line game!
Players take turns making squares by connecting the dots…..when you’ve made a square, put the rhythm in your composition area.
Students will feed the monster when they correctly identify how many beats the rhythm notation they land on receives. Perfect to assess beginners on their basic rhythm knowledge.
A classic music room activity made simple. When you are crazy busy, you need a workhorse that you can use with ALL your classes. Five minutes passing time (or less!) between classes can be pretty rough on your setup, especially if you need to make a trip down the hall! This set makes it super easy to pass out an envelope or a baggie to each student. Color coordinate your cards so you can tell your first graders to pull out 2 colors, and your 5th graders to pull out 6. Write rhythm notation for known songs, and patterns! Perfect for practicing rhythmic dictation! Compose their own rhythms!
The Drum Beats is an active and fun PowerPoint music game for aural reinforcement of rhythms! Students listen for rhythmic patterns and change seats with classmates. My students absolutely love this game and there is no “winner” so it can be played for any length of time.
Use this BUNDLE of THREE Safari-themed games to reinforce and/or assess student recognition of rhythm patterns in duple meter. Practice aural skills and rhythm notation through games and write the room activities. Rhythm patterns include various arrangements of quarter notes, paired eighth notes, quarter rests, 16th notes, and 8th/16th note combinations.
Here it is! The ultimate resource for teaching rhythm to your students. It is suitable for students in grades 4-8. The resource contains: Teaching Slides that can also be used as posters/anchor charts, Music Worksheets that vary in difficulty, and Answer Sheets.
Looking for a differentiated and exciting way to practice reading rhythms? Use Rhythm Basketball to bounce to the beat! Obtain enough basketballs, tennis balls, non-pitched instruments, or other bouncing balls and use the provided slides to perform rhythms with some of your favorite songs! I use these fun pop play alongs to reinforce reading half note, whole note, quarter note, and eighth note notation. In addition, we are able to discuss use of measure, double bar line, and more! This is a great way to get your kids reading rhythm!
These rhythm flash card slides are a great way to help students practice and review rhythm notation reading in a fun way! These slides are designed to gradually increase in difficulty as students go through each 4-beat pattern. This bundled set includes sets 1-5, each set adding new rhythms up to and including quarter notes, barred eighth notes, barred sixteenth notes, barred sixteenth/eighth note combinations, half notes, dotted half notes, whole notes, “syncopa” patterns (eighth-quarter-eighth), and quarter, half, and whole rests.
This is a great cross-curricular activity to reinforce students’ knowledge about rhythmic values. Perfect for your sub tub! Also available in seasonal themed sets!
There are so many possiblities for activities with these music flash cards featuring a variety of rhythms! Having 4 sections make the flashcards ideal for dividing your students into groups and playing on pitched and non-pitched instruments. Ideas for use included.
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 game is a great way for students to review meter and time signatures. Students race to match their team’s “fish” rhythms with the correct bucket time signature. Several different game options are included and work really with individual, partner, or team work.