A classic music room activity made simple. When you are crazy busy, you need a workhorse that you can use with ALL your classes. Write rhythm notation for known songs, and patterns! Perfect for practicing rhythmic dictation! Compose their own rhythms!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Long used by band directors and music teachers around the world, The Pie Game teaches rhythms by assigning different types of pie to each written rhythm. This product gives you a fun and engaging way to teach students to read rhythms using “Pie Words” and also covers the real musical content and rhythmic values.
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.