Pirate treasure be here in these Rhythm activities! Practice and play rhythms for a “piratey” good time in your elementary music class. Level 1 Pirate Rhythm Activities includes tons of interactive materials to teach your younger elementary music students the quarter note, eighth note and quarter rest. The pirate themed play along rhythm video, teaching presentation, flash cards, worksheets and google slides activities provide diverse learning opportunities for your students to have fun learning rhythms.
Pirate treasure be here in these Rhythm activities! Practice and play rhythms for a “”piratey”” good time in your elementary music class. Level 1 Pirate Rhythm Activities includes tons of interactive materials to teach your younger elementary music students the quarter note, eighth note and quarter rest. The pirate themed play along rhythm video, teaching presentation, flash cards, worksheets and google slides activities provide diverse learning opportunities for your students to have fun learning rhythms.
Google Apps: Students love moving the images into the boxes to create their very own rhythm patterns. Keep engagement high in your virtual classes using interactive google slides activities. Keep on teaching rhythms, practice, assess using the presentation, video and google slides drag and drop activities.
These materials make a great SUB lesson with video, worksheets, flashcards presentation and google slides activities.
The teaching pages are packed with examples and practice pages for students to say and play rhythms. First students learn one sound on the beat. Then practice saying and playing the quarter note patterns using the pictures. The next section introduces joined eighth notes with pictures, notes and words.
After practicing the joined eighth notes there are mixed patterns with varying combinations of quarter and eighth notes. Next, students will learn the quarter rest. And finally put all the rhythms together.
Please watch the preview to see the bright colorful images and a sample of the presentation.
Quarter, Eighth, and Quarter Rest Note Values
Play and Say Sounds and Rhythms
Match Sounds to Rhythms
TEACHING DIRECTIONS and ACTIVITIES
VIDEO Practice 4 beat rhythm patterns using quarter and eighth notes.
PRESENTATION- Teach and practice playing quarter and eighth notes using the teaching pages and practice rhythms. 3 Sections: Quarter notes, 1 joined eighth note patterns, 2 joined eighth note patterns.
Presentation in pdf for printing.
FLASHCARDS of notes with the action
Mini Printable B/W cards to cut and paste into the worksheets
FLASHCARDS of each slide in the presentation
WORKSHEETS Create and Draw versions for quarter/eighth notes & quarter, eighth notes and quarter rest.
GOOGLE SLIDES ACTIVITIES:
QUARTER AND EIGHTH NOTES
SECTION 1: MATCH THE PICTURE TO THE RHYTHM
SECTION 2: MATCH THE RHYTHM TO THE PICTURE
CREATE A RHYTHM
TEACHER CREATE A RHYTHM TEMPLATES for the teacher to use to create their own rhythms. Digital Graphics are included for the teacher to use.
GOOGLE SLIDES ACTIVITY:
Drag and Drop Rhythm Pattern Activity- Fill in the missing images.
Drag and Drop Rhythm Pattern Activity- Fill in the missing rhythms.
Create your own rhythms with quarter & eighth note versions.
Write in the rhythms using the templates.
Create Your Own Templates (3) make copies of the templates and use the digital images to create your own activities.
“WOW” poster to congratulate students on completing the activities.
Use the presentation to review rhythms and introduce the concepts.
Be sure to have students “say and play” the rhythms and sounds/words.
You may need to review one class time and then continue the next class to complete the activities.
Students may need more practice too.
Drag and Drop Activities- do these as a class first to demonstrate how to do the activity.
Assign or offer the create your own activities as needed.
Use the REWARD poster to celebrate learning.
USE THIS RESOURCE:
Rhythm Activities LEVEL 1 : Quarter Note & Rest, Eighth Notes Joined can easily be used as a SUB LESSON and to create STATIONS.
The google slides activity can be shared with your students and children for activities to do at home or as assignments.
This resources works with Pirate Rhythms Mixed Levels for a complete rhythm unit for all your elementary grades.
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