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Literacy & Numeracy and Music - 6 simple starting point activities

Literacy & Numeracy and Music - 6 simple starting point activities

Literacy & Numeracy and Music - 6 simple starting point activities are simple activities you could try with your classes to begin to develop literacy and numeracy engagement in music. These first 6 activities are simple to do, with all necessary resources included to be copied and used. The activities are as generic as possible - they can be used across any topic you are studying, rather than "pigeon holing" into one individual category. There is no order to the activities - you simply choose one to match your needs and make it as long or as short as you like! Some of the activities might seem quite obvious, but I hope you will find something new to have a go at. The resource can be used across all age groups - they are simple enough to differentiate based on the group you have in front of you. For example, when writing about music, younger children may write single words, whilst older or more able children will write sentences or paragraphs. I hope you enjoy having a go at these activities - please leave some feedback and if there is something you would like to see in the future then let me know!

By trump3tandy

Musical Four Corners, Ta, Ti-Ti, Z Rhythms (Stick Notation)

Musical Four Corners, Ta, Ti-Ti, Z Rhythms (Stick Notation)

Musical 4 Corners is an interactive PowerPoint game that's great for reinforcing quarter notes, quarter rests, and eighth notes with stick notation (ta, ti-ti, z). This game uses Kodály stick notation. See the links below if you prefer standard notation or save money with the stick and standard bundle. **If you've bought 4 Corners Ta, Ti-Ti, Z, in stick and standard, you already have this set. I've just separated the files for standard and stick.*** A favorite indoor recess game at my school is "4 Corners." I've modified the game so that each corner is a rhythm. There are also LOTS of slides so the game can be played for 5 minutes or 20. Instead of having an "it" person, you can just play the embedded audio clip. The students who are in the corner that matches the clip are out. You, the teacher, or a student who is "it" can also just sing one of the melodies on the slide. There is also a timer sound file between each slide with a ticking clock sound. This is a great way for students to practice audiation, rhythmic memory, and reading! More 4 Corners Games 4 Corners BUNDLE! Rhythm 4 Corners Note & Rest Identification 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Ta, Ti-Ti, Z-Stick Notation 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Standard Notation Pitch 4 Corners Sol-Mi 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La-Do 4 Corners Do-Re-Mi More Musical Elements 4 Corners, 4 Voices 4 Corners Dynamics 4 Corners Tempo 4 Corners Treble Clef Pitches 4 Corners Bass Clef Pitches 4 Corners Instrument Families

By SillyOMusic

Musical Four Corners: Quarter Notes, Rest, & 8th Note Rhythms

Musical Four Corners: Quarter Notes, Rest, & 8th Note Rhythms

Musical 4 Corners is an interactive PowerPoint game that's great for reinforcing quarter notes, quarter rests, and eighth notes (ta, ti-ti, z)! **If you've bought 4 Corners Ta, Ti-Ti, Z, in stick and standard, you already have this set. I've just separated the files for standard and stick.*** This game uses standard notation. See the links below if you prefer stick notation or save money with the stick and standard bundle. A favorite indoor recess game at my school is "4 Corners." I've modified the game so that each corner is a rhythm. There are also LOTS of slides so the game can be played for 5 minutes or 20. Instead of having an "it" person, you can just play the embedded audio clip. The students who are in the corner that matches the clip are out. You, the teacher, or a student who is "it" can also just sing one of the melodies on the slide. There is also a timer sound file between each slide with a ticking clock sound. This is a great way for students to practice audiation, rhythmic memory, and reading! More 4 Corners Games 4 Corners BUNDLE! Rhythm 4 Corners Note & Rest Identification 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Ta, Ti-Ti, Z-Stick Notation 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Standard Notation Pitch 4 Corners Sol-Mi 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La-Do 4 Corners Do-Re-Mi More Musical Elements 4 Corners, 4 Voices 4 Corners Dynamics 4 Corners Tempo 4 Corners Treble Clef Pitches 4 Corners Bass Clef Pitches 4 Corners Instrument Families

By SillyOMusic

Musical Four Corners, Syncopa Rhythms (Stick Notation)

Musical Four Corners, Syncopa Rhythms (Stick Notation)

Musical 4 Corners is an interactive PowerPoint music game that's great for reinforcing 8th note, quarter, 8th note, syncopated rhythms! This game uses Kodály stick notation. See the links below if you prefer standard notation or save money with the stick and standard bundle. There are also LOTS of slides so the game can be played for 5 minutes or 20. A favorite indoor recess game at my school is "4 Corners." I've modified the game so that each corner is a rhythm. Instead of having an "it" person, you can just play the embedded audio clip. The students who are in the corner that matches the clip are out. You, the teacher, or a student who is "it" can also just sing one of the melodies on the slide. There is also a timer sound file between each slide with a ticking clock sound. The sixteenth notes are also in stick notation if you prefer! This is a great way for students to practice audiation, rhythmic memory, and reading! More 4 Corners Games 4 Corners BUNDLE! Rhythm 4 Corners Note & Rest Identification 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Ta, Ti-Ti, Z-Stick Notation 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Syncopa-Standard Notation Pitch 4 Corners Sol-Mi 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La-Do 4 Corners Do-Re-Mi More Musical Elements 4 Corners, 4 Voices 4 Corners Dynamics 4 Corners Tempo 4 Corners Treble Clef Pitches 4 Corners Bass Clef Pitches 4 Corners Instrument Families

By SillyOMusic

Musical Four Corners, Syncopa Rhythms

Musical Four Corners, Syncopa Rhythms

Musical 4 Corners is an interactive PowerPoint music game that's great for reinforcing 8th note, quarter, 8th note, syncopated rhythms! This game uses standard notation. See the links below if you prefer Kodály stick notation, or save money with the stick and standard bundle. There are also LOTS of slides so the game can be played for 5 minutes or 20. A favorite indoor recess game at my school is "4 Corners." I've modified the game so that each corner is a rhythm. Instead of having an "it" person, you can just play the embedded audio clip. The students who are in the corner that matches the clip are out. You, the teacher, or a student who is "it" can also just sing one of the melodies on the slide. There is also a timer sound file between each slide with a ticking clock sound. The sixteenth notes are also in stick notation if you prefer! This is a great way for students to practice audiation, rhythmic memory, and reading! More 4 Corners Games 4 Corners BUNDLE! Rhythm 4 Corners Note & Rest Identification 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Ta, Ti-Ti, Z-Stick Notation 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Standard Notation Pitch 4 Corners Sol-Mi 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La-Do 4 Corners Do-Re-Mi More Musical Elements 4 Corners, 4 Voices 4 Corners Dynamics 4 Corners Tempo 4 Corners Treble Clef Pitches 4 Corners Bass Clef Pitches 4 Corners Instrument Families

By SillyOMusic

Musical Four Corners, Syncopa Rhythm Game (Stick & Standard Bundle)

Musical Four Corners, Syncopa Rhythm Game (Stick & Standard Bundle)

Musical 4 Corners is an interactive PowerPoint Music Game that's great for reinforcing 8th-quarter-8th note rhythms! This bundle contains 2 versions of the game, one in standard notation and one in Kodaly stick notation. There are also LOTS of slides so the game can be played for 5 minutes or 20. A favorite indoor recess game at my school is "4 Corners." I've modified the game so that each corner is a rhythm. The students walk to a corner before the clip is played. Then they listen to the audio file, and if it matches their corner, they are out. You, the teacher, or a student who is "it" can also just sing one of the melodies on the slide. There is also a timer sound file between each slide with a ticking clock sound. This is a great way for students to practice audiation, rhythmic memory, and reading! More 4 Corners Games 4 Corners BUNDLE! Rhythm 4 Corners Note & Rest Identification 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Ta, Ti-Ti, Z-Stick Notation 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Syncopa-Standard Notation 4 Corners Syncopa-Stick Notation Pitch 4 Corners Sol-Mi 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La-Do 4 Corners Do-Re-Mi More Musical Elements 4 Corners, 4 Voices 4 Corners Dynamics 4 Corners Tempo 4 Corners Treble Clef Pitches 4 Corners Bass Clef Pitches 4 Corners Instrument Families

By SillyOMusic

Musical Four Corners, Half Note Rhythm Game (Stick Notation)

Musical Four Corners, Half Note Rhythm Game (Stick Notation)

Musical 4 Corners is an interactive PowerPoint Music Game that's great for reinforcing half note rhythms! This game uses Kodály stick notation. **If you've bought 4 Corners Half Notes, in stick and standard, you already have this set. I've just separated the files for standard and stick.*** See the links below if you prefer standard notation or save money with the stick and standard bundle. There are also LOTS of slides so the game can be played for 5 minutes or 20. A favorite indoor recess game at my school is "4 Corners." I've modified the game so that each corner is a rhythm. The students walk to a corner before the clip is played. Then they listen to the audio file, and if it matches their corner, they are out. You, the teacher, or a student who is "it" can also just sing one of the melodies on the slide. There is also a timer sound file between each slide with a ticking clock sound. This is a great way for students to practice audiation, rhythmic memory, and reading! More 4 Corners Games 4 Corners BUNDLE! Rhythm 4 Corners Note & Rest Identification 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Ta, Ti-Ti, Z-Stick Notation 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Standard Notation Pitch 4 Corners Sol-Mi 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La-Do 4 Corners Do-Re-Mi More Musical Elements 4 Corners, 4 Voices 4 Corners Dynamics 4 Corners Tempo 4 Corners Treble Clef Pitches 4 Corners Bass Clef Pitches 4 Corners Instrument Families

By SillyOMusic

Musical Four Corners, Half Note Rhythm Game

Musical Four Corners, Half Note Rhythm Game

Musical 4 Corners is an interactive PowerPoint Music Game that's great for reinforcing half note rhythms! This game uses standard notation. **If you've bought 4 Corners Half Notes, in stick and standard, you already have this set. I've just separated the files for standard and stick.*** See the links below if you prefer Kodály stick notation or save money with the stick and standard bundle. There are also LOTS of slides so the game can be played for 5 minutes or 20. A favorite indoor recess game at my school is "4 Corners." I've modified the game so that each corner is a rhythm. The students walk to a corner before the clip is played. Then they listen to the audio file, and if it matches their corner, they are out. You, the teacher, or a student who is "it" can also just sing one of the melodies on the slide. There is also a timer sound file between each slide with a ticking clock sound. This is a great way for students to practice audiation, rhythmic memory, and reading! More 4 Corners Games 4 Corners BUNDLE! Rhythm 4 Corners Note & Rest Identification 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Ta, Ti-Ti, Z-Stick Notation 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Standard Notation Pitch 4 Corners Sol-Mi 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La-Do 4 Corners Do-Re-Mi More Musical Elements 4 Corners, 4 Voices 4 Corners Dynamics 4 Corners Tempo 4 Corners Treble Clef Pitches 4 Corners Bass Clef Pitches 4 Corners Instrument Families

By SillyOMusic

Musical Four Corners, Do-Re-Mi

Musical Four Corners, Do-Re-Mi

Musical 4 Corners is an interactive PowerPoint music game great for reinforcing do-re-mi melodic patterns! A favorite indoor recess game at my school is "4 Corners." I've modified the game so that each corner is a Solfège melody. There are also LOTS of slides so the game can be played for 5 minutes or 20. Instead of having an "it" person, you can just play the embedded audio clip. The students who are in the corner that matches the clip are out. You, the teacher, or a student who is "it" can also just sing one of the melodies on the slide. There is also a timer sound file. This is a great way for students to practice audiation, melodic memory, and reading on the 5-line staff! More 4 Corners Games 4 Corners BUNDLE! Rhythm 4 Corners Note & Rest Identification 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Ta, Ti-Ti, Z-Stick Notation 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Standard Notation Pitch 4 Corners Sol-Mi 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La-Do 4 Corners Do-Re-Mi More Musical Elements 4 Corners, 4 Voices 4 Corners Dynamics 4 Corners Tempo 4 Corners Treble Clef Pitches 4 Corners Bass Clef Pitches 4 Corners Instrument Families

By SillyOMusic

Musical Four Corners, 16th Note Rhythms (Stick Notation)

Musical Four Corners, 16th Note Rhythms (Stick Notation)

Musical 4 Corners is an interactive PowerPoint music game that's great for reinforcing sixteenth note/tika-tika/tiri-tiri rhythms! **If you've bought 4 Corners 16th notes, in stick and standard, you already have this set. I've just separated the files for standard and stick.*** This game uses Kodály stick notation. See the links below if you prefer standard notation or save money with the stick and standard bundle. There are also LOTS of slides so the game can be played for 5 minutes or 20. A favorite indoor recess game at my school is "4 Corners." I've modified the game so that each corner is a rhythm. Instead of having an "it" person, you can just play the embedded audio clip. The students who are in the corner that matches the clip are out. You, the teacher, or a student who is "it" can also just sing one of the melodies on the slide. There is also a timer sound file between each slide with a ticking clock sound. The sixteenth notes are also in stick notation if you prefer! This is a great way for students to practice audiation, rhythmic memory, and reading! More 4 Corners Games 4 Corners BUNDLE! Rhythm 4 Corners Note & Rest Identification 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Ta, Ti-Ti, Z-Stick Notation 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Standard Notation Pitch 4 Corners Sol-Mi 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La-Do 4 Corners Do-Re-Mi More Musical Elements 4 Corners, 4 Voices 4 Corners Dynamics 4 Corners Tempo 4 Corners Treble Clef Pitches 4 Corners Bass Clef Pitches 4 Corners Instrument Families

By SillyOMusic

Musical Four Corners, 16th Note Rhythms

Musical Four Corners, 16th Note Rhythms

Musical 4 Corners is an interactive PowerPoint music game that's great for reinforcing sixteenth note/tika-tika/tiri-tiri rhythms! **If you've bought 4 Corners 16th notes, in stick and standard, you already have this set. I've just separated the files for standard and stick.*** This game uses standard notation. See the links below if you prefer Kodály stick notation, or save money with the stick and standard bundle. There are also LOTS of slides so the game can be played for 5 minutes or 20. A favorite indoor recess game at my school is "4 Corners." I've modified the game so that each corner is a rhythm. Instead of having an "it" person, you can just play the embedded audio clip. The students who are in the corner that matches the clip are out. You, the teacher, or a student who is "it" can also just sing one of the melodies on the slide. There is also a timer sound file between each slide with a ticking clock sound. The sixteenth notes are also in stick notation if you prefer! This is a great way for students to practice audiation, rhythmic memory, and reading! More 4 Corners Games 4 Corners BUNDLE! Rhythm 4 Corners Note & Rest Identification 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Ta, Ti-Ti, Z-Stick Notation 4 Corners Quarter Note/Rest & 8th Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Half Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Half Notes-Standard Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick & Standard Bundle 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Stick Notation 4 Corners Sixteenth Notes-Standard Notation Pitch 4 Corners Sol-Mi 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La 4 Corners Sol-Mi-La-Do 4 Corners Do-Re-Mi More Musical Elements 4 Corners, 4 Voices 4 Corners Dynamics 4 Corners Tempo 4 Corners Treble Clef Pitches 4 Corners Bass Clef Pitches 4 Corners Instrument Families

By SillyOMusic

Percussion Song

Percussion Song

This is a song detailing several percussion instruments in one to talk about how they help us keep rhythm with one another. Sung and played at the same time by using a ukulele and bass drum, what a great way to do something fun and educational for your child/children/students!

By jimgaven