I'm starting to ease into Halloween themed lessons now, and I had a lot of success with this Rhythm Monsters activity today. My first graders have been preparing half notes for a few weeks and this was the first time they saw it and had practice writing it down. For the rhythm monsters lesson, I created this page with 20 different rhythm examples. I'll be honest: the rhythm content really had NOTHING to do with monsters. All I did was put a picture of a monster above each rhythm example and…
Ms Silvestri's Music Classroom
Did you know that almost all Pokemon names are two beats long?Challenge your students to create rhythm compositions by using the names of their favorite Pokemon. I've given you 8 cards here, but your students will know hundreds of Pokemon to work with!Includes a "drum refrain" to use a well.