Are you looking for a fun and interactive way for your students to practice musical concepts? This Digital Escape Room activity is a fun way for virtual students or small groups to apply and practice what they know about Tika-Tika (sixteenth notes). This fun Digital Escape Room has students completing five tasks digitally as they explore a 360 image, then entering answers into a Google Form to escape the room (or in this case, to find their way back home from being lost at sea!)
The tasks included in the Digital Escape Room include:
- Task 1, Rhythm reading activity: Students watch a YouTube video, then answer a question about the number of sounds in the first pattern
- Task 2, Watching a performance of “Tideo": Students answer a question about tika-tika in the song
- Task 3, Rhythm randomizer game: students read 10 8-beat patterns with tika-tika, then answer a question about the number of sounds in tika-tika
- Task 4, Rhythm identification game: Students play a game in which they listen to a pattern, then identify which pattern it is
- Task 5, Coding in Scratch: Students code pattern with tika-tika, then answer a question about their coding blocks
Your students will ❤️ love ❤️ completing the tasks in this Digital Escape Room!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
❓What technology will students need to complete the escape room?
Students will need to have access to a device, and access to the internet, YouTube, and assorted websites.
❓What if my students use different language than tika-tika?
Instructions are provided for making your own Google Site, or providing links to students for the three aspects of the escape room: the 30-minute timer, the 360, and the Google Form.
❓What if my students can't access Google Sites?
Instructions are provided for creating the escape room in another platform, like Google Classroom or Schoology, by compiling the links for the three aspects of the escape room: the 30-minute timer, the 360, and the Google Form.
Check out what people are saying about this resource:
❣️"This was the first time my students (and myself) have used an escape room activity. Because of this I made a Screencastify video explaining what to do in detail to help the kids navigate through the different tasks, then I had them take a screenshot of the congrats message at the end and post that to our Google Classroom. It was so fun!!"
❣️"This was a really cool activity!! I used this during distance learning and the kids were engaged the whole entire time!! I can't wait to use this in the classroom!"
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