Oh how lucky is one to find a four leaf clover and how much FUN will your students will have in this fast paced rhythm decoding game.
To play, cards will be scattered in the middle of the room. Students will sit in a line with their team around the perimeter of the room (2-4 teams are ideal.) The teacher will clap or play a pattern and one member from each time will race to find the card that matches. Teams will try to collect as many shamrocks as they can.
Differentiation is made easy with this game: to make the game easier, the teacher will clap and say the rhythm for the easiest version (these are not specific to any rhythmic duration syllable system so you will easily be able to make it work for your students). To make it harder, the teacher can clap the rhythms only or play the patterns on an instrument.
Included in this file are:
* Stick notation cards without note heads
* Stick notation cards with note heads
*** BLACK AND WHITE versions included***
Rhythms included in this file:
St. Patrick’s Day Games Shamrock Shuffle, Rhythm Set Shamrock Shuffle, Melodic Set A Collection of Songs, PDF’s and Worksheets for Teaching ta ti-ti A Collection of Songs, PDFs and Activities for Teaching so-mi Rhythm Wars, Rest Rhythm Wars: Poison Game, Rest
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