Looking for a fun interactive teaching idea for musical instruments of the orchestra? Well look no further as Orchestra Instrument Family Sorting Puzzles, will serve as an exciting lesson plan for elementary school music classrooms. This is a great resource to incorporate into your unit as a music center rotation, review game exercise, or small group work. It can also be used as a quiz, drill, test, or assessment tool to help determine student mastery of the learning target. Whether a student is homeschooled or given this as a homework assignment, kids will also love working on these at home to improve their skills.
This puzzle set includes 22 colorful jigsaw puzzles, answer key, and an optional station instruction page with an example. These come as pdf printable sheets that can be printed on card stock and laminated for long-term use. As a suggestion, store them in a sealable gallon storage bag and place them in a tub or bin for students to use throughout the year for enrichment when they finish early. Another idea, for a project, is students can glue the completed puzzles into a notebook or journal as a reference sheet. They can also be glued on a poster for displaying on a bulletin board or as a wall anchor chart.
By matching the musical instrument word with the picture of the instrument and the family of instrument it belongs to, students can gain confidence in an important and sometimes challenging skill. Your students will love to practice and learn about families of the orchestra with this resource!
I hope you download and enjoy this engaging orchestra sort hands-on activity with your students! So set those worksheets aside and give our puzzles a try!
Orchestra Vocabulary Words Included:
From the String Family - Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, and Harp
From the Brass Family - French Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, and Tuba
From the Woodwind Family - Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Piccolo
From the Percussion Family - Xylophone, Cymbals, Triangle, Tambourine, Gong, Timpani, Snare Drum, and Bass Drum
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