Passing the ball in football is important but many times field goals help win the game! In this collection of games your students will have a great time practicing their "rhythm kicking" all the while you can make formative and summative assessments from the PDF and worksheets included in this file.
To play, you simply click on a football in the PDF files. The students will then read the rhythmic pattern hiding behind the football. If they read it correctly, then you can see the ball as it goes through the goal post. Additionally, 6 worksheets for each rhythmic element have been included that can be used with the PDF files or on their own.
Two interactive PDFs are included: one written in stick notation with note heads and one written in stick notation without note heads.
There are two PDF files for each of the following rhythmic elements:
ta ti-ti (quarter note and barred eighth notes
rest (quarter rest)
tika-tika (four barred sixteenth notes)
ti-tika (one eighth-two sixteenth notes)
tika-ti (two sixteenth-one eighth note)
syncopa (eighth-quarter-eighth notes)
tam-ti (dotted quarter-eighth notes)
ti-tam (eighth-dotted quarter notes)
tim-ka (dotted eighth-sixteenth notes)
** Please make sure to run the files through Acrobat. The hyperlinks will not work if you try to run them through Preview.
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Sugar Rush: a Collection of Games for Teaching: bundled set
Monster Melody Madness: a collection of melodic activities, ULTIMATE Bundled Set
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