March Music Madness Game: Music Symbols Madness!

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Band Directors Talk Shop
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4th - 12th
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35 pages
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This was a fun way to review musical terms and concepts during the month of March! Thanks for the great, easy-to-use resource!
This was SO much fun to play in my choir classes! We stretched the different levels out over multiple days.


This fun, ANIMATED game is a great music symbols and terms review and loads of fun! Perfect in time for March Madness! This music game is a fun activity for a non-music sub. Just press play and go! Student worksheet, study guide and answer key included! Appropriate for upper elementary and middle school music, including band, choir and orchestra.

Watch the preview video to see the animated game in action! Click the green "Preview" button above! ♫

What’s Included:

• PowerPoint Slide Show Game -32 slides total

• Student worksheet (32 blanks)

• Student study guide

• Answer key

• Also included is the game in mp4 version for those that prefer to watch in movie format

• the entire game is 7 min, 16 seconds without pausing

How to Play:

On each slide, music symbols or terms will fly or bounce in one at a time. Once the student has the answer, they will record it on their student worksheet. Answer keys are included for each game level. If your students aren’t familiar with all of the terms, it is recommended that you give them an opportunity to use the study guide first. This is also great for a sub! If you don’t want to use the study guide, simply have them skip the numbers that you haven’t taught yet. The game does not include background music, but you may choose to play some action music in the background if you think you're students could still concentrate.

Ways to Use this Game:

  • Large class game- display game on your classroom projector screen for a large group. This game can be played with any number of students!
  • Student Assessment- because this game is “hands off” for the teacher, this allows you to move around the room during the game to see if any students need individual help.
  • Centers- have a computer set up in the room and let students work in pairs, rotating to this game as a station
  • Sub plan- use this game as a fun and easy sub plan! All the sub has to do is press play and go!
  • Competition- award students based off of how many answers they get correct. Or, even more fun-do this as part of a March Madness unit! Have one class compete against another class! The class with the most correct answers is the winner!


Feedback from Happy Customers:

⭐"My students really got into this!"

⭐"Excellent resource! Thanks! My kids loved this!"

⭐"I was excited to find a resource that is fun and that helps my students to learn their music symbols."

⭐"A fun and great way to get your music students "up to par" on music theory terms. This is a perfect game for my piano class students!"

⭐"This was a perfect activity to leave for a sub!"

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