This fun Halloween version of my **Best Selling** Beat Strips for Rhythmic Notation and Dictation is a fun addition to your classroom instruction during October! It encourages composition and additionally can be used for dictation and notation.
This file is a great instructional manipulative that your students can use for notation and dictation. Using a beat strip in either 2/4, 3/4, 4/4 or unmarked meter, students can compose rhythmic patterns or take dictation from the teacher. The patterns for 2/4, 4/4 and unmarked meter can be 4 or 8 beats in length and the patterns in 3/4 meter can be 3 or 6 beats in length.
In addition to the Beat Strips and cards, I've included a large set of cards and a "mini" set of cards that can be used for whole or small group instruction with or without the beat strips.
The cards come in four forms:
1. Picture only
2. Picture with text (label)
3. Picture with text & rhythm
4. Picture with rhythm
The rhythms are written in both stick notation and rhythmic notation with note heads. Rhythms included are:
* "ta" or quarter note
* "ti-ti" or eighth note
* "ta-o" or half note
* "tika-tika" or sixteenth notes
* "ti-tika" or "ti-tiri" or eighth-sixteenth-sixteenth notes
* "tika-tik" or "tiri-ti" or sixteenth-sixteenth-eighth notes.
**Updated on 10/26/13 to include half note cards!
This is a great assessment tool for all grade levels!!
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