This file contains many different possibilities for rhythmic and melodic dictation and composition. It can be used as a fun activity or as an assessment.
The cards in this file are intended to be photocopied, cut and put into “Easter” Eggs or other small containers, envelopes or bags.
* Students can use the cards in order to write a known song, compose a melodic or rhythmic pattern or take dictation from a pattern that the teacher claps, sings or plays.
* This can be used for individual work, partner work or small group work.
Activity ideas that are included in this file:
“Chicken on a Fencepost” Song Sort
“Shanghai Chicken” Song Sort
“Simple Solfége” cards for easy so-mi-la patterns (can be used with the song “Come Back Home My Little Chicks”)
Rhythm Scrambled Eggs
Solfége Scrambled Eggs
Rhythms included (both in stick notation and with noteheads):
Melodic elements included are:
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