Pond Rhythms is an active and engaging game to practice barred sixteenth notes. Students will review sixteenths through iconic and stick notation. Then, they partner up to play a game in which they compose rhythms using iconic notation. Then, they earn points by decoding their partner's rhythms into stick notation.
9 slides with iconic notation for students to practice barred sixteenths.
9 slides with stick notation for students to practice barred sixteenths.
Printable black and white iconic notation cards
Printable black and white stick notation cards
Rules to play the game collaboratively (partners work together)
Rules to play the game competitively (partners play against each other)
Additional suggestions and ideas for adding instruments and prepping students to play the game.
Student tally sheets for both collaborative and competitive games.