“Stone AGE” (with B addition) is my new caveman-themed Recorder game, an interactive game that assesses student learning about recorder basics while keeping them engaged in learning! This is a Smart Notebook file.
This game assesses all students’ understanding of reading pitches B, A, G, and E on the music staff, deciphering the fingerings for BAGE, and testing their listening skills on 4-beat melody patterns using only AGE (La So Mi) while avoiding a written test. I also have a detective-themed recorder game for pitches BAG available in my TpT store.
This game is organized in 4 levels, including a challenging bonus level. Level 1 is very simple, asking students to identify the pitches on the music staff. Level 2 asks students to name the fingerings for each given pitch. Level 3 gives a pitch on the staff, and students have to write both the pitch name and fingering to get the correct answer. I have included a fingering chart for the answers on Level 3 in case you want them to model the fingerings during this part of the game on their recorders. The bonus level is most challenging. It is made of 9 slides of 4-beat melodies played on recorder (the sound files are included) along with three options of which melody matches.
Also included is a blank recorder diagram with the fingering assignments of each tone hole and a fingering chart for BAGE. You can use these diagrams however you need.
This game is very simple to operate with clear instructions throughout. I would suggest using this game to reinforce these three pitches before starting the green belt on Recorder Karate. Your kids will especially like “blowing out” the fire and rolling the caveman wheel away to reveal the answers. This lesson would be most appropriate and enjoyable for 2nd to 5th grade but could be used for any grade.
I hope you enjoy this fun, interactive game!
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