The Rhythm Chairs Game is an active and engaging way to teach students beat versus rhythm. Students sit in the chairs to show how many sounds are on each beat, with each chair representing one beat. Level four rhythms include quarter notes, barred eighth notes, and barred sixteenth notes.
You will need at least 8 classroom chairs to play this game collaboratively. You will need 16 chairs to play this game in teams.
--Instructions for a two-team game
--Instructions for a collaborative game
--Warm-up where students learn about beat versus rhythm
--Game slides with quarter, barred eighth notes, and barred sixteenth notes (4-beat patterns)
--Slides include options for stick or standard notation
--Bonus round slide (8-beat pattern)
--Suggestions for use
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