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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 one rhythms include quarter notes and barred eighth 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 and barred eighth notes (4-beat patterns)
--Bonus round slide (8-beat pattern)
--Suggestions for use