Rhythm Ice Cream Truck - Easy Version - Elementary Music Game - Smart Board

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Grade Levels
K - 5th
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  • NOTEBOOK (SMARTboard) File
23 pages
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  1. This is bundle #2 of many of my most popular Smart Notebook resources, including "Case of the Lost Orchestra" (part of my best-selling series "Music Detective"), Beethoven Trivia (#3 all-time best seller!), as well as Rhythm Ice Cream Truck and "NAME THAT INSTRUMENT (great for subs!". Included are
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  2. This is a bundle of all my current kindergarten and first grade materials available for elementary music. It includes mostly games (some are included in both PowerPoint and SMART Notebook), plus voice warm-ups, printable assessments, Christmas and patriotic song choreography (Christmas Choreo is my
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“Rhythm Ice Cream Truck” is a Smart Notebook game that assesses your students’ knowledge of different rhythms. This only works using SMART Notebook software. I use this for first and second grade to help them solidify their understanding, and in 3rd as a review before I add more complicated rhythms.

Go to Meg's Music Room Facebook Page and scroll down to see my demo video!

Notes and rests included in the game are: quarter note, quarter rest, half note, half rest, and two eighth notes.

*Please note – In Level 3 “What does the note/rest say?” – I use “ta” for quarter note, “sh or nothing” for quarter rest, “ta-di” for two eighth notes, “ta-ah” for half note, “sh-sh or nothing” for half rest. I don’t mind if you change the words to fit your style of teaching. Instructions for doing that are in the teacher notes.

Here are the instructions for the game to help you understand how it works, included with the game:
1. Divide class into four teams. Each student gets a notebook or white board.

There are three levels of play: Level 1 - note and rest names; Level 2 - note and rest values; Level 3 - what does the note or rest say? Each level has five questions, organized by flavors of ice cream.

2. From the "Navigator Page" click on the ice cream scoop that corresponds to the number question you are on. Start with Level 1 - Strawberry. Ask the question on that page. Students have about 30 seconds to answer on their own. Then they can talk in their teams and change their answers if they want to, but they don't have to. Everyone holds up their answers. The majority answer in each team is the team answer. Check the answer by clicking on the ice cream scoop.

3. At the bottom of each question page, click on the "Click to go to Ice Cream Truck" link to keep score. Each time a team gets the question correct, they earn that flavor of ice cream. Stack the ice cream cones from the bottom. When a team gets eight scoops of ice cream they win!

4. To allow you to finish all the levels, I added a "BONUS" area on the side of the "Ice Cream Truck" page. AFTER A TEAM HAS EARNED ALL THEIR SCOOPS, they can decorate their ice cream cone with caramel sauce, sprinkles and cherries.


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Total Pages
23 pages
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Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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