Interactive Learning from Stick to Standard by Phyllis Thomas & Debbie Anderson
Beginning with iconic notation and progressing to stick and then standard notation, this resource will reinforce and explain common rhythmic figures with many opportunities for composing and performing along the way. Using material from the popular “Interactive Now” series, these updated and enhanced units feature highly interactive activities and games that are equally effective for individual workstations or on an interactive board.
Engine, Engine: Take a ride with this classic chant and use iconic notation to identify one or two sounds per beat.
Notation Station: Learn about stick notation and its relationship to standard notation with this series of lessons and activities.
It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane: Identify sets of sixteenth notes, paired eighth notes, quarter notes, half notes, whole notes, and the corresponding rests in this collection of activities and games.
Pirate Rhythm Treasure: Featuring a simple introductory lesson and two interactive games, your students will reinforce rhythmic duration in common time