Build a Rhythm Blocks
Some third graders at GES are building rhythms with Mega-Blocks. Each single block represents one beat. Each note on the single beat block equals one beat. Most blocks have a quarter note, quarter rest, barred eighth notes and 4 sixteenth notes. The other blocks represent other note values including half notes, dotted half notes and whole notes. Students build a row of rhythms and then clap them. Then they add another row and clap both rows. They continue until it is time to move to a new station or they run out of blocks.