This fun and engaging zombie composing activity was inspired by one of my favorite holidays: Halloween! Step by step instructions lead students to compose their very own song over a period of days or weeks depending on your teaching schedule. To make this music composition activity even more engaging and memorable for your students, have them perform their compositions for each other during your class Halloween party, or any time of year!
The pages can be used as slides, projected, used on iPad or other tablet, printed, and more.
What does this zombie composing activity include?
The zombie composing activity includes worksheets for the following:
- Step 1: Writing descriptive words about zombies
- Step 2: Adding rhythms to the descriptive words
- Step 3: Combining two or more rhythms to form motives
- Step 4: Using your voice to begin creating a melody
- Step 5: Transforming a picture of your voice into a melody
- Step 6: Writing the melody onto staff paper
- Step 7: Adding lyrics if desired
- Step 8: Adding a title
What does the zombie composing Download include?
The download includes instructions, worksheets, flash cards, staff paper, and more.
- Worksheets for steps 1-4 above
- Flash cards and music alphabet cards for step 5
- Staff paper for step 6
- Instructions for steps 7-8
- All sheets are in full color as well as ink-friendly black and white
Who can use this zombie composing activity?
- This zombie composing activity is great to use for small segments of multiple class sessions, lessons, group classes, and music camps.
- It is a versatile activity that can appeal to multiple elementary age groups.
- Even the youngest elementary students can be very successful when composing by following the simple steps included in this resource, along with your guidance and encouragement.
Storing and Organizing the Game Cards
I love storing these game cards in colorful 4×6 photo boxes like these (affiliate link). They are my favorites because they’re the perfect size, and the colors are vibrant and fun!
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