Musical number patterns: music maker

TLF ID L589

Make some music by building up rhythms for four instruments. Choose a starting point on a number line and build a counting rule. Count in lots between 2 and 10 until you reach 36. Add your number several times on the number line to make a pattern. For example, set up a sound pattern where a trumpet waits on the first note, and then plays on every third note. Add a second or third number pattern for other musical instruments. Then play all of the sound patterns together to hear your music.



Educational details

Educational value
  • Provides opportunities for students to practice odd and even counting patterns on a number line.
  • Provides textual feedback during number pattern construction.
  • Allows students to hear the patterns created when music is assigned to each pattern.
Year level

1; 2

Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: CADRE Design
  • Organization: CADRE Design
  • Description: Technical implementer
  • Address: NSW, AUSTRALIA
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  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Person: Erica Dale
  • Description: Script writer
  • Person: Jenni Way
  • Description: Subject matter expert
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2016, except where indicated under Acknowledgements. This material may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Australia (CC BY-SA 3.0 AU) licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/au/.