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EACH DOWNLOAD IN THIS FUN, ENGAGING SERIES INCLUDES:

 

I. A TEN-INSTRUMENT INTERACTIVE GAME BOARD (EACH WITH LINKS, HINTS, IMAGES, & ANSWERS)

 

II. PRINTABLE INSTRUMENT WORD BANK (100+ INSTRUMENTS) (MS WORD & PDF)

 

III. A PRINTABLE ANSWER KEY (MS WORD & PDF)

 

IV. A PRINTABLE WORLD MAP ANSWER KEY (MS WORD & PDF)

 

About this Resource…

 

Name that Instrument is a fun way to introduce music into any classroom. For this series, students are introduced to the sounds of a musical instrument and are tasked with identifying the instrument. There are multiple hints to be revealed at the click of a button, and printable musical instrument word banks are included as well. There are 12 versions of “NAME THAT INSTRUMENT”, listed below. There are a only a handful of repeated instruments and well over 120 unique instruments featured throughout the series.

 

#1 – COMMON INSTRUMENTS

#2 – WIND INSTRUMENTS

#3 – BRASS INSTRUMENTS

#4 – STRINGED INSTRUMENTS

#5 – PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS

#6 – GUITAR FAMILY INSTRUMENTS

#7 – INSTRUMENTS WITH KEYS

#8 – TRIBAL INSTRUMENTS

#9 – INSTRUMENTS OF ASIA

#10 – INSTRUMENTS OF AFRICA

#11 – INSTRUMENTS OF THE AMERICAS

#12 – NOVEL INSTRUMENTS (non-musical objects that make music)

 

How to play:

“Name that Instrument” is designed to be a fun activity to expose students to different types of music and instruments. Hyperlinks are provided for the songs, but you won’t want to display this to the class as it would reveal the answers. Students should see the interactive slides, which you can click to reveal hints and answers. Here are 4 ways to listen to the songs without showing students the links and videos as you play.

 

1) Use the “freeze screen” function on your projector – this way, you can open links and navigate with your computer without the students seeing anything on the projector

 

2) Try “split screen” function with your computer/projector – you choose what is visible via the projector while you access songs & links on the device screen in front of you

 

3) Enlist a separate device (Chromebook, iPad, phone) to play songs – you have freedom to play music from a 2nd device while featuring slides on the main computer/projector

 

4) Find alternate sources besides provided links to play songs from another device (e.g. Spotify, Pandora) - also allows you to feature slides on main computer/projector

 

How to maintain high engagement – Music is magic in the classroom, which will promote plenty of engagement already. To have even more engagement, consider having students in groups, partners, or some other type of flexible grouping or structured student interaction so that the game doesn’t become lopsided with a small number of students with more background knowledge knows all the answers.

 

THE 120+ INSTRUMENTS FEATURED IN THIS SERIES INCLUDE:

Harpsichord

Flute

Lute

Accordion

Contrabass

Balafon

Bassoon

Balloons

Bamboo Rattle (Pu’ili’)

Bagpipes

Panpipes

Castanets

Water Drum

Calliope

Oboe

Pipa

Twelve-string guitar

Rubber Bands

Kora

Fiddle

Pots and Pans

Bullroarer

Erhu

Hang

Orphica

Snare Drum

Electric guitar

Sheng

Xylophone

Melodica

Synthesizer

SaxophoneTrash Cans

Mandolin

Kalimba

Kulintang

Taiko Drum

Tambourine

Piano

Kantele

Dan Nhi

Zippers

Tap Shoes

French Horn

Bongo

Harmonica
Organ
Vihuela

Veena

French Horn

Tabla

Tiriao or Bansuri

Bass guitar
Mellophone

Buccina

Wood Flute

Tongali or Bulungudyong

Cymbal

Maraca

Morin Khuur

Tumda or Tamak

Slit Drum

Rubab

Horsehead fiddle (Morin Khuur)

Microphone

Didjeridu

Reco Reco & Raspador

Hurdy-Gurdy

Soda Bottles

Armpit Drum

Basketballs

Marbles

Viola

Tuba

Harp

Tanbur

Lyre

Cornet

Piccolo

Clarinet

Euphonium

Berimbau

Bazantar

Heuheutl

Shakuhachi

Clap-sticks

Maraca

Cello

Mandolin

Steel guitar

Marimba

Bugle

Double Bass

Gong

Piano

Guiro

Keytar

Pinkullo

Ukulele

Serpent

Bass Guitar

Janggu

Balalaika

Zither

Biwa

Drum Kit/Set

Veena

Pipa

Djimbe

Ivory Horn

Tautirut

Mbira or Sanza

Saxophone

Banjo

Sitar

Sousaphone

Trombone

Wine Glasses

Chalumeau

Guitar

Guzheng (Koto in Japan)

Frame Drum (Shaman or Pow Wow)

Bamboo Nose Flute (Ohe hano ihu)

NAME THAT INSTRUMENT! Version 6 "GUITAR FAMILY INSTRUMENTS" - interactive game

$4.00Price
  • Grade Level:

    3rd-12th

  • Pages:

    10 instrument game slideshow and printable handouts
  • Subject(s):

    Music, History

  • Format(s):

    Zip with PowerPoint, Word, PDF

    (Google Compatible: PPT to SLIDES, WORD to DOCS)

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