Rhythm Menagerie Book 1 – PDF Download

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Rhythm Menagerie is an exciting, reproducible PDF resource that features fun and intriguing activities to explore new rhythmic concepts. Rhythm Menagerie is much more than just a set of your typical clapping exercises!  Each unit showcases a unique animal and often incorporates some of the fun antics of that animal in the student’s activities. Students will learn about the crazy looking Tarsier, the beautiful Wingtipped Nightjar, the Jerboa Jumping Mouse, the Javan Flying Frog and much more!

Rhythm Menagerie is designed to take away distractions like note reading so that students can focus on learning new rhythms.  This 92 page PDF resource is designed to be a comprehensive approach to teaching and practicing rhythm and can be used alongside any method.  It is designed to be used in private lessons but can easily be adapted to group lessons as you’ll see in this fun video:

Rhythm Menagerie Contents:

There are 8 units in Book 1 and each unit includes 11 pages of activities for the new rhythm concept.  Giving the student only 1 page each week will create excitement for completing the activity and anticipation for the next activity.  Each unit includes the following:

  • An introductory page explaining the new rhythm concept as well as 5 different ways to practice it on the first week it is introduced:
     
  • Single line rhythm pages in 3 different levels.  Here’s a sample of the Level 1 and 2 single line rhythms in Unit 1.
     
  • Two-handed rhythm pages in 3 different levels.  Here’s a sample of Level 2 and 3 two-handed rhythms in Unit 3.
     
  • Fun with sounds rhythm pages in 3 different levels.  Here’s a sample of Level 1 “Fun with Sounds” from Unit 6 and 2.
  • And a stunning certificate of completion for each unit.

Rhythm Menagerie Concepts

The rhythmic concepts covered in Book 1 include:

  • Quarter and Half notes
  • Dotted half notes
  • Whole notes
  • Quarter rests and ties
  • Half rests and whole rests
  • Eighth notes
  • Eighth rests
  • Dotted quarter notes

To order Rhythm Menagerie, simply place it in your cart and checkout!  You can either use your Paypal Account or pay with a credit card if you have no account. A link to your product will appear when you return to the site after you have paid.  This link will also appear in the email receipt you will receive at the address with which you paid on Paypal. Simply download the PDF file and save it to your computer, then print as many pages as you need whenever you need them!  Go to the store and click on the Rhythm Menagerie cover to see even more samples.

  $34.99

Still have questions?  Read about the best ways to use this resource on the Rhythm Menagerie Tips page, then email me with any questions you may have!

Visit the store to see other products from ComposeCreate.com including games, test prep materials, or to purchase Rhythm Menagerie (Book 1) and Rhythm Manipulations (Book 2) together for a reduced price.

*Music on the Rhythm Menagerie video is provided by IMMusic Inc. who also created the orchestrations for Wendy’s Returning to the Piano book.  Check out their free jingles to use in your own creative activities.

Rhythm Menagerie Classroom Book 1 – PDF Download

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Rhythm Menagerie Classroom
 is designed for the music educator with the music classroom in mind. Unlike Rhythm Menagerie which is more specific to piano students, Rhythm Menagerie Classroom features activities on the introductory page that will be relevant to band students, string students, and vocal students alike. The classroom edition is still the same exciting, reproducible PDF resource that features fun and intriguing activities to explore new rhythmic concepts. Rhythm Menagerie Classroom is much more than just a set of your typical clapping exercises!  Each unit showcases a unique animal and often incorporates some of the fun antics of that animal in the student’s activities. Students will learn about the crazy looking Tarsier, the beautiful Wingtipped Nightjar, the Jerboa Jumping Mouse, the Javan Flying Frog and much more!

Rhythm Menagerie Classroom is designed to help students focus on learning rhythm by taking away the distractions of instrument details, note reading, pitch production, etc.  This 92 page PDF resource is designed to be a comprehensive approach to teaching and practicing rhythm and can be used alongside any curriculum.  Rhythm Menagerie Classroom gives students a great foundation in rhythm no matter what concepts you may be discussing in your classroom.

Rhythm Menagerie Classroom is identical to Rhythm Menagerie except for each of the 8 introductory pages. Here are some snapshots of these pages.

 RM1C Unit 1_1_Sample

RM1C Unit 2_1_Sample

RM1S Unit 3_1_Sample

RM1C Unit 5_1_Sample

RM1C Unit 6_1_Sample

RM1C Unit 8_1_Sample

See samples of other pages under the Contents Tab. The rhythmic concepts covered in Book 1 include:

  • Quarter and Half notes
  • Dotted half notes
  • Whole notes
  • Quarter rests and ties
  • Half rests and whole rests
  • Eighth notes
  • Eighth rests
  • Dotted quarter notes

To order Rhythm Menagerie Classroom, simply place it in your cart and checkout!  You can either use your Paypal Account or pay with a credit card if you have no account. A link to your product will appear when you return to the site after you have paid.  This link will also appear in the email receipt you will receive at the address with which you paid on Paypal. Simply download the PDF file and save it to your computer, then print as many pages as you need whenever you need them!

  $34.99

Still have questions? Email me with any questions you may have!

Visit the store to see other products from ComposeCreate.com including games, test prep materials, etc. You can also purchase Rhythm Manipulations which is the second book in the series and can be used in either the private studio or the classroom.

Rhythm Menagerie International Book 1 – PDF Download

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The international edition of Rhythm Menagerie is designed for everyone outside of the U.S. who name their note values crotchets, minims, quavers, and so forth! The international version features the same exciting, reproducible pages that features fun activities to explore new rhythmic concepts.  Rhythm Menagerie International is much more than just a set of your typical clapping exercises!  Each unit showcases a unique animal and often incorporates some of the fun antics of that animal in the student’s activities. Students will learn about the crazy looking Tarsier, the beautiful Wingtipped Nightjar, the Jerboa Jumping Mouse, the Javan Flying Frog and much more!

Rhythm Menagerie International is designed to take away distractions like note reading so that students can focus on learning new rhythms.  This 93 page PDF resource is designed to be a comprehensive approach to teaching and practicing rhythm and can be used alongside any method.  It is designed to be used in private lessons but can easily be adapted to group lessons as you’ll see in this fun video:

There are 8 units in Book 1 and each unit includes 11 pages of activities for the new rhythm concept.  Giving the student only 1 page each week will create excitement for completing the activity and anticipation for the next activity.  Each unit includes the following:

  • An introductory page explaining the new rhythm concept as well as 5 different ways to practice it on the first week it is introduced:
    Rhythm book unit 1_IntVersion_001
    Rhythm book unit 3_IntVersion_001
  • Single line rhythm pages in 3 different levels.  Here’s a sample of the Level 1 and 2 single line rhythms in Unit 1. Notice the “Progress Bar” as opposed to the “Measure of Progress” in the U.S. edition.Rhythm book unit 1_IntVersion_002
    Rhythm book unit 1_IntVersion_005
  • Two-handed rhythm pages in 3 different levels.  Here’s a sample of Level 2 and 3 two-handed rhythms in Unit 3.Rhythm book unit 3_IntVersion_006
    Rhythm book unit 3_IntVersion_009
  • Fun with sounds rhythm pages in 3 different levels.  Here’s a sample of Level 1 “Fun with Sounds” from Unit 6 and 2.Rhythm book unit 6_IntVersion_004
    Rhythm book unit 2_IntVersion_004
  • And a stunning certificate of completion for each unit.

The rhythmic concepts covered in Book 1 include:

  • Crotchets and Minims
  • Semibreves
  • Dotted minims
  • Crotchet rests and ties
  • Minim rests and semibreve rests
  • Quavers
  • Quaver rests
  • Dotted crotchets

To order Rhythm Menagerie International, simply place it in your cart and checkout!  You can either use your Paypal Account or pay with a credit card if you have no account. A link to your product will appear when you return to the site after you have paid.  This link will also appear in the email receipt you will receive at the address with which you paid on Paypal. Simply download the PDF file and save it to your computer, then print as many pages as you need whenever you need them!  Go to the store and click on the Rhythm Menagerie cover to see even more samples.

  $34.99

Still have questions?  Read about the best ways to use this resource on the Rhythm Menagerie Tips page, then email me with any questions you may have!

Visit the store to see other products from ComposeCreate.com including games, test prep materials, and other materials.

Rhythm Menagerie International Classroom Edition Book 1 – PDF Download

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  $34.99


Rhythm Menagerie – International Classroom Edition
 is designed for the international music educator with the music classroom in mind. Unlike Rhythm Menagerie which is more specific to piano students, Rhythm Menagerie – International Classroom Edition features activities on the introductory page that will be relevant to band students, string students, and vocal students alike. This edition uses the more widespread terms for rhythm like crotchet, minim, semibreve, etc. The classroom edition is still the same exciting, reproducible PDF resource that features fun and intriguing activities to explore new rhythmic concepts. Rhythm Menagerie as always is much more than just a set of your typical clapping exercises!  Each unit showcases a unique animal and often incorporates some of the fun antics of that animal in the student’s activities. Students will learn about the crazy looking Tarsier, the beautiful Wingtipped Nightjar, the Jerboa Jumping Mouse, the Javan Flying Frog and much more!

Rhythm Menagerie – International Classroom Edition is designed to help students focus on learning rhythm by taking away the distractions of instrument details, note reading, pitch production, etc.  This 92 page PDF resource is designed to be a comprehensive approach to teaching and practicing rhythm and can be used alongside any curriculum.  Rhythm Menagerie gives students a great foundation in rhythm no matter what concepts you may be discussing in your classroom.

Rhythm Menagerie – International Classroom Edition is identical to Rhythm Menagerie except for each of the 8 introductory pages and the terms used to describe rhythms. Here are some snapshots of the pages that are different for the international teacher:

RM1 Classroom_Unit 1_IntVersion_001

RM1 Classroom_Unit 1_IntVersion_002

RM1 Classroom_Unit 1_IntVersion_003

RM1 Classroom_Unit 2_IntVersion_001

RM1 Classroom_Unit 3_IntVersion_001

RM1 Classroom_Unit 3_IntVersion_007

RM1 Classroom_Unit 6_IntVersion_001

RM1 Classroom_Unit 6_IntVersion_002

RM1 Classroom_Unit 6_IntVersion_003

RM1 Classroom_Unit 8_IntVersion_001

See samples of other pages under the Contents Tab. The rhythmic concepts covered in Book 1 include:

  • Crotchets and Minims
  • Semibreves
  • Dotted minims
  • Crotchet rests and ties
  • Minim rests and semibreve rests
  • Quavers
  • Quaver rests
  • Dotted crotchets

To order Rhythm Menagerie – International Classroom Edition, simply place it in your cart and checkout!  You can either use your Paypal Account or pay with a credit card if you have no account. A link to your product will appear when you return to the site after you have paid.  This link will also appear in the email receipt you will receive at the address with which you paid on Paypal. Simply download the PDF file and save it to your computer, then print as many pages as you need whenever you need them!

  $34.99

Still have questions? Email me with any questions you may have!

Visit the store to see other products from ComposeCreate.com including games, test prep materials, etc. You can also purchase Rhythm Manipulations which is the second book in the series and can be used in either the private studio or the classroom.