I use a couple of different manipulatives for staff notation.
In 2nd grade, we begin using 3 lines. We practice putting round felt notes (see example below) on lines and spaces.
We get to know which line is 1 and which space is 2, etc.
On the other side I have a 5-lined staff, which we use later in 2nd grade and in all older grades. I store the felt staffs in ziploc bags with the felt notes folded inside. I only made one for every 2 students, and they share.
I also use laminated staffs with bingo chips.
(See downloads at bottom of page. Each number has a corresponding button.)
Other Handouts / Worksheets
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Extras for Plus Members
- Landscape Staff Paper
- 2-Lined Staff Paper
- 3-Lined Staff Paper