Matatalab: Music Dictation (Gr. 3)


Students will learn how to use Musical Dictation in order to hear two notes and write what interval is being heard. They will code their MatataBot to play musical notes in order to train themselves in Musical Dictation.


  • Identify the Solfege pitches
  • Identify aural pitch patterns
  • Write Solfege pitches

Curriculum Connections Summary

  • Ontario - Coding & Art (Music)
  • British Columbia - ADST & Art (Music)
  • Alberta & Nova Scotia - ICT & Art (Music)
  • New Brunswick, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland, and PEI - Art (Music)

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Screen Free: A more friendly way to learn fundamental coding concepts at a very early age. A physical way to learn abstract coding ideas without screen-time.
Words Free: The coding blocks have intuitive graphical symbols on them, building confidence for kids to predict the movement of the robot as well as to test and confirm their reasoning.
Game Based Learning: With Matatalab, if kids don't feel like seriously coding, they are play maze game adventures.