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Looking to use Grade 4 Back to School 3 (updated) in your Grade 4 classroom?

While teaching this learning module you will cover multiple concepts including: Beat

Grade 4 Back to School 3 (updated)

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Concepts(s):
Beat
Rhythm(s):
h w H W
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Introduction

In this lesson, you will:

  • Circle Name Game
  • What If…. and How To – discuss procedures
  • Music Rules – teach or review, decide how to perform.
  • echo body percussion
  • create your own body percussion and do them with music
  • #97 “Star Spangled Banner” – “Star Spangled Banner” interactives and define some of the words used
  • learn about “Lift Every Voice and Sing” and complete a worksheet about the song

Objectives

  • I can echo body percussion and create my own body percussion.
  • I can define words used in the "Star Spangled Banner."
  • I can tell about the history of the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing."

Play the Circle Name Game

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Play the Circle Name Game

How To and What If?

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How To and What If?

Teach or review procedures

Teach or Review

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Teach or Review

Teach or Review Music Rules (or jump ahead if this is your 2nd or 3rd week)

Echo Body Percussion

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Echo Body Percussion

Echo body percussion.

This body percussion uses half and whole notes and rests.

Half notes or rests are 2 beats in 4/4 meter.

Whole notes or rests are 4 beats in 4/4 meter.

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Create Your Own Body Percussion Patterns

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Create Your Own Body Percussion Patterns

Create your own 16 beat body percussion patterns and perform them with the audio that is given.

Include some half notes (2 beats) and whole notes (4 beats) in your creation.

Learn About the "Star Spangled Banner"

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Song Used: Star Spangled Banner

Learn About the "Star Spangled Banner"

Activity 1 - About the Anthem
View the slide show to learn about the writing of the Star Spangled Banner.

Sing the "Star Spangled Banner" and define some of the words

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Song Used: Star Spangled Banner

Sing the "Star Spangled Banner" and define some of the words

Sing the "Star Spangled Banner" and define some of the words.
Slide 1 - sing the anthem
Read the next slides to define some of the words. Take the quiz at the end.

Optional: Write the Definitions of Some of the words to "Star Spangled Banner"

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Song Used: Star Spangled Banner

Optional: Write the Definitions of Some of the words to "Star Spangled Banner"

Optional: Write the definitions of some of the words to "Star Spangled Banner."

You can download and print the worksheet given in supporting resources.
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Save ink and paper by writing the definitions out on a piece of paper.

Listen to a Performance of the Song "Lift Every Voice and Sing"

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Listen to a Performance of the Song "Lift Every Voice and Sing"

Listen to the Kirk Franklin performance of "Lift Every Voice and Sing" on YouTube.

Can you sing along?

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Read About the Song "Lift Every Voice and Sing" and Answer the Questions

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Read About the Song "Lift Every Voice and Sing" and Answer the Questions

Read about the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing" and answer the questions.

You can download and print the pdf file from supporting resources above.
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Read from the image here and answer the questions on a piece of paper.

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