In this lesson, you will:
Starting dates for school districts can vary from the end of July to after Labor Day! The Musicplay song sequence will begin in September week 1. This August Back to School Lesson Module 1 (and all the August modules) are given for teachers who start earlier. Start in whatever week your school district begins. While some activities may repeat in the August lessons, extensions will be given in weeks 2-3-4 so that there is new concepts and learning for schools that start very early.
Play along with Rhythms.
1. Clap the Rhythms
2. Decide how to play the rhythms - variety of body percussion, or use instruments
Play Poison Melody
How to.... What if?
Talk to the students about how they should enter/leave, sit, and what happens in the event of fire drill or lockdown.
Create body percussion with the Music Room Rules
1. Learn what is suggested for pages 1-2
3. Create your own body percussion for "Care for the instruments" and decide whether to use it as intro/ending or ostinato
follow the directions on the slides and play "This or That"
Watch the lyrics video.
After watching, try singing along.
There is a lot of repetition in the song, so this will help you to learn it "by ear."
Learn choreography for "Clap Your Hands"
Sing and do choreography to "Clap Your Hands"
Playing SING-O is fun!
Stamp or color in a box for every activity you complete.
How many squares can you fill in? You get the middle one for free!
You win when you get a line of 5 in a row.
Fill in ALL your squares!!