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Looking to use Grade 5 Back to School 3 (updated) in your Grade 5 classroom?

Grade 5 Back to School 3 (updated)

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Rhythm(s):
h w H W
Grades(s):
Grade 5
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Introduction

In this lesson, you will:

  • Play a name game:  Jump in!  Jump out!
  • teach/review procedures
  • teach/review music rules, and try the body percussion for the rules or substitute instruments
  • echo body percussion and make up our own body percussion
  • teach/review “Star Spangled Banner” – learn about the song  and define some of the words used
  • learn about “Lift Every Voice and Sing” and complete a worksheet about the song

Back to School Lessons 3 and 4 will be the same in Grades 4-5-6.
The national anthem is often one of the songs reviewed in all grades.
The lesson also includes learning about the song “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”

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 a Name Game

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Play a Name Game

Play the game, Jump in! Jump out!
Where there is the asterisk say your name, what you like and what you can do.

Kids demo of Jump In! Jump Out!

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Kids demo of Jump In! Jump Out!

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Teach or review Music Room Rules

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Teach or review Music Room Rules

If this is a review, substitute instruments for the body percussion.
The body percussion transfers well to bucket drumming.

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 body percussion patterns and play 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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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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Sing the "Star Spangled Banner" and define some of the words

1. Sing the "Star Spangled Banner" Use the play button on Slide 1 - sing the anthem
2. 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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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 the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing"

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Listen to 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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