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Looking to use Grade 1 Lesson 3 in your Grade 1 classroom?

While teaching this learning module you will cover multiple concepts including: Beat, Tempo, Timbre of Unpitched Instruments, Melodic Direction (high-middle-low)

You'll also cover the themes of: Counting Songs, Food Songs, Royalty

Grade 1 Lesson 3

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Introduction

In this lesson, you will:

  1. Sing the echoes in “Welcome to Music”
  2. Teach the “Music Room Rules”
  3. Move to the Beat
  4. Review “The Grand Old Duke of York”
  5. Review the actions for “The Grand Old Duke of York”
  6. Do the actions and sing “The Grand Old Duke of York”
  7. Optional: Play the Slow or Fast Game
  8. Play Instruments with “Apples and Bananas”
  9. Echo Bobo
  10. Teach “The Counting Song”
  11. Learn the actions for “The Counting Song”
  12. Do the actions and sing “The Counting Song”
  13. Review High and Low
  14. Optional: Play “The Counting Song” on Boomwhackers
  15. Optional: Teach the Orff arrangement for “The Counting Song”
  16. Sing “The Music Time is Over”

Extensions

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can show how the notes go higher and lower.
  • I can play instruments with a song.

Sing the echoes in “Welcome to Music”

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Song Used: Welcome to Music

Sing the echoes in “Welcome to Music”

Sing the echoes in "Welcome to Music."

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Teach the “Music Room Rules”

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Unit Used: Back to School

Teach the “Music Room Rules”

Move to the Beat

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Practice Item Used: Prepare Rhythm

Move to the Beat

Copy the teacher in the video.

Play the video again and make up your movements to the beat.

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Review “The Grand Old Duke of York”

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Song Used: The Grand Old Duke of York

Review “The Grand Old Duke of York”

Listen to the song "Grand Old Duke of York."

How does the music change? It gets faster!

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Review the actions for “The Grand Old Duke of York”

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Song Used: The Grand Old Duke of York

Review the actions for “The Grand Old Duke of York”

Sing and move to the song "Grand Old Duke of York."

Copy what the kids in the video do.

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Do the actions and sing “The Grand Old Duke of York”

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Song Used: The Grand Old Duke of York

Do the actions and sing “The Grand Old Duke of York”

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Optional: Play the Slow or Fast Game

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Game Used: Fast or Slow

Optional: Play the Slow or Fast Game

Play the Fast Slow Game.

Play Instruments with “Apples and Bananas”

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Song Used: Apples and Bananas

Play Instruments with “Apples and Bananas”

Play instruments with the song "Apples and Bananas."

You could play a different instrument with each verse.
or
You could play just on the words "eat, eat, eat"

Which way do you like better?
Can you play and sing?

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Echo Bobo

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Song Used: Counting Song

Echo Bobo

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Teach “The Counting Song”

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Song Used: Counting Song

Teach “The Counting Song”

Use this song to teach or reinforce the difference between beat and rhythm. You can also use this song to introduce, practice, or reinforce the solfa notes mi and so.

Learn the actions for “The Counting Song”

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Song Used: Counting Song

Learn the actions for “The Counting Song”

Do the actions for the "Counting Song."

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Do the actions and sing “The Counting Song”

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Song Used: Counting Song

Do the actions and sing “The Counting Song”

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Review High and Low

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Review High and Low

Optional: Play “The Counting Song” on Boomwhackers

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Song Used: Counting Song

Optional: Play “The Counting Song” on Boomwhackers

Optional: Teach the Orff arrangement for “The Counting Song”

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Song Used: Counting Song

Optional: Teach the Orff arrangement for “The Counting Song”

Creative Ideas: Have the students make word rhythms with numbers. For example: one, two, three-four, five. Play the rhythm of the word chain on non-pitched instruments as an introduction or B section.

Sing “The Music Time is Over”

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Song Used: The Music Time is Over

Sing “The Music Time is Over”

Sing the echoes in our closing song "The Music Time is Over."

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