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Looking to use Grade 3 Lesson 31 in your Grade 3 classroom?

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

You'll also cover the themes of: Our Musical World, Composers, Animal Songs, Indigenous, North America, Europe, Eras in Music, 1700s, and 10 others!

Grade 3 Lesson 31

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Introduction

In this lesson, you will:

  1. Play Along with “Variation 1”
  2. Learn About Mozart
  3. Read the Words for “Tinga Layo”
  4. Sing “Tinga Layo” and improvise during the B section
  5. Watch a Video about the Inuit Way of Life (add a disclaimer)
  6. Learn about the song “O Siem”
  7. Teach the first part of “O Siem” by rote
  8. Learn the choreography for “O Siem”
  9. Sing and do the movements for “O Siem”
  10. Listen to and watch “La Jongleuse”
  11. Optional: Complete the listening log for “La Jongleuse”
  12. Review “Swedish March” (mention the round)
  13. Review the actions with “Swedish March”
  14. Do the actions and sing “Swedish March”
  15. Review “Alouette”
  16. Review the Desk Drum Pattern for “Alouette”

Extensions

Musicplay is a menu. The teacher is not expected to teach every song or activity. Choose the songs and activities from the list that will best fit your schedule and the needs of your students.

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can improvise rhythms.

Play Along with "Variation 1"

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Listening Selection Used: Variation 1 from Twelve Variations on “Ah, vous dirai-je, maman?”

Play Along with "Variation 1"

Choose body percussion, instruments or found sounds to play along.

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Learn About Mozart

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Read the Words for “Tinga Layo”

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Song Used: Tinga Layo

Read the Words for “Tinga Layo”

Read the words for the song "Tinga Layo."

You will sing this song, then you'll play instruments for 8 beats.

When you make up your rhythm as you go along, it's called improvising.

Sing “Tinga Layo” and improvise during the B section

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Song Used: Tinga Layo

Sing “Tinga Layo” and improvise during the B section

Listen to the song "Tingalayo."

When you've heard the chorus once, sing along.

Play the video again, and improvise on your instruments during the B sections.

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Watch a Video about the Inuit Way of Life

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Watch a Video about the Inuit Way of Life

Watch a National Geographic video about the Inuit.

If the link doesn't work for you, google "Inuit way of life national geographic."

Teacher note: Please preview this video before showing it to your students. It contains carcasses and tools used for hunting.

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Learn about the song “O Siem”

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Song Used: O Siem – By Susan Aglukark

Learn about the song “O Siem”

Teach the first part of "O Siem" by rote

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Song Used: O Siem – By Susan Aglukark

Teach the first part of "O Siem" by rote

Teach the first part of "O Siem" by rote

Learn the choreography for "O Siem"

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Song Used: O Siem – By Susan Aglukark

Learn the choreography for "O Siem"

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Sing and do the movements for "O Siem"

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Song Used: O Siem – By Susan Aglukark

Sing and do the movements for "O Siem"

Can you remember the chorus? Sing and do the movements.

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Listen to and watch "La Jongleuse"

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Listening Selection Used: “La jongleuse” from 6 Phantasiestücke

Listen to and watch "La Jongleuse"

"La Jongleuse" means "The Juggler."

Watch the juggler perform to the music.

Play the video again, and try juggling with scarves. Toss from right to left hand. Then, toss from left to right hand. Can you toss your scarves in a way that fits with the music?

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Optional: Complete the listening log for “La Jongleuse”

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Listening Selection Used: “La jongleuse” from 6 Phantasiestücke

Optional: Complete the listening log for “La Jongleuse”

View the listening log.

If you can print, print a copy to complete.

If you don't have a printer, answer as many questions as you can on a plain piece of paper.

Listen to the performance above as needed to answer the questions.

Review “Swedish March”

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Song Used: Swedish March

Review “Swedish March”

Try to sing it in a round!

Review the actions with “Swedish March”

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Song Used: Swedish March

Review the actions with “Swedish March”

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Do the actions and sing “Swedish March”

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Song Used: Swedish March

Do the actions and sing “Swedish March”

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Review “Alouette”

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Song Used: Alouette

Review “Alouette”

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Review the Desk Drum Pattern for “Alouette”

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Song Used: Alouette

Review the Desk Drum Pattern for “Alouette”

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