In this lesson you will
Sing the echoes in the song.
Fill in the blanks with the names in your class.
Choose body percussion, instruments or found sounds to play along.
Read the words for the song "Tingalayo."
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.
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.
Watch a National Geographic video about the Inuit.
This is a safeshare link.
If the link doesn't work for you, google "inuit way of life national geographic."
Teach the first part of "O Siem" by rote
Can you remember the chorus? Sing and do the movements.
Read the words for the "Inuit Lullaby."
What is a lullaby?
It's a song to put a baby to sleep.
Should you sing it loud or soft?
This is a translation of an original lullaby collected in Cape Dorset, Nunavut, by Rev. D H Whitbread, an Anglican missionary who primarily worked in the area of Port Harrison, QC. This song is now optional, and will be taken out of this module in 2024.
Listen to the song "Inuit Lullaby."
Play it again, and sing along.
This song is now optional, and will be taken out of this module in 2024.
"La Jongleuse" means "The Juggler."
Watch the juggler perform to the music.
Play the video again, and try juggling with scarves.
(if you don't have scarves at home, use napkins, or whatever you can find). 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?
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.