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Looking to use Grade 4 Lesson 32 in your Grade 4 classroom?

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

You'll also cover the themes of: Central America, North America, Our Musical World

Grade 4 Lesson 32

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Introduction

In this lesson, you will:

  1. Do Body Percussion Lesson 10 with Cristian
  2. Read the Rhythms Parts 1-2-3
  3. Read the Body Percussion Score
  4. Play Match the Melody with drm sl patterns
  5. Review “Billy, Billy”
  6. Review the game with “Billy, Billy”
  7. Play the game and sing “Billy, Billy”
  8. Option 1: Complete the solfa challenge for “Billy, Billy”
  9. Option 2: Complete the note name challenge for “Billy, Billy”
  10. Option 1: Play “Billy, Billy” on Boomwhackers
  11. Option 2: Play “Billy, Billy” on Ukuleles or Guitars
  12. Option 3: Teach the Orff arrangement for “Billy, Billy”
  13. Learn about Cinco de Mayo
  14. Read about “Los Machetes”
  15. Read Some Fun Facts About Mexico
  16. Learn “Los Machetes”
  17. Try the Dance Steps for “Los Machetes”
  18. Watch a Performance of “Los Machetes” on AGT
  19. Watch Another Performance of “Los Machetes”

Extensions:

May the 4th is “Star Wars Day”
There is a module in Learning Modules – General for classes with 1:1 devices to work in Chrome Music Lab creating the Star Wars themes.  If you have devices you could opt for this lesson instead of lesson 32.

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can perform and create body percussion

Do Body Percussion Lesson 10 with Cristian

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Instrument Song Used: 10 Combo

Do Body Percussion Lesson 10 with Cristian

Learn the 3 sequences in this lesson.

It's tricky!

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Read the Rhythms Parts 1-2-3

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Instrument Song Used: 10 Combo

Read the Rhythms Parts 1-2-3

Read the rhythms.

Read the Body Percussion Score

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Instrument Song Used: 10 Combo

Read the Body Percussion Score

Play Match the Melody with drm sl patterns

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Game Used: Match the Melody

Play Match the Melody with drm sl patterns

Review “Billy, Billy”

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Song Used: Billy Billy

Review “Billy, Billy”

If the students can read drm sl in the key of C, they may be able to read the song using solfa notes.

Alternatively, teach the song by rote.
• Sing or play a phrase and have students echo.
• Combine phrases.
• Sing or play the whole song and have students echo.

Review the game with “Billy, Billy”

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Song Used: Billy Billy

Review the game with “Billy, Billy”

Game Directions:
Contra-dance formation, with pairs in a line facing one another.
Verse 1: Pairs join hands and jive back and forth.
Verse 2: All step back making space in the alley.
Verse 3: The first student in the head pair “struts” down the alley, making any movements they wish.
Verse 4: The second student in the head pair copies the movement the first student made.

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Play the game and sing “Billy, Billy”

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Song Used: Billy Billy

Play the game and sing “Billy, Billy”

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Option 1: Complete the solfa challenge for “Billy, Billy”

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Song Used: Billy Billy

Option 1: Complete the solfa challenge for “Billy, Billy”

Option 2: Complete the note name challenge for “Billy, Billy”

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Song Used: Billy Billy

Option 2: Complete the note name challenge for “Billy, Billy”

Option 1: Play “Billy, Billy” on Boomwhackers

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Instrument Song Used: Billy Billy

Option 1: Play “Billy, Billy” on Boomwhackers

Option 2: Play “Billy, Billy” on Ukuleles or Guitars

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Song Used: Billy Billy

Option 2: Play “Billy, Billy” on Ukuleles or Guitars

Option 3: Teach the Orff arrangement for “Billy, Billy”

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Song Used: Billy Billy

Option 3: Teach the Orff arrangement for “Billy, Billy”

Learn about Cinco de Mayo

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Learn about Cinco de Mayo

Read about Cinco de Mayo.

Read about “Los Machetes”

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Unit Used: Grades 3 and 4 Dances

Read about “Los Machetes”

Read about "Los Machetes."

This is a dance from Mexico, that we can learn for Cinco de Mayo!

Use a pair of rhythm sticks.

Read Some Fun Facts About Mexico

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Unit Used: Grades 3 and 4 Dances

Read Some Fun Facts About Mexico

Read together.

Try the Dance Steps for “Los Machetes”

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Unit Used: Grades 3 and 4 Dances

Try the Dance Steps for “Los Machetes”

Read and try the dance steps.

Learn “Los Machetes”

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Unit Used: Grades 3 and 4 Dances

Learn “Los Machetes”

Copy the movements on the video with the students

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Watch a Performance of “Los Machetes” on AGT

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Unit Used: Grades 3 and 4 Dances

Watch a Performance of “Los Machetes” on AGT

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Watch Another Performance of "Los Machetes"

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Unit Used: Grades 3 and 4 Dances

Watch Another Performance of "Los Machetes"

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