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Looking to use Grade 5 Lesson 1 in your Grade 5 classroom?

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

Grade 5 Lesson 1

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Concepts(s):
Beat, Form
Rhythm(s):
h w H W
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Introduction

In this lesson, you will:
1. How to…   What if???
2/3 Play the Concentration Game to learn the names of the students in the class
4. “Mama Don’t Allow” – listen, sing and play with the song
5/6/7 watch spoons demos and learn how to hold and play spoons
8/9  Staff Lesson 1 Teach/Assess
10.  Note Name Memory
11. Coconut Chaos
12/13/14 “Little Tommy Tinker” – read, sing, and move to the song; beat and rhythm activities
15. Bucket Drumming (or desk drum, or body percussion) to Everybody Say Yes
16. Compose Your Own rhythm
17. Everybody Say Yes

Extensions:
Units-Theory – continue staff lesson
Little Tommy Tinker – printable solfa, note name interactives and worksheets, beat and rhythm worksheets, ukulele chords

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can draw a staff and number the lines and spaces.
  • I can explain beat and the rhythms in a song.

Teach/Review Procedures

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Teach/Review Procedures

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Learn each other's names by playing the Concentration Game

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Song Used: Concentration

Learn each other's names by playing the Concentration Game

Teach the song, "Concentration" as a reading or rote song.
If possible, have the students read the solfa notes or pitch letter names.
Teach the rhythm of the song by rote.

Game Directions: All begin by singing the first part of the song. After the line, “When you hear your name, the game begins!” the teacher sings their own name, followed by a student’s name. The student continues the game by singing their own name followed by a classmate’s name. The classmate sings their own name, followed by a different classmate’s name. If someone doesn't sing on the beat - if they miss the beat - stop, choose a new tempo and play again.

To see how to play the game, view the kids demo that follows.

"Concentration" Kids Demo

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Song Used: Concentration

"Concentration" Kids Demo

To see how to play the game, view the kids demo video.

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Listen to instruments with the song "Mama Don't Allow".

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Song Used: Mama Don’t Allow

Listen to instruments with the song "Mama Don't Allow".

Listen to the instruments with the song "Mama Don't Allow".

When you feel able to , sing along.

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Introduction to the spoons

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Song Used: Mama Don’t Allow

Introduction to the spoons

In this video, Andy shows how to hold and play the spoons.

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Watch an amazing performance on spoons by Abby.

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Watch an amazing performance on spoons by Abby.

Watch an amazing performance on spoons by Abby.

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Optional: Learn more spoon techniques with Abby

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Optional: Learn more spoon techniques with Abby

Learn how to hold the spoons and play the basic beat.

Go back to the song, "Mama Don't Allow" and play along with it.

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Learn About the Staff.

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Learn About the Staff.

Do the Staff Lesson activities Lesson 1-2.
To do more lessons, visit UNITS-Theory-Staff

The worksheets aligned to these lessons are in the supporting resources section above.
Or
Play some of the name the note games given in the links below.

Staff Lesson 1 - Practice/Assess

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Staff Lesson 1 - Practice/Assess

Play Note Name Memory Game

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Play Note Name Memory Game

Choose the level and play the game.

Play Coconut Chaos

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Play Coconut Chaos

Can you complete all levels??? Even when it goes really fast??? Have Fun!

To choose other sets of notes for Coconut Chaos, select Games in the left menu, then Coconut Chaos.

Read the rhythms of the song, "Little Tommy Tinker."

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Song Used: Little Tommy Tinker

Read the rhythms of the song, "Little Tommy Tinker."

Read the rhythms of the song, "Little Tommy Tinker."

If your students can read the solfa notes drm sl d' read the solfege.
Or - have your students read the pitch letter names.
Or - teach the song by rote

Watch the kids demo of the song, "Little Tommy Tinker".

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Song Used: Little Tommy Tinker

Watch the kids demo of the song, "Little Tommy Tinker".

Watch the kids demo of the song, "Little Tommy Tinker".

In the song, little Tommy is supposed to have sat on a "clinker' or a hot coal.

This is why in the movements, the kids stand when they sing, "sat"

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Clap the rhythm (the words) of Little Tommy Tinker.

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Song Used: Little Tommy Tinker

Clap the rhythm (the words) of Little Tommy Tinker.

Choose from the activities that will help your class learn, review or practice note values.
For example:
• Clap the rhythm (the words) of Little Tommy Tinker.
• Sort the rhythms of the song, "Little Tommy Tinker".

Learn to Bucket Drum with Everybody Say Yes

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Instrument Song Used: Everybody Say Yes

Learn to Bucket Drum with Everybody Say Yes

If you have bucket drums use them.
If you don't have bucket drums other options include:
- use rhythm sticks and play on the floor
- pat on your legs - be creative!

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Compose your own rhythm pattern.

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Compose your own rhythm pattern.

Compose your own rhythm pattern.
Play it back. Do you like it? If not, change it.

Create two different patterns, and play them with Everybody Say yes!
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Everybody Say Yes!

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Instrument Song Used: Everybody Say Yes

Everybody Say Yes!

Play your rhythm compositions with "Everybody Say Yes"

Learn to sing the song!

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