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Grade 5 Lesson 23A – song-based lesson

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Introduction

In this lesson, you will:

  1. Review the C Major Scale
  2. Play space music adventure
  3. Teach “Chumbara”
  4. Learn the body percussion pattern for “Chumbara”
  5. Sing “Chumbara” with a new word
  6. Option 1: Complete the solfa challenge for “Chumbara”
  7. Option 2: Complete the note name challenge for “Chumbara”
  8. Option 1: Play “Chumbara” on Boomwhackers
  9. Option 2: Teach the Orff arrangement for “Chumbara”
  10. Review the cup game for “Favorite Rag”
  11. Do the cup game for “Favorite Rag”
  12. Review “Maple Leaf Rag”
  13. Review the choreography for “Maple Leaf Rag”
  14. Do the choreography for “Maple Leaf Rag”
  15. Play note name toss

Extension:

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 read and sing melodies.
  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can create and play accompaniments for a song.
  • I can sing a scale.

Review the C Major Scale

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Unit Used: Staff Lesson

Review the C Major Scale

Play space music adventure

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Game Used: Space Music Adventure

Play space music adventure

Teach “Chumbara”

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Song Used: Chumbara

Teach “Chumbara”

This is an excellent activity for practice in keeping a steady beat and reading the notes of the major scale.

Learn the body percussion pattern for “Chumbara”

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Song Used: Chumbara

Learn the body percussion pattern for “Chumbara”

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Sing “Chumbara” with a new word

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Song Used: Chumbara

Sing “Chumbara” with a new word

Artie Almeida does a really fun activity with this song. She makes three bags of one syllable sounds. Choose a syllable from each bag and make up a new word. Sing the song using the new word instead of “chumbara.”

Bag One: zap, fly, bug, gun, pop, sat, yip
Bag Two: letters A E O U
Bag Three: boo, moo, may, day, dee, flee, goo, zoo

Option 1: Complete the solfa challenge for “Chumbara”

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Song Used: Chumbara

Option 1: Complete the solfa challenge for “Chumbara”

Option 2: Complete the note name challenge for “Chumbara”

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Song Used: Chumbara

Option 2: Complete the note name challenge for “Chumbara”

Option 1: Play “Chumbara” on Boomwhackers

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Instrument Song Used: Chumbara

Option 1: Play “Chumbara” on Boomwhackers

Option 2: Teach the Orff arrangement for “Chumbara”

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Song Used: Chumbara

Option 2: Teach the Orff arrangement for “Chumbara”

Playing and Creating: Teach the melody of this song to the students and have them play it as an instrumental selection.

Review the cup game for “Favorite Rag”

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Listening Selection Used: “The Favorite”

Review the cup game for “Favorite Rag”

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Do the cup game for “Favorite Rag”

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Listening Selection Used: “The Favorite”

Do the cup game for “Favorite Rag”

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Review “Maple Leaf Rag”

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Song Used: Maple Leaf Rag

Review “Maple Leaf Rag”

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Review the choreography for “Maple Leaf Rag”

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Song Used: Maple Leaf Rag

Review the choreography for “Maple Leaf Rag”

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Do the choreography for “Maple Leaf Rag”

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Song Used: Maple Leaf Rag

Do the choreography for “Maple Leaf Rag”

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Play note name toss

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Game Used: Note Toss!! – Treble Clef

Play note name toss

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