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Looking to use Middle School Lesson 34 in your Middle School classroom?

While teaching this learning module you will cover multiple concepts including: Timbre of Unpitched Instruments, Tempo, Beat

You'll also cover the themes of: 1900s, Careers, Composers

Middle School Lesson 34

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Introduction

In this lesson, you will:

  1. Teach “My Landlord”
  2. Practice the clap pattern
  3. Learn the clap game
  4. Do the clap game and sing “My Landlord”
  5. Optional: Learn the desk drum game for “My Landlord”
  6. Answer questions about the song “My Landlord”
  7. Create and Perform an Accompaniment
  8. Answer questions for Elvis Presley’s “Money Honey”
  9. Learn a Bucket/Desk drum routine for “My Landlord” (compile two slides)
  10. Optional: Watch a biography about Elvis Presley

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 create an accompaniment for a song.
  • I can listen and respond to music.

Teach “My Landlord”

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Song Used: My Landlord

Teach “My Landlord”

Listen to the song.

Practice the clap pattern

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Song Used: My Landlord

Practice the clap pattern

Learn the clap game

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Song Used: My Landlord

Learn the clap game

Watch students perform the clap game.

Try the pattern with a partner.

If you can't do partner games, go on to the desk drum version below.

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Do the clap game and sing “My Landlord”

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Do the clap game and sing “My Landlord”

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Optional: Learn the desk drum game for “My Landlord”

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Song Used: My Landlord

Optional: Learn the desk drum game for “My Landlord”

If solo, drum the desk where you would clap with your partner;

i.e. clap, right hand desk, clap, left hand desk, clap, both hands desk, cross, pat.

Answer questions about the song "My Landlord"

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Answer questions about the song "My Landlord"

Create and Perform an Accompaniment

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Create and Perform an Accompaniment

Choose instruments or found sounds and create an accompaniment.

Answer questions for Elvis Presley’s “Money Honey”

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Song Used: My Landlord

Answer questions for Elvis Presley’s “Money Honey”

These are questions to think about as you listen to the Elvis Presley's performance of "Money Honey".

Click on the slide to open the YouTube link. If the link doesn't work, search internet for "Elvis Money Honey".

Learn a Bucket/Desk drum routine for “My Landlord”

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Song Used: My Landlord

Learn a Bucket/Desk drum routine for “My Landlord”

This is the pattern for the A section of the song.

Practice the A section.

If desk drumming:
top = top
rim = edge
click = click

Optional: Watch a biography about Elvis Presley

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Song Used: My Landlord

Optional: Watch a biography about Elvis Presley

This biography tells how Elvis got his start and how he changed music.

This is a YouTube link.

If the link doesn't work, search internet for "Elvis Presley A Boy from Tupelo".

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