In this lesson, you will:
- learn an action song, “Chinese Fan”
- learn a Japanese song, “Kagome”
- I can echo sing a song.
- I can listen and move to Mozart.
1 Read the Words to "Chinese Fan"
Read the words for the Chinese Fan song.
2 Listen and Sing Along
Listen to the first part of the song.
After you have heard part of the song, play it again and sing along!
3 Watch the Demo Video for Chinese Fan
Watch the demo video.
4 Make Your Own Chinese Fan!
Make your own Chinese fan!
This video will show you how!
5 Learn The Song Kagome
Watch the Video to learn how to sing "Kagome"!
6 Watch the Kids Play the Kagome Game!
Watch the video to see how to play the Kagome game.
7 Watch School Kids From Japan Playing the Game!
Watch school kids from Japan playing Kagome!
8 Play the Kagome Game!
If you have enough people, play the game.
If you can't remember all of the song, just sing the first two lines as you play!
9 Listen to "Contradance" by Mozart And Move With Scarves!
Listen to Mozart's "Contradance" and move to the music using scarves like Mrs. Gagne!
10 Listen to "Contradance" by Mozart and Do the Actions!
Watch and follow the actions Mrs. Gagne does.
11 Listen to "Contradance" by Mozart and Do the Actions with Plates!
Watch and follow what Mrs. Gagne does.
If you don't have paper plates, cut out some circles using scrap paper!
12 Review Last Week's Module, or Any of the Songs You Like!
Repetition is one of the ways that we learn something well.
Children improve singing on pitch, learn the lyrics and melody better with each repetition.
Children will develop their musicality if you sing, move, play more often!
Keep a list of the songs and activities that you like.
Assessment may not be required for your school or district.
Your teacher may ask you to email one of the suggested assessments
14 Music is literacy
Parents, Teachers and Administration:
Music education is important for children.
Whether in class or at home, keep our children singing, playing, moving, listening and creating music!
Online Resources for Elementary Music Teachers