Back To School 1

In this lesson we will

  • learn “Welcome to School”
  • Echo Rhythms
  • learn the “Wash Your Hands” song
  • Print and Draw All About Me
  • Sing “Twinkle Twinkle”
  • Sing “Skinamarink”

Objectives

  • I can sing an echo.
  • I can echo rhythms.
  • I can sing and do movements.

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Welcome to School

1 Sing "Welcome to School"

Listen to the video.

Play the video again and sing the echoes.

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2 Practice Rhythm With Vegetable Rhythms

Watch the video and say the Vegetable Rhythms and clap right after the teacher.

You'll say the rhythms with the students on the recording.

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3 Learn a Healthy Habits Song: "Wash Your Hands"

Watch the video.

Watch the video again and sing along!

Can you create movements to go with the music?

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4 Fill in the "All About Me" Worksheet

Print and fill out the "All About Me" Worksheet

or

Save paper and ink and use your own paper and drawings to make your own "All About Me" sheet.

Song Used: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

5 Sing "Twinkle Twinkle"

Watch and listen to the video.

Then watch and sing along with the video.

Have you sung this song before?

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6 Sing our Goodbye Song "Skinamarink"

Skinamarink is the song we sing at the end of music class.

Watch the video and sing along!

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Song Used: Skinamarink

7 Learn the actions to "Skinamarink"!

Watch the video and learn the actions.

Can you do all the actions?

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8 Review any of the songs you like or find new favourites!

Review any of the songs you like or find new favourites!

Repetition is one of the ways that we learn something well.

Students improve singing on pitch, learn the lyrics and melody better with each repetition.

Students will develop their musicality if you sing, move, play more often!

Keep a list of the songs and activities that you like.

9 Assessment

Assessment may not be required for your school or district.

Your teacher may ask you to email one of the suggested assessments

10 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!