Back To School 3

Concepts:

In this lesson, we will:

  • #1 “Time for Music”
  • Echo rhythms and echo patterns with Bobo
  • #156 “Hands on Shoulders” – learn the poem
  • “Wear a Mask” – sing the song
  • #14 “Do You Want to Be my Friend?” – sing the song
  • #141 “Roly Poly” – review the poem
  • #150 “Twinkle Twinkle” – sing and show how the sounds go higher and lower

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can echo rhythms and melody patterns.
  • I can say and move to a poem.
  • I can sing and move to music.

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Time for Music

1 Sing Our Opening Song "Time For Music"

Watch the video and sing along!

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2 Practice Rhythms with Vegetable Rhythm 1

Watch the video and say the rhythms with the kids.

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3 Sing what Bobo sings!

Sing what Bobo sings!

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4 Listen to the poem "Hands on Shoulders"

Watch the video to listen to the poem.

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Song Used: Hands on Shoulders

5 Move and say the poem "Hands on Shoulders"

In this video, copy the teacher's movements.

You'll say and move to the poem, then say it loud/quiet, then slow/fast.

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6 Listen to the song "Wear a Mask"

Listen to the video. Play it again and sing along.

Can you create movements to this song?

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Song Used: Do You Want to Be my Friend?

7 Listen to "Do you want to be my Friend?"

Listen to "Do you want to be my Friend?"

Find ways to keep a beat while you listen. You could pat your knees, touch your nose, or pat your head.

Think about ways that you can be a good friend to others, and share them with your teacher or family.

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Song Used: Roly Poly

8 Review the Roly Poly Poem

Listen to the poem "Roly Poly"

Play the video again, can you say some of the words?

What is your favourite part of the poem?
Up, down, fast,slow, loud or quiet?

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Song Used: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

9 Sing the song, "Twinkle Twinkle"

Sing the song, "Twinkle Twinkle".

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Song Used: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

10 Show how the notes in the song "Twinkle Twinkle" go higher and lower

Show how the notes in the song "Twinkle Twinkle" go higher and lower.

You can download, print and color the star that is in the supporting resources for this lesson.
-or-
You can draw a star, color it and cut it out.

Use the star to show how the pitches in the song go higher and lower.

Can you sing along while you show the higher and lower pitches?

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11 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!

12 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!