In this lesson you will:
- #1 “Welcome to School” – sing
- practice rhythms
- “Wash Your Hands” – sing, create movements.
- listen to the storybook “How to be a Friend”
- #170 “What Shall We Do?” – sing, create new words or verses
- draw and color a picture
- #175 “Move to the Drum 2” – create movement to drumming music
- I can sing and move to music.
- I can echo rhythms.
- I can describe things to do with a friend.
1 Sing #1 "Welcome to School"
Play the video and sing the echoes.
2 Rhythm Warmup: Echo Vegetable Rhythms
Copy what the teacher does in the video.
3 Sing the song "Wash Your Hands"
Sing the song "Wash Your Hands".
Do movements along with the song.
4 Listen to the storybook "How to Be A Friend"
Listen to the storybook "How to Be A Friend" by Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown.
5 Sing the song #170 "What Shall we Do?"
Sing along with the video #170 "What Shall we Do?"
Can you create new verses or new words to the song?
Try singing your new ideas!
6 Draw a picture that shows what you want to do when you go out to play.
Draw and color a picture of what you like to do outside with your friends.
You can download and print the page from the supporting resources above.
Save ink and paper and draw and print on plain paper.
7 Create movement to #175 "Move to the Drum 2"
Can you make up movements to the video while you stay in one spot?
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!
9 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