In this lesson you will

  • echo rhythm and melody patterns
  • Sing Healthy Habits songs:  “Wash Your Hands”, “Wear a Mask” and “We’ll Stay Apart”
  • copy mi-re-do patterns
  • Sing the song, “Christopher McCracken” and make a new verse for the song
  • Learn the song, “Let us Chase the Squirrel” and create an accompaniment for it

Objectives

  • I can echo rhythm and melody patterns
  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can create a new verse for a song

Teaching Procedure

1 Play Poison Rhythm

Play Poison Rhythm

Echo every rhythm, but the poison rhythm!

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2 Echo sing mi-re-do

Echo sing mi-re-do

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3 Sing the song, "Wear a Mask"

Sing the song, "Wear a Mask"

Can you hear and read the mi-re-do patterns in the song?

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4 Trace and copy the mi-re-do patterns

Trace and copy the mi-re-do patterns

You can print the worksheet from the supporting resources section.

OR

You can copy the patterns onto a plain piece of paper.

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5 Sing the song, "Wash Your Hands"

Sing the song, "Wash Your Hands"

Make up movements to the song.

Remember to sing this song in your twice, each time you wash your hands!

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6 Sing the song, "We'll Stay Apart"

Sing the song, "We'll Stay Apart"

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7 Sing the song, "Christopher McCracken"

Sing the song, "Christopher McCracken"

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8 Create a new verse for "Christopher McCracken"

Create a new verse for "Christopher McCracken"

A pdf of the verses is given in supporting resources.

Read the verses that are given. They follow a pattern.

Can you think of a new verse?

Print and write it on the worksheet that is given or write your new verse out on paper.

9 Optional Challenge: Sing "Christopher McCracken" with the accompaniment track

Optional Challenge: Sing "Christopher McCracken" with the accompaniment track

If you made a new verse, sing it instead of one of the verses of the song.

10 Sing the song, "Let us Chase the Squirrel"

Sing the song, "Let us Chase the Squirrel"

If you have someone to play a race game with, at break time, go outside and play the game.

Sing the song, then race to the finish!

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11 Find something at home to use for instruments and create an accompaniment for "Let Us Chase the Squirrel"

Find something at home to use for instruments and create an accompaniment for "Let Us Chase the Squirrel"

12 Sing the song, "The Music Time is Over"

Sing the song, "The Music Time is Over"

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