In this lesson you will:

  • Echo rhythm and melody patterns
  • Sing “Wash Your Hands” and “Wear a Mask”
  • Copy some mi-re-do patterns
  • Play with and move to the song,  “You’re a Grand Old Flag”
  • Sing the song, “Here Comes a Bluebird”

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can echo rhythm and melody patterns
  • sing and play along with songs
  • Illustrate a verse of a song

Teaching Procedure

1 Sing "Welcome to Music"

Listen to the video and sing the echoes.

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2 Echo Rhythms 1

Echo the rhythms on the video.

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3 Sing "Wash Your Hands"

Sing "Wash Your Hands"

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4 Echo sing mi-re-do

Echo sing mi-re-do

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5 Sing the song, "Wear a Mask"

Sing the song, "Wear a Mask"

Look for the mi-re-do patterns in the song.

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6 Draw mi-re-do notes

Draw mi-re-do notes

Coming soon!

7 Play your instrument with the song, "You're a Grand Old Flag"

Find something at home to use for an instruments.

Play your instrument with the song, "You're a Grand Old Flag"

OR - Find different ways to keep a beat as you sing.

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8 Create movement for the song, "You're a Grand Old Flag"

Create movement for the song, "You're a Grand Old Flag"

You can use two paper plates.

OR - you can do the movements with your hands.

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9 Sing the Song, "Here Comes a Bluebird"

Sing the Song, "Here Comes a Bluebird"

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10 Play the bluebird singing game with stuffed animals

Play the bluebird singing game with stuffed animals

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11 Point to the beat of the song, "Here Comes a Bluebird"

Point to the beat of the song, "Here Comes a Bluebird"

Do any other activities that you like.

12 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.

13 Assessment

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!