Grade 1 Lesson 3

In this lesson, you will:

  • #1 “Welcome to Music” 
  • echo Bobo
  • keep a beat with “Move to Beat #1”
  • #11 “Apples and Bananas” – sing the song and accompany with instruments
  • #12 “Counting Song” – sing the song and do actions, showing how notes go higher and lower. Color a pointing page.
  • #14 “Goin’ to Kentucky” – sing the song and make up actions

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can show how the notes go higher and lower.
  • I can play instruments with a song.

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Welcome to Music

1 Sing the echoes in "Welcome to Music"

Sing the echoes in "Welcome to Music"

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2 Echo Bobo

Echo Bobo - sing what Bobo sings, right after you hear it.

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3 Move to the Beat

Copy the teacher in the video.

Play the video again and make up your movements to the beat.

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Song Used: Grand Old Duke of York

4 Sing and move to the song "Grand Old Duke of York"

Sing and move to the song "Grand Old Duke of York".

Copy what the kids in the video do.

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5 Play the Fast Slow Game - Classic Site

Play the Fast Slow Game.

The link will take you to the games section.

Scroll down to #15 - Fast Slow.

6 Play the Fast Slow Game - Beta Site

Play the Fast Slow Game.

7 Find things in your house to use as instruments

Find things in your house to use as instruments.

Try to find something from each group:

Woods - find wooden spoons, or wooden cutting board and spoon

Metals - use 2 spoons or a baking sheet and spoon

Drum - use a bucket or a large bowl

Shakes and Scrapes - fill a small container with rice, noodles or beads

Song Used: Apples and Bananas

8 Play instruments with the song "Apples and Bananas"

Play instruments with the song "Apples and Bananas".

You could play a different instrument with each verse.

Can you play and sing?

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Song Used: Counting Song

9 Listen and sing "The Counting Song"

Listen to "The Counting Song".

Play again and sing along.

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Song Used: Counting Song

10 Do the actions for the "Counting Song"

Do the actions for the "Counting Song"

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Song Used: Counting Song

11 Watch how the notes go higher and lower in the "Counting Song"

Watch how the notes go higher and lower in the "Counting Song".

Can you move your arms to show how the notes go?

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Song Used: Counting Song

12 Print and color or draw your own pointing page for "Counting Song"

See the Pointing Page below.
Use this pointing page, or print the pdf from supporting resources.

Song Used: Goin' to Kentucky

13 Watch the kids play the singing game "Goin' to Kentucky"

Watch the kids play the singing game "Goin' to Kentucky".

Can you do the movements that the kids in the video do?

Can you play the song again and make up your own movements?

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Song Used: The Music Time Is Over

14 Sing the echoes in our closing song "The Music Time is Over"

Sing the echoes in our closing song "The Music Time is Over".

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