Grade 1 Lesson 4

In this lesson, you will:

  • #1 “Welcome to Music”
  • Echo Bobo
  • keep the beat with Mozart – Listen 1 #28
  • #11 “Apples and Bananas” – review the song
  • #12 “Counting Song” – review
  • #16 “Rock Around Alphabet” – learn the song, make up movements, and point to letters
  • play the ‘Loud Quiet’ game
  • listen to the story “So-me Goes Missing”

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can show how the notes go higher and lower.
  • I can tell when music is quiet or loud.

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 with music by Mozart

Move to the beat with music by Mozart.

Copy the teacher in the video.

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

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4 Learn about Mozart

Learn about Mozart.

Watch the video to learn about Mozart.

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Song Used: Apples and Bananas

5 Play instruments with the song "Apples and Bananas"

Find things at home to use for instruments.

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

6 Sing and do the actions for the "Counting Song"

Sing and do the actions for the "Counting Song"

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Song Used: Counting Song

7 Sing and point to the higher and lower notes for "Counting Song"

Sing and point to the higher and lower notes for "Counting Song".

Can you sing while you point to the higher and lower notes?

Song Used: Rock Around the Alphabet

8 Print or make an alphabet pointing page

Print or make an alphabet pointing page.

If you have a printer, you can print the page provided.

But it might be even better to make your own alphabet pointing page!

You'll use this pointing page with the next song, "Rock Around the Alphabet"

Song Used: Rock Around the Alphabet

9 Listen and dance to "Rock Around the Alphabet" for American students (Zee)

Listen and dance to "Rock Around the Alphabet"

In the United States, you say the last letter of the alphabet "zee"
but in Canada it's "zed." Canadians should listen to the next video.

This is the American version of the song.

Point to the letters as you sing the song.

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Song Used: Rock Around the Alphabet

10 Listen and dance to "Rock Around the Alphabet" for Canadian students. (Zed)

Listen and dance to "Rock Around the Alphabet"

In the United States, you say the last letter of the alphabet "zee"
but in Canada it's "zed."

This is the Canadian version of the song.

Point to the letters as you sing the song.

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11 Play the Loud Quiet Game - Classic Site

Play the Loud Quiet Game.

It is #12 on the games list.

Note to parents: This game works best on a desktop computer.
Until we rebuild the game, it doesn't work on tablets.

12 Play the Loud Quiet Game

Play the Loud Quiet Game.

Note to parents: This game works best on a desktop computer.
Until we rebuild the game, it doesn't work on tablets.

13 Listen to the storybook "So-me goes Missing"

Listen to the storybook "So-me goes Missing".

Echo sing each time you hear "So-me".

If you have an instrument, play along with the sounds in the story.

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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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