In this lesson you will

Sing “Welcome to Music”

Echo Bobo

Keep beat Listening 1 #29 – copy 1st time, students make up own movements 2nd time

18. Ten in the Bed – find 10 stuffed animals and dramatize with them

19. Kye Kye Koolay – echo sing and make up movements

High-Low movement (preK)

I Can Sing a High Note (2)

Listen Kit 1:  #5 – High-Lo.   #15 – Aviary (high).  #10 Elephant (low)

review 16. Rock around the Alphabet

Extras for Canadian Thanksgiving

21. I’m Thankful      23. I Like Turkey

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can tell which are high notes and which are low

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.

In the second part of the video make up your movements to the beat.

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4 Find 10 toys or stuffed animals to dramatize the song, "Ten in the Bed"

Find 10 toys or stuffed animals to dramatize the song, "Ten in the Bed".

Line them up in a row.

Listen to the song.

When "one rolls out" take one toy away.

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5 Sing along with "Ten in the Bed"

Sing along with "Ten in the Bed"

Can you sing while you dramatize the song?

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6 Listen to a singing game from Ghana, "Kye Kye Koolay"

Listen to a singing game from Ghana, "Kye Kye Koolay"

Listen once. The second time, sing the echoes.

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Song Used: Kye Kye Koolay

7 Watch how the kids in the class play the game

Watch how the kids in the class play the game.

Try making a statue pose each time you echo the singer.

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8 Listen and move to "I can sing a High Note)

Listen and move to "I can sing a High Note)

Stand up and reach up for the high notes.

Bend down for the low notes.

Reach your arms out for the middle notes.

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9 Listen and move to "I can sing a High Note)

Watch the kids in the video do the high and low movements and copy them.

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10 Listen and watch the birds in "Aviary"

Listen and watch the birds in "Aviary"

Is the music high or low?

The flute is playing high sounds!

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11 Now watch the video of "Elephants"

Now watch the video of "Elephants"

Is the music high or low?

The melody is low.

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12 Move to the music of "Elephants"

Move to the music of "Elephants"

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13 Play the High Low Game

Play the High Low Game

It is #13 on the games list.

This game may not work well on devices. It works best on a desktop computer.

Song Used: Rock Around the Alphabet

14 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"

15 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

16 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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17 Optional for Canadian Thanksgiving: I'm Thankful

Optional for Canadian Thanksgiving: I'm Thankful

Listen to the song.

Play it again, and sing along

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Song Used: I Like Turkey

18 Optional for Canadian Thanksgiving: I Like Turkey

Optional for Canadian Thanksgiving: I Like Turkey

Watch the kids play a chase game.

You could play this at home with people in your family as a "race game". Sing the song, then race to the finish!

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Song Used: The Music Time is Over

19 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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