In this weeks lesson, we will:

  • #1 “Welcome to Music”
  • echo slide whistle
  • keep the beat with Listening Kit 1 #29 “Contradance II”
  •  #18 “Ten in the Bed” – review the song and create accompaniment with instruments
  • review the poem “Grandma’s Glasses”
  • review Listening Kit 1 #15 “Aviary” (high)
  • review Listening Kit 1 #10 “Elephant” (low)
  • optional activity: color and label ‘High and Low’
  • play the ‘High Low’ game
  • read So-me #3 “So-me Meets the Boss” (high-low, so-mi)

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and play along with music.
  • I can tell if sounds are high or 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 the Slide Whistle

Echo the slide whistle.

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3 Find a ribbon or scarf and move to the music

Find a ribbon or scarf and move to the music.

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Song Used: Ten in the Bed

4 Review the song "Ten in the Bed"

Review the song "Ten in the Bed".

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Song Used: Ten in the Bed

5 Play instruments along with the song "Ten in the Bed"

Find things at home to use for instruments.

Play instruments along with the song.

6 Review the poem "Grandma's Glasses"

Review the poem "Grandma's Glasses".

Do you remember who has the high voice?

And who has the low voice?

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7 Listen to "Aviary"

Listen to "Aviary".

Is the music high or low?

It's high!

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8 Listen to "Elephant"

Listen to "Elephant".

Is the music high or low?

It's low!

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9 Optional: Print and color the high low worksheet or make your own!

Optional: Print and color the high low worksheet
-or-
Draw your own picture of an elephant and a bird and label them high and low

10 Play the 'High Low' Game - Classic Site

Play the High Low Game.

It's Game #13 in the list of games.

11 Play the 'High Low' Game - Beta Site

Play the High Low Game.

12 Listen to the So-me Storybook "So-me Meets the Boss"

Listen to the So-me Storybook "So-me Meets the Boss".

When there is a song in the video, pause and sing what was sung.

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Song Used: The Music Time Is Over

13 Sing our goodbye song "The Music Time is Over"

Sing our goodbye song "The Music Time is Over".

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