Grade 1 Lesson 14

In this lesson, you will:

  • #1 “Welcome to Music” – sing the echoes for the song
  • play ‘Poison Melody’ using so-mi
  • #50 “Ho Ho Ho” – learn to sing and play the song
  • #49 “Up on a Housetop”
  • #47 “Lemonade” – review and trace/color a worksheet
  • #46 “Hanukkah Fun” – review and create a dance

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can read rhythms and melodies.
  • I can create movement to music.

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Welcome to Music

1 Sing the echoes for “Welcome to Music”

Sing the echoes for “Welcome to Music”.

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2 Play with hands or paper plates along with "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy"

Play with hands or paper plates along with "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy".

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Song Used: Lemonade

3 Play Poison Melody with so-mi pitches

Play Poison Melody with so-mi pitches.

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Song Used: Ho Ho Ho

4 Listen and sing #50 "Ho! Ho! Ho!"

Listen to song #50 "Ho! Ho! Ho!"

Play the video again and sing along!

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Song Used: Ho Ho Ho

5 Watch the kids play the singing game for "Ho! Ho! Ho!"

Watch the kids play the singing game for "Ho! Ho! Ho!"

Adapt for Zoom: choose a child to sing to.
Teacher and all students point to and sing to that child.
Where the kids in the demo join hands and change places, turn in your own circle.

Adapt for in-person: space out as much as you can. Point as the kids do in the video.
On trade spots, just change places. Say instead of sing.

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Song Used: Up on the Housetop

6 Learn to sing and move to #49 "Up on a Housetop"

Learn to sing and move to #49 "Up on a Housetop".

Listen to the video.

Play the video again and sing along.

Make up movements to go with the song!

Adapt for in-person: choose 2 kinds of instruments and play along with the song.

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Song Used: Lemonade

7 Review #47 "Lemonade" with the note highlights

Review #47 "Lemonade" with the note highlights.

Sing along!

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Song Used: Lemonade

8 Play the Lemonade game

Watch the kids play the Lemonade game.

Zoom adaptation: teacher sings the call - students sing the response.
Choose one child to act out a job. The students watching guess what they were.

In-person adaptation: divide the class into 2 teams.
Listen to the recording and do hand signs to the song (or chant instead of singing).
Teams in turn choose one child to act out a job.
The students on the other team guess what they were.

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Song Used: Lemonade

9 Review the solfa notes in the song "Lemonade"

Review the solfa notes in the song "Lemonade".

Note to teachers: other solfa tools for the song include a tone ladder for showing where so and mi fit in the scale.

Song Used: Lemonade

10 Optional: Trace and color the solfa worksheet for "Lemonade"

Trace and color the solfa worksheet for "Lemonade".

Song Used: Hanukkah Fun

11 Review the song "Hanukkah Fun"

Review the song "Hanukkah Fun".

Create movement to accompany the song.

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Song Used: The Music Time Is Over

12 Sing "The Music Time is Over"

Sing "The Music Time is Over".

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