In this lesson, you will:
- “Hello song”
- Do body percusion with #43 “Rondeau”
- review 31 “Juanito” – Spanish, dance
- learn to dance “La Raspa”
- #99 “Oats and Beans and Barley” move
- #97 “That’s My Mom” – optional make Big Class Book or illustrate little reproducible books
- #60 “Tommy Tiddlemouse” – assess solo singing
- “Tortoises” – Carnival of the Animals, watch, move, worksheet
2 Do the Body Percussion for Listen 1 #43 "Rondeau"
Copy the body percussion that is shown for the A, B, C, sections.
Invite your students to make up new body percussion patterns and play the music again.
6 Listen to the Song "Oats and Beans and Barley Grow"
Listen to the song "Oats and Beans and Barley Grow."
After you've heard the first part of the song, sing along with the chorus.
Play the video again and sing the whole song.
7 Watch the Movements for the Song "Oats and Beans and Barley Grow"
Watch the movements for the song "Oats and Beans and Barley Grow."
Sing along and copy the movements.
8 Echo Sing the Melody for the Song "That's My Mom"
Echo sing the melody for the song "That's My Mom."
Listen to a phrase, then sing it back.
10 Optional 1: Make a Card for Mother's Day
Make a card for Mother's Day.
If you have a printer, download the printable card with the words to the song.
Save Paper! If you don't have a printer or don't want to print the card, make your own Mother's Day card.
11 Optional 2: Illustrate a Little Reproducible Book of "That's My Mom"
Copy the book for each child.
The children illustrate each page.
Then cut it out and staple it together.
12 Move Like a Tortoise to the Music
This video features the music "Tortoise" from Carnival of the Animals.
Is the tortoise fast or slow?
Is the music fast or slow?
Can you find a way to move like a tortoise to the music?
Try spider-walking or crab-walking. Will you go slow or fast?
You'll go very slowly to show that you're listening and responding to the music.
13 Do the Worksheet for "Tortoises"
Complete the "Tortoises" worksheet.
14 Music IS Literacy
Parents, Teachers and Administration:
Music education is important for children.
Whether in class or at home, keep our children singing, playing, moving, listening and creating music!