Grade 1 lesson 35 (updated 2021)

In this lesson, you will:

  • “Hello Song”
  • Body Percussion
  • #103 “El Coqui” – learn about a coqui and learn the song
  • learn about a lullaby and  sing softly
  • #104 “Heebie Jeebies” – sing and do movements with a stuffed animal to the song
  • watch “Finale” from Carnival of the Animals, then move to the music, do the worksheet
  • optional – link to full performance of “Carnival of the Animals”

Objectives

  • I can sing, move and dance to music.
  • I can show quiet and loud in music.

Teaching Procedure

1 Sing the "Hello Song"

Sing the "Hello Song."

In the spaces, put your students names.

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2 Do Body Percussion

Do the body percussion shown in the video.

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3 Create Your own Body Percussion

Cut out the cards in supporting resources. (or draw your own)

Create 4 or 8 beat body percussion patterns.

Try your own body percussion patterns with the music in activity 2.

Song Used: El Coqui

4 Learn About the Coqui

A coquí is a very small frog that is found in Puerto Rico.

At night it makes a sound like “coqui, coqui, coqui.”

Song Used: El Coqui

5 Listen to "El Coqui"

Listen to the song "El Coqui" and rock your stuffed animal to sleep.

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6 Listen to the Sound a Coqui Makes

Listen to the sound a Coqui makes!

7 Watch Dora the Explorer Learn to "The Coqui Song"

Dora the Explorer met a little frog that sings the last part of the song.

Watch the video.

Song Used: El Coqui

8 Listen and Sing to "El Coqui"

Play "El Coqui" again and rock your stuffed animal.

Can you sing the last part of the song with the frog sounds?

"Coqui, Coqui."

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Song Used: Oats and Beans and Barley

9 Review "Oats and Beans and Barley Grow"

Do you remember the words to "Oats and Beans and Barley Grow"?

Sing along with the video.

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Song Used: Oats and Beans and Barley

10 Review the Movements for "Oats and Beans and Barley Grow"

Can you sing and do the movements for "Oats and Beans and Barley Grow"?

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Song Used: Heebie Jeebies

11 Dance with Stuffed Animals to "Heebie Jeebies"

Listen to the video and dance with your stuffed animal.

You might want to dance with more than one stuffy!

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Song Used: Elephant from Carnival of the Animals

12 Listen to "Finale" from Carnival of the Animals

Listen and watch for places in the music where one animal returns, and places where all the animals march in a parade

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Song Used: Elephant from Carnival of the Animals

13 Optional: Do the "Finale" Worksheet

If you have a printer, print and complete the Finale worksheet.

If you've done all the worksheets, you can make a booklet of the Carnival of the Animals.

14 Optional: Watch a Full Performance of "Carnival of the Animals"

Optional: If time permits, watch a full performance of "Carnival of the Animals."

This is a safeshare link.

If the link doesn't work, google "Carnival of the Animals Mormon Youth Symphony"