Grade 1 Lesson 37 (updated 2021)

Concepts:

In this lesson, you will learn:

  • “Hello Song” (no names)
  • “Clap! Stamp! Shake!”
  • Rhythm Play Along
  • Trivia Wheel: 1 or 2 sounds, loud/quiet
  • Five More Days till Vacation
  • Campfire Songs
  • review #82, “Bingo”
  • learn “She’ll be Comin’ Round the Mountain”
  • review #42 “Down by the Bay”
  • review #3 “Little Red Wagon”- illustrate a mini-book

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can tell if sounds are quiet or loud.
  • I can create new verses.

Teaching Procedure

1 "Hello Song"

Sing the echoes in the "Hello Song."

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2 Sing and Move to "Clap! Stamp! Shake!"

Listen to the song and the movements that the words suggest.

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3 Play Along with #42 "Marche"

Give half the class sticks and half drums. (substitute as needed)

You could also have students click sticks when sticks are shown, then drum on the floor when the drum is shown.

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4 Play Trivia Wheel - Loud/Quiet

Divide the class into 2 teams or play teacher vs students.

Song Used: Five More Days

5 Learn #106 “Five More Days”

Sing the song.

Sing again, with the # of days you have in your school until vacation!

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6 Option 1 - Review Songs in the Movement Fun Module

There are 15+ songs in this module and all are ones students really like.

7 Option 2: Sing CAMPFIRE SONGS!

This week we’ll sing some songs that you could sing around the campfire or on a road trip with your family!

Another option for the last classes of the school year is Request and Review.

Look at the song list for Grade 1, and have students till what their favorite songs/games were.

Make a list and sing/play as many as you have time for.

Song Used: Bingo

8 Review #82 “Bingo”

Review the song.

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Song Used: She’ll be Comin’ ‘Round the Mountain

9 Learn “She’ll be Comin’ Round the Mountain”

Listen to one verse.

Play the video again and sing along.

Create movements to go with the song.

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Song Used: She’ll be Comin’ ‘Round the Mountain

10 Sing Along with the Kids

Sing along with the kids demo.

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Song Used: Down by the Bay

11 Review "Down By The Bay"

Listen to the one verse.

Then play the video again and sing along!

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Song Used: Down by the Bay

12 Optional: Create a New Verse and Then Draw a Picture of Your Verse

Using the worksheet, or if you want to save paper and ink, use any paper you have, create a new verse, and then draw a picture of what is happening in your verse!

Song Used: Little Red Wagon

13 Review "Little Red Wagon"

Listen to a verse of the song.

Play the video again and sing along!

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Song Used: Little Red Wagon

14 Optional: Illustrate a Mini-Book

There is a template to create a child illustrated mini-book of the song in supporting resources.

This option is very useful for in-person classes when singing is not allowed.

Listen to the song as you illustrate.