Grade 1 Lesson 32 (m.1)

In this lesson you will

  • sing and do actions to “Oats and Beans and Barley Grow”
  • sing a song, “That’s my Mom” for Mother’s Day
  • move like a tortoise to “Tortoises” from Carnival of the Animals

Objectives

  • I can sing and do actions
  • I can move to show how the music goes

Teaching Procedure

1 Read the words for the song, "Oats and Beans and Barley Grow.

Read the words for the song, "Oats and Beans and Barley Grow.

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2 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.

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Song Used: Oats and Beans

3 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.

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Song Used: That's My Mom

4 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.

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Song Used: That's My Mom

5 Listen to the song, "That's My Mom"

Listen to the song, "That's My Mom"

Play it again and sing along!

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6 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.

7 Move Like a Tortoise to the Music

This video features the music, "Tortoises" 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.

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8 Review last week's lesson or your favorite songs.

Repetition is one of the ways that we learn something well.

Children improve singing on pitch, learn the lyrics and melody better with each repetition.

Children will develop their musicality if you sing, move, play more often!

Keep a list of the songs and activities that you like.

You can easily find any song by using the search engine on the website.

9 Optional: Assessments

Assessment may not be required for your school or district.

Your teacher may ask you to email one of the suggested

10 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!