Grade 1 Lesson 9

In this Lesson you will

sing “Welcome to Music”

echo sl sm patterns

34. Bounce the Ball

– ball bounce game, teach accent, sing the song in solfa, name solfa notes

32. Peace in my Heart

– sing and play with the song

33. Just One Candle

–  play instruments along with the song

– sing

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can show accented beats
  • I can sing melodic patterns (ls m)

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Welcome to Music

1 Sing the echoes to "Welcome to Music"

Sing the echoes to "Welcome to Music"

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2 Echo so-mi-la patterns

Echo so-mi-la patterns

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Song Used: Bounce the Ball

3 Watch the note highlights video for "Bounce the Ball"

Watch the note highlights video for "Bounce the Ball"

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4 Find a ball, and learn how to play the game

Find a ball, and learn how to play the game

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5 Learn about Strong Beats - Accented Beats

Learn about Strong Beats - Accented Beats

6 Trace and color the notes of the song.

Trace and color the notes of the song.

7 Create a word rhythm with ball bouncing words

Create a word rhythm with ball bouncing words

Perform this word rhythm as an ostinato with the song

OR use the word rhythm as a B section, and decide how to perform:
AB. A B A

8 Copy the class's movements for the song, "Peace in my Heart"

Copy the class's movements for the song, "Peace in my Heart"

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9 Sing and create your own movements to "Peace in my Heart"

Sing and create your own movements to "Peace in my Heart"

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10 Listen to the song, "Just One Candle"

Listen to the song, "Just One Candle"

While you listen, think of movements you could do with the song.

Play the video again, and sing along.

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11 Play instruments with the song

You could also have instruments play along using this very simple arrangement. Play part one during the A section and part two during the B section. Decide what to play for the ending.

Teach the body percussion first, then transfer to instruments.
Substitute instruments depending on what you have available to use.

Or - create your own arrangement!

12 Sing, "The Music Time is Over"

Sing, "The Music Time is Over"

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