Grade 1 Lesson 1 (m.3)

In this lesson you will

  • sing Eensy Weensy Spider and Bingo, and do actions to them
  • play a Same/Different game
  • read along with the So-me Goes Missing storybook

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can perform and identify high and low
  • I can read and perform rhythm patterns

Teaching Procedure

1 Music Is Literacy

A note to parents, teachers, principals and admin.
Music education is important for all learners, and maybe more so during difficult times.
Keep making music while your children are home!

Song Used: Eensy Weensy Spider

2 Watch and sing along with the kids demo video of Eensy Weensy Spider

Watch and sing along with the kids demo video. This song will be familiar to most children. The only surprise, is that there is a GREAT BIG SPIDER that sings in a low voice and a teeny tiny spider that sings in a high voice. So, sing along and do the actions.

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Song Used: Eensy Weensy Spider

3 Watch and sing with the lyrics video

Watch and sing with the lyrics video

Which spider sang in a high voice? (teeny tiny)

Which spider sang in a low voice? (great big one)

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4 Same or Different

Do the Same or Different activity. If the student is successful, try some of the other activities.

5 So-me Movie: So-me Goes Missing

Watch the video. Pause it when you hear singing, and ask the children to echo what was sung.

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Song Used: Bingo

6 Bingo Kids Demo

Watch the Kids Demo video of Bingo and sing along with the video. Do the actions with the kids in the video.

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Song Used: Bingo

7 Sing Bingo!

Sing with the lyrics of the Bingo song. When you sing this song, sing all the letters the first time. The second time, clap the first letter and sing the rest. The next time clap two letters, and so on.

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8 Rhythm Practice - Echo Rhythms

Listen to the rhythm and echo it.
If the children know about ta and ti-ti they could say that when they echo.

Song Used: My Dog

9 EXTRA - Song #83 My Dog

Listen to the Lyrics Video. Listen again and sing along.

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Song Used: My Dog

10 EXTRA - #83 My Dog

Watch the Kids Demo video of My Dog to get some ideas of actions to do with the song. Sing along.

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Song Used: Train My Parents

11 EXTRA - Sing Song #84 Train My Parents

If time permits, this is a fun song to sing. Listen to the song, and sing the echo parts. The echo parts are in blue.

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12 Explore the Games on the Website

Games for Grade 1: Scroll to the end of the games list, to find games that are good for grade 1 students.

Try Smooth and Separate, High and Low, Loud and Quiet, Fast and Slow

13 Assessment Suggestion:

Send your teacher a video of you singing part of your favorite song. Say hi to your teacher in a high, medium and low voice. Clap B-I-NG-O for your teacher.

14 Music Education is Important

Music Education is Important
- whether you are learning in a school or learning at home!