In this lesson, you will
- practice reading and naming so-mi-do pitches.
- learn song #39 “Pease Porridge Hot”
- learn song #40 “Oh Hanukkah”
- sing the echoes for “Welcome to Music”
- Look ahead in the song list for other songs for holiday concerts:
#43 Ring the Bells, #44 Rocks for Christmas
- Look in the Online Learning Modules for additional holiday concert ideas:
Nutcracker Performance Ideas, Christmas Dances, Christmas Boomwhacker Performances, Christmas Bucket Drumming, Holiday Concert Ideas – rhythm band, blacklight, cup games
- I can sing and move to music.
- I can read melody and rhythm patterns.
- I can create movement to music.
1 Sing the Echoes to "Welcome to Music"
Sing the echoes to "Welcome to Music"
2 Play Poison Melody With do mi so
Play Poison Melody with do mi so.
It's Game #6 - Play Level.
3 Learn to Sing and Play #39 "Pease Porridge Hot" From the Note Highlights
Learn to sing and play #39 "Pease Porridge Hot" from the note highlights.
4 Watch the Kids Demo for "Pease Porridge Hot"
Watch the kids demo for "Pease Porridge Hot".
Zoom game: Teach the clap game with the teacher being everyone's partner.
In-person - Play the recording and do the clap game with the teacher being everyone's partner.
5 Do the Solfa Interactive Activity for "Pease Porridge Hot"
Do the solfa interactive activity for "Pease Porridge Hot".
6 Is It One Sound or Two?
Is it one sound or two?
Do the interactive rhythm activity.
7 Optional for In-person: Accompany The Song With Orff Instruments
Optional for in-person: Accompany the song with Orff instruments.
Create a B section by having students improvise melodies using F-A-C.
Virtual students could improvise melodies using virtual instruments.
8 Learn the song, "O Hanukkah"
Learn the song, "O Hanukkah".
Teach the song by rote.
Sing a phrase and have the students echo.
Play the video, and pause at the end of the line, and have the students echo.
Play the video again, and sing along.
Create movement to accompany the song.
9 Sing, "The Music Time is Over"
Sing, "The Music Time is Over"
Online Resources for Elementary Music Teachers