Grade 2 Lesson 15

In this lesson you will:

clap or play Jingle Bells rhythms

learn the Jingle Bells cup game

move with plates (or cut out circles) to Sugar Plum Fairy

move with scarves to Trepak

Request and review – invite students to request favorite songs from Dec. or play music games

play music games

review #40 Oh Hanukkah

review #43 “Ring the Bells”

review #44 Rocks for Christmas

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can read and perform rhythms

Teaching Procedure

1 Sing the echoes in #1 "Welcome to Music"

Sing the echoes in #1 "Welcome to Music"

Invite students to be the leader and have the class echo

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2 Clap or play the rhythms in the Jingle Bells play along

Clap or play the rhythms in the Jingle Bells play along

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3 Learn the Jingle Bells cup game

Learn the Jingle Bells cup game

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4 Play the cup game with Jingle Bells

Play the cup game with Jingle Bells

During the pandemic, don't pass - just do the pattern.

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5 Jingle Bells cup game under black lights

Watch the Jingle Bells cup game under black lights

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6 Move with hands or plates to Sugar Plum Fairy

Move with hands or plates to Sugar Plum Fairy.

If you don't have paper plates, you could cut circles out of paper to do this activity.

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7 Find something to use for a scarf, and move to Trepak

Find something to use for a scarf, and move to Trepak from the Nutcracker

You could use a scarf, crepe paper streamers, or even 4 squares of toilet paper

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8 Watch a performance of Trepak scarves under black light

Watch a performance of Trepak scarves under black light

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9 Request and Review Songs, Games, Activities

Invite the students to request any of the December
songs or activities that they have enjoyed.

Another option, is to play music games!
Games #5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 15 are good for Grade 2 students.

Songs that have been introduced in December will follow.

10 Review #40 "O Hanukkah"

Review #40 "O Hanukkah"

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11 Review song #43 "Ring the Bells" and play instruments with the song

Review song #43 "Ring the Bells" and play instruments with the song

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12 Review song #44 "Rocks for Christmas"

Review song #44 "Rocks for Christmas"

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13 Sing "The Music Time is Over"

Sing "The Music Time is Over"

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