1 Clap the Rhythms With "Welcome to Music"
Clap the rhythms with "Welcome to Music".
In this lesson you will
Students read all four measures.
Click to erase one measure.
The students say all four measures including the missing one.
Click to erase another measure.
The students say all four measures including the missing ones.
Continue until the students have to remember all four measures.
In class, you could ask 4 students to come to the white board and each draw one of the missing measures.
Zoom: You could ask the students to write down all the missing measures.
Ask the students to identify the song. (I see the Moon)
If you're learning at home, find 2 paper plates, or cut out 2 circles.
Copy the paper plate movement.
After trying these ideas, create your own!
Listen to the first part of the video.
Play the video again and sing along.
in-person - just listen to the recording
Listen to the first part of the song
Play the video again and sing along
Make up a story with the students’ assistance, using the sea songs to illustrate the story - or use the story in the supporting resources.
Do a desk clapping game to go with the song.
A sailor went to - clap own hands, tap left hand on desk, clap, tap right hand on desk, clap
verse 1: "sea, sea, sea" - salute 3 times.
verse 2: "knee knee knee" - tap right knee 3 times
verse 3: "chop chop chop" - chop elbow 3 times
verse 4: "sea knee chop" - salute, tap knee, chop elbow
The music in this video is fast for Grade 2. Watch the demo to learn the movements.
Then either sing unaccompanied at a slower tempo or slow the video down.
If you use the primary video player, there is a gear wheel tool on the bottom right that you can use to slow the video.
Optional - if you'd like to use the sea songs from Musicplay 2 in a program, a script is given in Supporting Resources.
Here are some ideas for movement.
Create your own!
I’se the b’y that builds the boat and... (4 steps in, clap on beat 4)
I’se the b’y that sails her.... (4 steps back)
I’se the b’y that catches the fish and... (4 steps in, clap on beat 4)
takes them home to Liza.... (4 steps back)
Hip your partner, Sally Tibbo.... (Gesture to the left with your left hip.)
Hip your partner, Sally Brown.... (Gesture to the right with your right hip.)
Fogo, Twillingate, Morton’s Harbour,... (Walk around in a small circle for 8 beats.)
All around the circle.