In this lesson you will

  • “Welcome to Music” – clap echo rhythm patterns while listening to the song
  • do an interactive Rhythm Erase
  • play Poison Melody with s0-mi-do
  • “Rondeau” and #61 “Ham and Eggs” – skip if you choose to do the sea program
  • Listening Resource Kit 2 #23 “Rondeau” by Mion – optional: review, move with hands or paper plates
  • #61 “Ham and Eggs” –  optional: review tempo
  • #65 “A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea” – listen, sing along, create story, clap game
  • as time permits – optional: create a sea songs program #34 “Lukey’s Boat” – review song #63 “I’se the B’y”- review movements with the song #59 “I See the Moon” – listen, sing along
  • “The Music Time Is Over” – sing

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can use and define tempo.
  • I can select music to create a program.

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Welcome to Music

1 Clap the Rhythms With "Welcome to Music"

Clap the rhythms with "Welcome to Music".

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2 Do a Rhythm Erase and Identify the Song

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)

3 Poison Melody d m s

Play Poison Melody with d m s patterns.

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4 Move With Hands or Paper Plates to "Rondeau"

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!

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Song Used: Ham and Eggs

5 Review #61 “Ham and Eggs”

Listen to the first part of the video.

Play the video again and sing along.

in-person - just listen to the recording

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Song Used: A Sailor Went to Sea

6 Learn to Sing #65 “A Sailor Went To Sea, Sea, Sea”

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.

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Song Used: A Sailor Went to Sea

7 Make Up a Desk Clap Game for #65 “A Sailor Went To Sea Sea Sea”

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.

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8 Optional - Create a Sea Program

Optional - if you'd like to use the sea songs from Musicplay 2 in a program, a script is given in Supporting Resources.

Song Used: Lukey's Boat

9 Optional: Review Song #34 "Lukey's Boat"

If you want to create the sea songs program, review "Lukey's Boat".

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Song Used: I'se the B'y

10 Review the Movements For #63 "I'se the B'y" in the Demo Video

Here are some ideas for movement.
-or-
Create your own!

VERSE:
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)

Chorus:
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.

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Song Used: I See the Moon

11 Review as Time Permits #59 “I See the Moon”

Play the video and listen to the song.
Play the video again and sing along.

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Song Used: The Music Time Is Over

12 Sing "The Music Time Is Over"

Sing "The Music Time Is Over".

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