1 Sing the Echoes in the Song, "Welcome to Music!"
Sing along to "Welcome to Music!"
sing the echoes in #1 “Welcome to music”
do a Rhythm Play Along with Overture by Handel Listen 2 #27
echo drm solfa patterns
review #78 “Rabbits” – do the note highlights, and sing the solfa
learn #74 “Garbage” – create movement to an Earth Day song
Decide how to play along with the music.
You could clap, pat or stomp.
- or - you could choose instruments.
In the first activity, you're going to make LOUD and quiet patterns.
LOUD LOUD. quiet quiet
LOUD quiet. LOUD quiet
Say and clap your pattern. Use LOUD and quiet voices.
Try activity 2. Perform rhythms loud or quiet.
Tell the students that musicians use the term forte for loud (f) and piano for quiet (p).
Watch a video about Handel.
George Frederic Handel is most famous for writing Messiah.
Learn about Handel in this video.
This is a song that you might sing in an Earth Day assembly.
Discuss with your class why we should try to reduce the garbage we make.
Can you think of ways to reduce garbage?
Can you create movements to go with the song?
We've modified the clapping game for Hot Cross Buns:
Instead of clapping hands with a partner, pat hands on your desk.
Every time you sing (or hear) the word "cross" you cross your arms.