Grade 2 Lesson 32 (updated 2021)

In this lesson you will

  • “Hello Song” – sing the echoes
  • “Juanito” for Cinco de Mayo – read the words, sing
  • “La Raspa” – learn dance
  • play Poison Melody with do-re-mi so-la
  • #41 “Who’s That?” – read rhythms, sing, play game, solfa/note challenge
  • #83 “Mom, You’re the Best”- read, sing, optional: make a Mother’s Day card, illustrate little book

As time permits

  • #81 “Oh My Aunt Came Back” – review song
  • #82 “Johnny One Hammer” – review singing game

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can echo sing solfa and melodies.

Teaching Procedure

1 Sing the "Hello Song"

Sing the echoes in the first part of the "Hello Song".

Fill in the blanks with student names.

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Song Used: Juanito

2 Learn “Juanito”

Read the words and the translation.

Song Used: Juanito

3 Copy the Movements for the Song "Juanito"

Copy the movements.

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Song Used: Juanito

4 Sing Along with the Song "Juanito"

Listen to a line then pause the video and sing it back.

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5 Learn to Dance "La Raspa"

Copy the movements, modifying as needed.

In person learning: If not permitted to have a partner, modify that section.
Ideas for modifying might be to circle around your desk.

Online learning: At home, use a stuffed animal for a partner.

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6 Play Poison Melody with do-re-mi so-la Patterns

Play Poison Melody with do-re-mi so-la patterns.

The poison pattern will be sung.

Echo all the patterns, except the poison pattern.

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Song Used: Who's That?

7 Sing the Song #41 "Who's That?"

Learn the song #41 "Who's That?".

1. Read the rhythms.
2. If you know the solfa notes, sing it in solfa.
- or -
3. Play a line and have students sing it back.

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Song Used: Who's That?

8 Watch the Class Play the Game for #41 "Who's That?"

Watch the class play the game for #41 "Who's That?".

Adapt the game as needed.

Online learning: Choose two guessers who cover their eyes. Then choose two soloists who unmute.
All sing, but only the soloists sing "Mommy's tapping at the window" and "Daddy's knocking on the door".
The guessers try to guess.

In-person learning: If not allowed to sing, have the soloists clap the rhythm of the words while you play the recording. Then, the guessers have to guess who clapped rhythm 1 and who clapped rhythm 2.

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Song Used: Mom, You're the Best

9 Read the Words for the Song #83 "Mom, You're the Best!"

Read the words for the song #83 "Mom, You're the Best!".

Song Used: Mom, You're the Best

10 Learn the Melody for the Song #83 "Mom, You're the Best!"

Learn the melody for the song #83 "Mom, You're the Best!".

The singer will sing a phrase. Then you sing!

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Song Used: Mom, You're the Best

11 Sing the Song #83 "Mom, You're the Best!"

Sing the song #83 "Mom, You're the Best!".

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Song Used: Mom, You're the Best

12 Optional 1: Make a Card for Mother's Day

Make a card for Mother's Day.

If you have a printer, download the printable card with the words to the song from Supporting Resources.

Save Paper! If you don't have a printer or don't want to print the card, make your own Mother's Day card.

13 Optional 2: Illustrate a Little Book of the Song

14 Review #81 “Oh My Aunt Came Back”

Review if time permits.

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15 Review #82 “Johnny One Hammer”

Review the singing game if time permits.

In-person learning: If singing is not permitted, play the recording and do the movements.

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16 Music IS Literacy

Parents, Teachers and Administrators:

Music education is important for children.

Whether in class or at home, keep our children singing, playing, moving, listening and creating music!