Grade 2 Lesson 35 (updated 2021)

Concepts:

In this lesson you will

  • “Hello Song” – sing
  • #81 “Oh, My Aunt Came Back” – review song
  • #90 “Chinese Fan” – sing along, move, make a Chinese fan
  • #91 “Kagome” – learn the song, play game
  • Listening Resource Kit 2 selection #32: “Bluebird” by Tchaikovsky, move with plates
  • Learn about Tchaikovsky
  • #85 “Japanese Frog Song” – review song, play along
  • #86 “Frog in the Middle” – review song, play game
  • “The Music Time Is Over” – sing

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can listen and respond to music.

Teaching Procedure

1 Sing the "Hello Song"

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Song Used: Oh, my Aunt Came Back

2 Review Song #81 "Oh My Aunt Came Back"

Review song #81 "Oh My Aunt Came Back".

The aunt went to Japan and in this lesson, we'll learn another song from Japan and a song about a Chinese fan.

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Song Used: Chinese Fan

3 Read the Words to #90 "Chinese Fan"

Read the words for the #90 "Chinese Fan" song.

Song Used: Chinese Fan

4 Listen and Sing Along

Listen to the first part of the song.

After you have heard part of the song, play it again and sing along!

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Song Used: Chinese Fan

5 Watch the Teacher Demo Video for #90 "Chinese Fan"

Watch the Teacher Demo video and sing and move with Mrs. Gagné.

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6 Make Your Own Chinese Fan!

Make your own Chinese fan!

This video will show you how!

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If the Safeshare link doesn't work, search internet for "How to make a Chinese paper fan - origami".

Song Used: Kagome

7 Learn the Song #91 "Kagome"

Watch the video to learn how to sing #91 "Kagome".

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Song Used: Kagome

8 Watch Students Play the Kagome Game!

Watch the Kids Demo video to see how to play the Kagome game.

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9 Watch Students From Japan Playing the Game!

Watch students from Japan playing Kagome!

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If the Safeshare link doesn't work, search internet for "children playing Kagome".

10 Play the Kagome Game!

In-person learning: Space out and play the game as shown.
Use the recording if you can't sing.

Online learning: Choose a guesser and a solo. The guessers hides eyes. The solo sings the first line of the song. The guesser tries to guess who it is.

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11 Move with Plates to Tchaikovsky's “Bluebird"

Move with plates to "Bluebird" by Tchaikovsky.

If you don't have plates, use your hands.

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12 Learn about Tchaikovsky

Watch the video to learn about Tchaikovsky, composer of "Bluebird".

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Song Used: Japanese Frog Song

13 Review #85 “Japanese Frog Song”

Review the song and play along with instruments or found sounds.

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14 Review #86 “Frog in the Middle”

Review the song and if time permits, play the game!

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Song Used: The Music Time Is Over

15 Sing "The Music Time Is Over"

End the lesson with our goodbye song.

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