Grade 2 Lesson 36 (updated 2021)

Concepts:

In this lesson you will

  • “Hello Song” – sing echoes
  • “Skateboard Rider” – sing, move to music
  • play along with body percussion
  • play the Classroom Instrument Bingo game
  • play the Trivia Wheel game
  • sing campfire songs
  • #94 “Goin’ on a Picnic” – read, sing, create and illustrate verses
  • #93 “Swimming” – sing along, do actions with song

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can create new verses for a song.
  • I can identify the timbre of instruments.

Teaching Procedure

1 Sing the "Hello Song"

Sing the echoes.
This version has no names.

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2 Listen and Move to the Song "Skateboard Rider"

Listen to the "Skateboard Rider" song.
Make up fun movements to go with the song.

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3 Do Body Percussion

Do the body percussion shown in the video.

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4 Play the Classroom Instrument Bingo Game

Divide the class into 2 teams or play teacher vs. students.

5 Play the Trivia Wheel Game

This game is to review dynamics symbols.

6 CAMPFIRE SONGS!

This week we’ll sing some songs that you could sing around the campfire or on a car trip.

Song Used: Goin' on a Picnic

7 Read the Lyrics to #94 "Goin' on a Picnic"

Read the lyrics for #94 "Goin on a Picnic".

8 Sing the Song #94 "Goin' on a Picnic"

Watch the video and sing all the echo parts!

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9 Create New Verses for #94 "Goin' on a Picnic" and Illustrate Them!

Use the worksheet from Supporting Resources.
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Save paper and ink by using paper you already have!

Create a new verse for #94 "Goin on a Picnic" then draw and colour it.

What would you like to have if you went on a picnic today?

Song Used: Swimming

10 Listen to #93 "Swimming" and Sing Along

Listen to one verse of song #93 "Swimming".

Play the video again and sing along.

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Song Used: Swimming

11 Watch the Kids Demo Video for #93 "Swimming"

Watch the Kids Demo video for #93 "Swimming" and do the actions with the class.

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