Grade 2 Lesson 37 (updated 2021)

In this lesson you will

  • “Hello Song” – sing echoes
  • “Clap! Stamp! Shake!” – sing and move
  • clap rhythms with a rhythm play along
  • play Trivia Wheel games with dynamics and beat
  • #95 “Here Comes a Bluebird” – learn song, play game
  • Listening Resources Kit 2 selection #32: “Bluebird” by Tchaikovsky – move with plates

Optional:

  • select songs from movement fun songs link or do activities from these campfire songs: #94 “Goin’ on a Picnic” – sing echoes, create and illustrate new verses #93 “Swimming” – sing along, do actions for song

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can create new verses for a song.
  • I can perform and define dynamics and tempo.

Teaching Procedure

1 Sing the "Hello Song"

Sing the echoes.
This version has no names.

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2 Sing and Move to the Song "Clap! Stamp! Shake!"

Do movements as the words suggest.

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3 Clap the Rhythms

Clap the rhythms in the video.

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4 Play the Trivia Wheel Dynamics Game

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

5 Play the Trivia Wheel Beat Game

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

Song Used: Here Comes a Bluebird

6 Learn the Song #95 “Here Comes a Bluebird”

Learn the song.

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Song Used: Here Comes a Bluebird

7 Play the Game for #95 "Here Comes a Bluebird"

Watch how students play the game in the Kids Demo video.
It possible, play the game in your class.

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8 Move to "Bluebird" by Tchaikovsky

Move to the music with 2 plates or with your hands.

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9 Movement Fun or Campfire Songs

Two options are given for this lesson.

Option 1. Movement Fun songs: The link below will take you to the Movement Songs learning module with 15 fun movement songs.

Option 2. Campfire songs: Continue with the module to sing some campfire songs.

Song Used: Goin' on a Picnic

10 Review #94 "Goin' on a Picnic"

Watch the video and sing all the echo parts!

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Song Used: Goin' on a Picnic

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

Use the worksheet in 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

12 Listen to #93 "Swimming" and Sing Along

Listen to one verse of #93 "Swimming".

Play the video again and sing along.

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Song Used: Swimming

13 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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