Grade 2 Lesson 29 (a.2)

In this lesson you will
  • sing do-re-mi patterns, and sing do-re-mi in the “Rabbits” song
  • make up a dance for the “Do the Bunnyhop” song
  • listen and move to the music of Mozart

Objectives

  • I can sing do-re-mi patterns, and sing do-re-mi in a song
  • I can make up movements to songs and music

Teaching Procedure

1 Sing the Song, "Welcome to Music!"

Sing along to "Welcome to Music!"

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2 Echo sing do-re-mi patterns

Echo sing do-re-mi patterns

You'll hear a singer sing a pattern.

As soon as the pattern is finished, sing what you heard!

Song Used: Rabbits

3 Read the words for the song, "Rabbits."

Read the words for the song, "Rabbits."

Read the lyrics.

Think about what the song means.

What is the song about?

Is it a funny song or a serious song?

How do the words make you feel?

Did you learn a new word in this song?

What is your favourite part of the lyrics?

Song Used: Rabbits

4 Learn to sing the song, "Rabbits."

Learn to sing the song, "Rabbits."

Play a line of the song. Then pause the video and sing back what you heard.

Then play the next line of the song. Pause the video and sing back what you heard.

Continue until you've sung the whole song.

After you've sung the words, you can echo sing the solfa notes.

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Song Used: Rabbits

5 Sing the song, "Rabbits."

Sing the song, "Rabbits."

Can you make up new verses for the song?

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Song Used: Do The Bunnyhop

6 Read the words for the song, "I Can Do the Bunnyhop!"

Read the words for the song, "I Can Do the Bunnyhop!"

Read the lyrics.

Think about what the song means.

What is the song about?

Is it a funny song or a serious song?

How do the words make you feel?

Did you learn a new word in this song?

What is your favourite part of the lyrics?

Song Used: Do The Bunnyhop

7 Watch and listen to the song, "Do the Bunnyhop!"

Watch and listen to the song, "Do the Bunnyhop!"

Play the video again, and sing along.

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Song Used: Do The Bunnyhop

8 Watch the kids demo for the song, "Do the Bunnyhop!"

Watch the kids demo for the song, "Do the Bunnyhop!"

Can you sing with the kids and copy some of their movements?

Can you make up your own dance?

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9 Move to the Music of Mozart

Find a scarf or a ribbon that you could move to the music.

Watch the video and copy the movements that Mrs. Gagne does.

10 Learn about Mozart

Watch the video to learn about Mozart.

Song Used: Recycle

11 EXTRA - Read the Words to the song, "Recycle."

EXTRA - Read the Words to the song, "Recycle."

Read the lyrics.

Think about what the song means.

What is the song about?

Is it a funny song or a serious song?

How do the words make you feel?

Did you learn a new word in this song?

What is your favourite part of the lyrics?

Song Used: Recycle

12 EXTRA - Watch and listen to the song, "Recycle."

EXTRA - Watch and listen to the song, "Recycle."

Play the video again, and sing along.

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13 Optional - Assessments

Assessment may not be required for your school or district.

Your teacher may ask you to email one of the suggested assessments.

14 Music Is Literacy

A note to parents, teachers, principals and admin.
Music education is important for all learners, and maybe more so during difficult times.
Keep making music while your children are home!