Grade 2 Lesson 5
Listening and Responding
Timbre of Instruments
In this lesson, you will
- sing “Welcome to Music”
- echo so-mi patterns
- 16. Time to Play – compose/play rhythm
- 14. Tony Chestnut – teach tempo terms, tempo activity
- listening Resource Kit 2: #8: Hungarian Dance No. 5, Brahms
- review #11 John Jacob Jingleheimer
- optional for Canadian Thanksgiving
- 15. Thanks a Lot!
- 17. I’m the Fastest Turkey – adapt
- I can sing and move to music.
- I can use different tempos in music.
1 Sing the Echoes in "Welcome to Music"
Sing the echoes in "Welcome to Music".
2 Warm Up Your Voices By Echoing mi-so-la
Warm up your voices by echoing mi-so-la.
3 Learn to Sing the Song "Time to Play"
Learn to sing the song, "Time to Play".
Watch the notes highlights video.
Play the video again, and sing along with the lyrics and the solfa.
4 Find Things at Home to Use for Instruments
Find things at home to use for instruments.
For woods: wooden spoons
For metals: two spoons
For drum: a bucket or a bowl
For shakes/scrapes: fill a small container with rice or macaroni.
5 Improvise With Instruments During the B and C Sections of the Song
Improvise with instruments during the B and C sections of the song.
Improvising means to make up the music as you go along.
6 Use the Rhythm Composition Tool to Write a Rhythm
Use the rhythm composition tool to write a rhythm.
When your composition is complete, copy it onto a piece of paper.
Then, go back to the video of the song, and play your composition as the B, C sections of the song.
7 Listen and Copy What the Kids Do As They Sing "Tony Chestnut"
Listen and copy what the kids do as they sing "Tony Chestnut".
8 Dramatize Hungarian Dance No. 5, Brahms
Dramatize Hungarian Dance No. 5, Brahms.
Follow the instructions in the video.
9 Review the Song "John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt"
Review the song, "John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt".
Play the video again and sing along.
If you dynamics cards last week, hold up the correct card when you sing.
10 Optional: Thanks a Lot! (for Canadian Thanksgiving)
Optional: Thanks a Lot! (for Canadian Thanksgiving)
Watch the video and do the movements suggested by the words of the song.
Play it again and sing along.
11 Optional: I'm the Fastest Turkey. (for Canadian Thanksgiving)
Optional: I'm the Fastest Turkey. (for Canadian Thanksgiving).
Sing the echoes while you watch the kids play the game.
If you have a brother or sister at home, you play this as a "race" game.
Sing the song, then race to the finish!
12 Sing the Echoes in "The Music Time is Over"
Sing the echoes in "The Music Time is Over".
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