In this lesson, you will
- sing “Welcome to Music”
- 26. Grand Old Duke – move, teach tempo
- echo so-mi (Poison Melody)
- 27. Starlight – sing, name solfa, play a game. Point to each child in turn as you sing. The last child sings what they with for.
- 28. Sing for Peace – sing, create movements
- 29. Make a Difference – sing, create movements
- I can sing and move to music.
- I can use different tempos in music.
- I can read and sing melody patterns.
1 Sing the Echoes to "Welcome to Music"
Sing the echoes to "Welcome to Music"
2 Listen and Copy the Movements for "Grand Old Duke of York"
Listen and copy the movements for "Grand Old Duke of York".Grand
3 Sing the "Grand Old Duke of York"
Sing the "Grand Old Duke of York".
Can you remember how to move to the music?
4 Learn About Tempo
Tempo tells how fast or slow to play or sing. The Grand Old Duke of York was sung at 3 tempos: moderato, allegro and presto.
Moderato means to play or sing at a moderate speed.
Allegro means to play or sing fast and bright.
Presto means to play or sing very fast.
5 Play Poison Melody With so-mi
Play Poison Melody with so-mi.
6 Learn to Sing "Starlight" From the Note Highlights
Learn to sing "Starlight" from the note highlights.
Pause at the end of each line and sing what you heard.
Do this for both the words and the solfa notes.
7 Sing "Starlight"
Play a game. Make a circle of students. (or do this on Zoom) Point to each child in turn as you sing. The last child sings what they wish for.
8 In-Person Learners: Create Word Rhythms With Space Words
In-Person Learners: Create word rhythms with space words.
This is suggested for in-person classes in place of learning the next two songs.
9 Listen to "Sing for Peace" And Think of Ways to Move to the Music
Listen to "Sing for Peace" and think of ways to move to the music.
Play the video again, and try out your movements.
Sing along if you can.
10 Watch the Children's Choir Sing "Make a Difference"
Watch the children's choir sing, "Make a Difference".
Copy the movements that the choir does.
11 Sing, "Make a Difference" and Make Up Your Own Movements
Sing, "Make a Difference" and make up your own movements.
12 Sing, "The Music Time is Over"
Sing "The Music Time is Over".
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