In this lesson you will

Listen and play along to “I Like Singin'”

Make a home-made kazoo

Learn about Mozart, and move to and play with “Larghetto”

Learn about ABA form

Sing the song “I’m Glad I’m Back at School.”

Objectives

  • I can sing, move and play to music.
  • I can move and play to music by Mozart.
  • I can describe ABA form.

Teaching Procedure

1 Listen to the song, "I Like Singin'" and sing the echo parts

Listen to the song, "I Like Singin'" and sing the echo parts

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2 Make a home-made kazoo and play along with "I Like Singin'"

Make a home-made kazoo and play along with "I Like Singin'"

To make a home-made kazoo you will need
- a piece of wax paper or parchment paper 6"x6" or 16cm x16cm
- an elastic band
- an empty toilet paper roll

Play the song, "I Like Singin'" again - and play along!

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3 Learn about Mozart

Play the video to learn about Mozart.

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4 Find a ribbon or a scarf to move to "Larghetto" by Mozart

Find a ribbon or a scarf to move to "Larghetto" by Mozart

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5 Find something at home to use for sticks and shakers to play along with "Larghetto"

Find something at home to use for sticks and shakers to play along with "Larghetto"

For sticks you could use wooden spoons or two spoons.

For shakers, fill a small container with beads, popcorn, rice, lentils or anything that makes a nice sound.

Play along with the video. If you find it hard to read the rhythms, just play the beat.

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Song Used: I'm Glad I'm Back at School

6 Listen to the song, "I'm Glad I'm Back at School"

Listen to the song, "I'm Glad I'm Back at School"

Is there a part of the song that repeats?

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7 Learn about ABA Form

Form in music is the way the music is organized.

In song #4, “I’m Glad I’m Back at School” there are three sections.

The first section is called the A section.

A different section gets a new letter - B.

When the first section is repeated, it's the A section again.

There are 2 questions at the bottom of the page.

What form is example 1?

What form is example 2?