Grade 3 Lesson 29 (updated)

Concepts:
In this lesson you will
  • Poison Melody drm sl

  • Play along with Listen 3 #24, 25, Mozart Twinkle Variations 2 and 8, create rhythm, and play along with the theme

  • Echo body percussion 1

  • #80 “Under the Chestnut Tree”- sing, move, interactive tempo activity level 2 or 3, tempo worksheet

  • #81 “Waltzing Matilda”- learn song from Australia

  • #82 “Didgeridoo”

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can use tempo in music
  • I can perform and respond to music from around the world

Teaching Procedure

1 Echo the Rhythm Pattern with Body Percussion

Echo the Rhythm Pattern with Body Percussion

Mrs. Gagne will do a 4 beat rhythm pattern with body percussion.

Can you copy what she does?

2 Play Along with Mozart variation

- play along with Variation 1

- if this is too fast for your students, use the gear tool to slow it down

- is it fast/slow? loud/quiet?

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3 Play Along with another Mozart variation

- play along with Variation 2

- if this is too fast for your students, use the gear tool to slow it down

- is it fast/slow? loud/quiet?

- is it the same, similar or different than Variation 1? How?

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4 Option 1: Create your own rhythm composition to play along with Mozart

Option 1: use a printable composition template to create a 16 beat rhythm to play along with the theme

5 Option 2: Create your own rhythm to play along with Mozart interactively

Option 2: Use the interactive rhythm composition tool to create your rhythm composition.

Choose Level 2 to create a rhythm you can play along with Mozart.

Copy your rhythm to a piece of paper.

The audio link is given below. (Theme or Mozart's Theme and Variations)

6 Theme or Mozart's Theme and Variations

play your rhythm composition along with the theme.

How did Mozart change the theme in the variations that you played along with?

7 Play Poison Melody using drm sl

- echo every solfa pattern except the poison pattern

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Song Used: Under the Chestnut Tree

8 Read the lyrics of #80 "Under the Chestnut Tree."

Read the words of the song.

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: Under the Chestnut Tree

9 Read the rhythms of #80 "Under the Chestnut Tree."

- clap the rhythms in the song.

- if you can, read the solfa notes? It starts on do.

Song Used: Under the Chestnut Tree

10 Sing song #80 "Under the Chestnut Tree."

Sing song #80 "Under the Chestnut Tree"

- listen to the first page

- play the video again and sing along

- there are interactives available for naming solfa/note names for this song.
- to link to the song in the song list, click the arrow beside the title

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Song Used: Under the Chestnut Tree

11 Learn the actions for song #80 "Under the Chestnut Tree"

Watch the kids in the video do the actions for the song.

Play it again, and do the actions with the kids.

The song goes a moderate speed first. Then it goes faster.

And then it goes even faster. Can you do the actions at all speeds?

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Song Used: Under the Chestnut Tree

12 Try the Tempo Activity

Try the Tempo Interactive activity.

Start with Level 2 or 3.

Choose a tempo.

Then, try clapping the pattern at the tempo you have chosen.

Try a new tempo.

If you aren't sure what the tempo words mean, look at the teaching slides.

Song Used: Waltzing Matilda

13 Learn about the Australian song "Waltzing Matilda."

- read the slide to learn the meaning of some of the words used in the song

Song Used: Waltzing Matilda

14 Learn to sing #81 “Waltzing Matilda”

- listen to a section of the song

- then play the video again and sing along

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15 The Didgeridoo or Yidaki

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18 Learn about the Didgeridoo

This is a safeshare link.

If the link doesn't work for you, google "What is a Didgeridoo?" to find a similar video

19 Traditional Didgeridoo Rhythms by Lewis Burns

- this is a safeshare link to a video of traditional didgeridoo rhythms

- if this link doesn't work for you, google, "Traditional Didgeridoo Rhythms by Lewis Burns"