Grade 3 Lesson 31 (updated)

Concepts:

In this lesson you will

  • Rhythm Playalong Listening #23 Mozart , var.1 and Learn about Mozart

  • #89 “Tinga Layo”- read words, sing, play instruments and improvise

  • #88 “Inuit Lullaby”- read words and discuss lullaby, sing along

  • Listening 3#27:  “La jongleuse” – listen, and watch a juggler,  listening log, juggle scarves

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can sing a lullaby
  • I can improvise rhythms
  • I can define fermata

Teaching Procedure

1 Sing the Hello song

- sing the echoes in the song

- fill in the blanks with the names in your class

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2 Play along with Listening #23, Mozart Variation 1

- choose body percussion, instruments or found sounds to play along

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3 Learn about Mozart

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4 Read the words for the song, "Tinga Layo"

Read the words for the song, "Tinga Layo"

You will sing this song, then you'll play instruments for 8 beats.

When you make up your rhythm as you go along, it's called improvising.

5 Listen to the song "Tinga Layo"

Listen to the song "Tinga Layo"

When you've heard the chorus once, sing along.

Play the video again, and improvise on your instruments during the B sections.

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6 Watch a Video about the Inuit Way of Life

Watch a National Geographic video about the Inuit

This is a safeshare link.

If the link doesn't work for you, google "inuit way of life national geographic"

7 Read the Words for the "Inuit Lullaby"

Read the Words for the "Inuit Lullaby"

What is a lullaby?

It's a song to put a baby to sleep.

Should you sing it loud or soft?

This is a translation of an original lullaby collected in Cape Dorset, Nunavut, by Rev. D H Whitbread, an Anglican missionary who primarily worked in the area of Port Harrison, QC.

8 Listen to the song "Inuit Lullaby"

Listen to the song "Inuit Lullaby"

Play it again, and sing along.

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9 Listen and watch "La Jongleuse"

"La Jongleuse" means "The Juggler"

Watch the juggler perform to the music.

Play the video again, and try juggling with scarves.
(if you don't have scarves at home, use napkins, or whatever you can find)
Toss from right to left hand. Then toss from left to right hand. Can you toss your scarves in a way that fits with the music?

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10 Listening log, "La Jongleuse"

- view the listening log.

- if you can print, print a copy to complete

- if you don't have a printer, answer as many questions as you can on a plain piece of paper

- listen to the performance above as needed to answer the questions