1 Play "Action Leader!"
Choose 4 students to create movements for the class to copy.
Each leader will lead the movements for one section. Have Fun!
In this lesson you will
This demo is for a similar song. (words are a little different)
Watch to see how the game is played.
In-person: If you space out far enough, you could play the game.
Virtual: Choose 2 students to face off. Assign them a challenge. The first one to complete the challenge is the winner. Examples: touch your toes 20 times, Do 25 squats, 20 jumping jacks
Invite the children to think up more!
Sing the song, say go, and whoever is finished first wins.
Repeat until everyone has had a turn.
Compose using 16th notes using the Rhythm Composition Tool.
Choose Level 6 to use 16th notes.
If you don't have devices, there's a printable composition worksheet in supporting resources.
Sing "Chicken in the Barnyard" as your A section, and play a student composition as the B section.
Give out or find scarves or ribbons to move to the music.
After trying the movement that is shown, try creating your own movement to the music!
Choose or find instruments to play along with contradance
You could drum with hands on desks, drum with two markers, or two spoons.
You could play "Action Leader" with this music.
Choose 3 leaders: one for the A section, one for the B section and one for the C section.