Grade 3 Lesson 35 (updated 2021)

In this lesson you will:

  • “Action Leader”
  • Rhythm Erase: #92 “Someone’s Tapping” – review the song, game
  • #96 “La Pulga”  – learn about song, play along
  • #97 “The Provinces”- read, sing, worksheet
  • listen 3: play along with Triumphal Entry of the Boyars.  (stick, drum, triangle, shakers)

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can sing and play music from a variety of times and places.
  • I can read rhythms and melodies.

Teaching Procedure

1 Sing and Move to "Action Leader"

Choose 4 students who will create movement to the music in one section.

This is great practice creating movement to the beat. If you can, give everyone a turn to lead!

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2 Do a Rhythm Erase

Do the rhythm erase.

Can your students identify the song?

3 Do you Remember the Song "Someone's Tapping"

The rhythm erase was the song "Someone's Tapping."

Sing the song.

Can you sing the song in solfa?

If you have time at the end of class, play the game.

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Song Used: La pulga

4 Learn About the Song "La Pulga"

Learn about the song "La Pulga."

Song Used: La pulga

5 Play Along with "La Pulga"

Use your home made instrument to play along or clap your hands if you don't have one.

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6 Echo Sing "La Pulga"

- Listen to the singer and echo what he sings.

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Song Used: La pulga

7 Try Singing Along with "La Pulga!"

Sing along with as much of the song as you can.

Can you sing the chorus?

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Song Used: The Provinces

8 Read the Lyrics for "Provinces"

Read the lyrics to part one and two of "The Provinces"

Song Used: The Provinces

9 Listen to the Notation Video and Sing Along!

Listen to part one. (pause and echo after each phrase)
Play the video again and sing along.

Listen to part two. (pause and echo after each phrase)
Play the video again and sing along.

Divide the class into two groups and try both parts 1 and 2.

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Song Used: The Provinces

10 Learn the Names of the Provinces and Territories of Canada

Learn the names of the provinces and territories of Canada.

11 Write the Names of the Provinces of Canada

Write the names of the provinces of Canada.

Download and print the worksheet, or save paper and look at the picture above, and write the names of the provinces and territories on a piece of paper.