In this lesson you will

Learn song #21. “Old Woman”. (virtual sing, in-person sign on the oo:  mi re do la,”

Play the game #24. “Pass the Broomstick”   Virtual – All stand. Kids put arms up, down on the beat, starting up or starting down. When music stops, those with arms up are “out” and sit down.  In-person – play as a pass the beat game as shown in the demo video.

Create a Halloween Treat Rondo

Do a Listening Glyph  (coloring) on Sorcerers Apprentice in Halloween Unit

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can read melodic patterns including so-mi-do and mi-re-do-la,
  • I can create and perform a rondo
  • I can listen and analyze dynamics in music

Teaching Procedure

1 Play Match the Melody

Play Match the Melody

It's Game #6 in the games list.
Play Level 8

2 Learn to sing #20 "Skin and Bones" from the Note Highlights

Learn to sing #20 "Skin and Bones" from the Note Highlights

Pause at the end of each line and echo the singer.

Do this for both the words of the song and for the solfa notes in the song.

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3 Sing "Skin and Bones"

Sing "Skin and Bones"

in-person - listen to the song, and hand sign the oo: mi re do la,
or - play the oo on an Orff instruments - if you have devices, play on virtual instruments

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4 Play the "oo" on virtual instruments

Play the "oo" on virtual instruments

Remove the C and F.

The oo is played on the pitches B, A, G, E

5 Learn the song, "Pass the Broom" from the note highlights

Learn the song, "Pass the Broom" from the note highlights

Pause at the end of each line and echo the singer.

Do this for both the words of the song and for the solfa notes in the song.

In-person: Have the students read the rhythms, and do the solfa hand signs

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6 Play the Game, "Pass the Broomstick"

Virtually: All stand. Kids put arms up, down on the beat, starting up or starting down. When music stops, those with arms up are “out” and sit down.

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7 Play the Game, "Pass the Broomstick"

In-Person. Play the game as shown in this demo.

Say the words and pat a beat.

To play, each person in turn says the words that are on one beat of the song.

If you miss a beat you go out.

Challenge: Stomp instead of saying the word, "broomstick"

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8 Create a rondo with Halloween treats

Create a rondo with Halloween treats

This is the printable version. You can download this from supporting resources.

A link to the interactive version of the rondo follows

9 Create a rondo with Halloween treats

Create a rondo with Halloween treats.

The link will take you to the Halloween Unit.

Scroll down to the first activity, Halloween Treat Rondo.

10 Optional: Color a listening glyph for "Sorcerer's Apprentice"

Optional: Color a listening glyph for "Sorcerer's Apprentice"

The audio track for this selection is in the next activity.

11 Audio track for "Sorcerer's Apprentice"

Audio track for "Sorcerer's Apprentice"