In this lesson you will:

  • #25 “Nothing But Peace”- learn to sing song, listen, sing, play buckets/desk drum with the song
  • #26 “Remember Flanders Fields” – listen, respond, sing
  • listen 3 #7: “Tendre” – complete listening log,┬álearn about the clarinet, woodwind family

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and play with music.
  • I can listen to and reflect on music.
  • I can identify instrument families (woodwind).

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Nothing but Peace

1 Listen to and Sing the Song "Nothing but Peace"

Listen to and sing the song "Nothing but Peace."

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2 Watch the Video, Then Practice Pattern 1 for "Nothing but Peace"

Use buckets or desks and learn pattern 1 for "Nothing but Peace."

Use sticks or dowels if you have them. If not, use two markers or pens to play the patterns.

If using desks, the top = top of the desk
side = side of the desk
rim = edge of the desk
click= click sticks

Watch the video, then practice pattern one for "Nothing but Peace."

Practice several times until you are confident.

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3 Use Buckets or Desks and Practice Pattern 2 for "Nothing but Peace"

Use buckets or desks and learn pattern 2 for "Nothing but Peace."

Watch the video then practice the pattern.

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4 Use Buckets or Desks and Learn Pattern 3 for "Nothing but Peace"

Use buckets or Desks and Learn Pattern 3 for "Nothing but Peace."

Watch the video then practice the pattern.

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5 Play Buckets with the Entire Song "Nothing but Peace"

Play buckets with the entire song "Nothing but Peace."

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6 Listen to the Song "Remember Flanders Fields"

Listen to the song "Remember Flanders Fields."

Discuss with the students what the song is about.

Ask students to tell:
- how does the song make you feel?
- what do you think the song is about?
- On Nov. 11th, what do you do to show that you remember our veterans?

Play the video again and sing along.

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7 Play the Major Minor Game

The song "Remember Flanders Fields" changes from a major key to a minor key.

Sing it again and listen for the change in key.

Play the Major Minor game to practice hearing major and minor.

It's Game #10. There are two levels, so try level one first! It's tricky!

8 Listen to the Selection "Tendre" and Complete a Listening Log

Listen to the selection "Tendre" and complete a listening log.

You can print the listening log from "supporting resources" or answer the questions on a piece of paper.

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9 Watch the Video to Learn About the Clarinet

Learn about the clarinet.

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