In this lesson you will

sing “Wake Me!  Shake Me!”

Do the staff lesson interactive activities 1-10

Play the game, “Which Rhythm do you Hear?”

Sing “Frere Jacques” – point to the beat and clap the words

sing “This Little Light”

Objectives

  • I can sing and create movements to music
  • I can create a staff and number lines and spaces
  • I can tell which rhythm was played

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Wake Me! Shake Me!

1 Sing and make up movements for "Wake Me! Shake Me!"

Sing and make up movements for "Wake Me! Shake Me!"

The song repeats, going up in pitch each time.

This is to help warm up your voice for some singing.

Make up movements to go with the song.

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2 Learn about the staff

Do the following interactive activities in the staff lesson:

1. Music is written on five lines called the staff.
If your teacher wants you to do the written activity as well, do Worksheet 1 with this activity.

2. A clef is given at the beginning of each line.
If your teacher wants you to do the written activity as well, do Worksheet 2 with this activity.

3. Drag the words to fill in the blanks
4. Drag the treble clef to the staff
If your teacher wants you to do the written activity as well, do Worksheet 3 with this activity.

5. The lines are numbered from the bottom to the top.
6. Your hand has five fingers just like the staff has five lines.
7. Place the note on the line
If your teacher wants you to do the written activity as well, do Worksheet 4 with this activity.

8. Notes can also be placed in spaces.
9. Your hand staff has spaces.
10. Place the note in a space.
If your teacher wants you to do the written activity as well, do Worksheet 5 with this activity.

The worksheets are in supporting resources section above.

3 Play the game "Which Rhythm do you Hear?" Level 1

Play the game "Which Rhythm do you Hear?" Level 1

Song Used: Frère Jacques

4 Sing the song, "Frere Jacques"

Sing the song, "Frere Jacques". Make up movements for this song too!

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5 Sing the song, "Frere Jacques" and make up movements

Sing the song, "Frere Jacques".

Make up movements for this song too!

Can you stay on part one when the round starts?

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6 Review beat and rhythm for the song "Frere Jacques"

We're going to use this song to review beat, rhythm, and review 16th notes.

Do activities #1, #3 and if you learned about 16th notes last year do #6.

Song Used: This Little Light

7 Listen and sing along with "This Little Light"

Listen and sing along with "This Little Light"

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8 Keep a list of the songs you really enjoy

Keep a list of the songs you really enjoy

You can use the search engine to quickly find them, any time you feel like singing.

If you have a ukulele or guitar at home, you could learn to play it using the ukulele or guitar section.

Maybe you could learn to play along with your songs.