1 Review the staff - activities 13-21
Read and review the staff, clefs, the treble clef, numbering of lines and spaces, and naming notes in lines and spaces.
In this lesson you will
Review the staff – do activities #13-21 in interactive, worksheets, note name game – Note Name Memory
review: #44. “Clock Round”
– play Basketball rhythms
Review: Easy Cup Game to Favorite Rag. Complete a listening log.
Virtual: Have the students draw a staff. Have them find 5-8 coins, buttons, or small crackers/cereal to use as "notes"
Have the students spell musical words.
Here are some to get you started:
Cafe, Egg, Cabbage, Baggage, Deed, Deaf, Bead, Bed, Bead, bed, Caged, Deaf, Bade, Aced, Beg ,fade, Faded, Age, Cab, Badge, Faced, Decaf
How many words can you think of that use A B C D E F G ?
In Person: do the same. If students don't have materials to draw a staff, give them a photocopied staff and 5-8 bingo chips in a ziplock bag or cut notes out of cardstock for students to use.
Optional: Play Note Name Memory Game
There are 3 options:
- notes in spaces
- notes on lines
- notes on the staff
There are 2 levels. Try both Level 1 and Level 1
Watch the movements that the students do to this song.
Virtual: create movements that you can do as a solo
In-person: create movements that you can do safely. (play the recording above if you can't sing)
- other options include playing the melody on Orff instruments, or teaching the Orff arrangement for the song.
Practice each ball bouncing note value
1. whole note - bounce catch hold for 2
2. half note - bounce catch
3. quarter notes - toss the ball from hand to hand
4. eightht notes - toss the ball quickly back and forth from hand to hand
Then, the teacher should point to the note values and/or call out the note value and students bounce the balls using the note value called.
Try bouncing balls with one of the audio tracks that follow.
Try bouncing balls with a favorite pop song!
This audio is faster - it will be a challenge!
Review the cup game for "Favorite Rag"
In-person or virtual: Do the pattern on the cups, and keep it - don't pass. Just pick it up and set it down.