In this lesson you will:

review #6 Chester

practice low la and low so playing Match the Melody

Learn to sing “Canoe Song” and name the letter names or solfa notes

Learn about George Friderick Handel and play along with his Concerto in Bb

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can read and play rhythms
  • I can read solfa and/or pitch letter names

Teaching Procedure

1 Review song #6 "Chester"

Review song #6 "Chester"

Can you remember all the movements to do with the song?

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2 Play Match the Melody - Game 9, Level 9

Play Match the Melody - Game 6, Level 9

3 Learn to sing "Canoe Song"

Learn to sing "Canoe Song"

This song was written by Margaret Embers McGee (1889–1975)

If you have a ukulele or a guitar at home, try accompanying your song.

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4 If you have a ukulele or a guitar at home, try accompanying your song.

Optional:

If you have a ukulele or a guitar at home, try accompanying your song.

It uses just one chord, so it's easy to play.

5 Name the solfa notes in "Canoe Song"

Name the solfa notes in "Canoe Song"

If you don't do solfa notes at your school, skip this activity and name the pitch letter names instead.

6 Name the pitch letter notes in "Canoe Song"

Name the pitch letter notes in "Canoe Song"

7 Learn about the composer, George Friderick Handel

Learn about the composer, George Friderick Handel

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8 Find things at home to use for instruments

Find things at home to use for instruments

For Woods - use two wooden spoons
For Metals - use two spoons, or a cookie sheet and spoon
For shakes/scrapes - fill small containers with rice, macaroni or small beads
For drums - find a bucket or a large bowl

9 Play along with Concerto in Bb by Handel

Play along with Concerto in Bb by Handel

Choose one or two of your home "instruments"
Use one when you play with the strings and a
different one when you play along with the organ.

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10 Extra Time? Explore the Games in the Games Section

Extra Time? Explore the Games in the Games Section