Play Match the Melody Level 13 s,l,t,d

Learn to sing # 17. “Miss Mary” Mac  and play the clap game. (no touch version)

Learn to sing #18. “Cheki Morena” and improvise with instruments

Play a Cup Game with “Stars and Stripes”

-watch  instruction video

– play with demo video, simplify as needed

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can keep a beat playing a cup game
  • I can improvise with instruments

Teaching Procedure

1 Match the Melody, Game 6, Level 13 s,l,t,d

Match the Melody, Game 6, Level 13 s,l,t,d

2 Listen to the song, "Miss Mary Mac"

Listen to the song, "Miss Mary Mac"

Play the video again, and try singing along.

Watch the part at the end of the video, where it explains that the notes used in this song are the solfa notes so, la, ti, co

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3 Watch how the kids play the clap game to "Miss Mary Mac"

Watch how the kids play the clap game to "Miss Mary Mac"

Learn the clap pattern. Do these movements with the words.
Miss cross your arms
Ma- pat your legs
-ry clap your hands
mac clap right hands with a partner, then clap own hands
mac clap left hands with a partner, then clap own hands
mac clap both hands with a partner, then start the pattern again.

If you are at home, you could play the clap game with someone at home.

If you are in school, the teacher will be the leader and you'll play the game as if she was your partner. (no touching)

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4 Take the Solfa Challenge and name the solfa notes in the song

Take the Solfa Challenge and name the solfa notes in the song.

Hint: The first note is so - so click on s.
The second note is la. (click l)
The third note is ti, so click t.
The fourth note is do, so click d.

Can you figure out the solfa for the whole song?
When you've completed the challenge, sing the song in solfa.

5 Find things at home to use as instruments

Find things at home to use as instruments

6 Learn the song from the note highlights video

Learn the song from the note highlights video

The song is sung slowly.
Pause after each phrase and sing it back.

The song is sung with the words, then in solfa. Try both!

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7 Listen to the song, "Cheki Morena"

Listen to the song, "Cheki Morena"

This is a game song from Puerto Rico!
The words mean, "Shake it girl, shake it. Where is the rhythm of the merucumbe dance"

During the B section of the song, improvise on your instruments.

Optional - create movement for the song

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Song Used: Cheki Morena

8 Name the solfa notes in the song, "Cheki Morena"

Name the solfa notes in the song, "Cheki Morena"

9 Name the pitch letter names in the song, "Cheki Morena"

Name the pitch letter names in the song, "Cheki Morena"

10

Watch the teacher demo of the cup game.
Pause after each pattern and practice.

Play the video a few times until you know all the patterns.

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11 Try the cup game with "Stars and Stripes"

Try the cup game with "Stars and Stripes"

Instead of passing your cup, you just set it down.

Try creating your own patterns to the music.

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12 Review song #15 "Canoe Song"

Review song #15 "Canoe Song"

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