Grade 5 Lesson 10

In this lesson, you will:

  • #23 “Shalom ” – review the song
  • #24 “Raindrops Round” – review the song
  • review and play along with “Dona Nobis” or “Peace in my Heart”
  • learn about the brass family, color the brass family (or draw) worksheet, listen to a brass quintet

Thanksgiving Options:

  •  use the Thanksgiving Unit
  • create word rhythms
  • create an accompaniment for poem
  • sing the song “We are Thankful Children”

Objectives

  • I can read rhythms and melodies.
  • I can create and perform with rhythm.

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Raindrops Round

1 Review the "Raindrops Round"

Listen to the "Raindrops Round".

Play the video again and sing along with part 1.

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Song Used: Shalom

2 Review "Shalom".

Sing and sign part 1 for "Shalom".

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Song Used: Dona Nobis Pacem

3 Option 1: Review The Rhythm Band Accompaniment for Dona Nobis Pacem.

Option 1: Review the rhythm band accompaniment for Dona Nobis Pacem.

Practice all parts.

Song Used: Dona Nobis Pacem

4 Review the play along for the song "Dona Nobis Pacem"

Review the play along with the song "Dona Nobis Pacem"

At Home: Try playing all 4 parts.

In-Person: Divide the class into 4 groups and try playing this all together.

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Song Used: Nothing but Peace

5 Option 2: Review the Bucket Drum parts for the song "Nothing but Peace"

Option 2: Review the bucket drum parts for "Nothing but Peace".

Find something to use for a bucket: an ice cream or laundry bucket, a big bowl or a cardboard box.

Find something to use for sticks - a pair of wooden spoons, or pair of spoons.

Learn to play part one. This is played with verse 1.
Practice this pattern until you are confident. This first pattern is tricky!
Replay the video as needed.

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Song Used: Nothing but Peace

6 Option 2: Review the Bucket Drum parts for Part 2 of the song "Nothing but Peace"

Review part two. This is played with verse 2.
Practice this pattern until you are confident.
Replay the video as needed.

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Song Used: Nothing but Peace

7 Review Part 3

Review part three. This is played with verse 3.
Practice this pattern until you are confident.
Replay the video as needed.

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Song Used: Nothing but Peace

8 Play Buckets with the entire song "Nothing but Peace"

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

In Person: If you don't have buckets, you can drum on the desk.

click = click sticks
rim = edge of the desk
top = top of the desk
side - side of the desk

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Song Used: Brass Family

9 Learn about The Brass Family

Learn about the brass family

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10 Learn about The Brass Quintet

Learn about the brass quintet.

You can print the worksheet from supporting resources and color the instruments of the brass quintet.
-or-
Draw and label the instruments yourself.

11 Watch a performance by a Brass Quintet

Watch a performance by a brass quintet.

This is a Safeshare link.

12 Play a Cup Game to "Fig Leaf Rag".

Learn a cup game to go with "Fig Leaf Rag" played by the Canadian Brass quintet.

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13 Thanksgiving Options - Beta Site

In the Thanksgiving Unit there are several activities for Grade 5:
1. Teach the song “We are Thankful Children”

2. Thanksgiving Wishes poem
There are two options for creating an accompaniment. Student worksheets are available for this:
- note highlights
- ostinato

3. Word Rhythm Activity using Thanksgiving words.
The first uses just 2 words, the second uses more words. Choose the 2nd activity for 5th grade.

14 Thanksgiving Options - Classic Site

In the Thanksgiving Unit there are several activities for Grade 5:
1. Teach the song “We are Thankful Children”

2. Thanksgiving Wishes poem
There are two options for creating an accompaniment. Student worksheets are available for this:
- note highlights
- ostinato

3. Word Rhythm Activity using Thanksgiving words.
The first uses just 2 words, the second uses more words. Choose the 2nd activity for 5th grade.