Grade 5 Lesson 13

In this lesson you will

  • Review #35 “My Bonnie” and play the move up/down game
  • Clap or play along with Overture from The Nutcracker
  • Learn about the Woodwind Family and play What Instrument do you Hear?
  • Learn to desk drum or bucket drum to the March from the Nutcracker

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can describe the woodwind family.
  • I can play triplet rhythms.

Teaching Procedure

1 Sing and Play "My Bonnie"

Sing and play "My Bonnie".

Sing along and change position every time you sing a word starting with the letter B.

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2 Clap or Play Along with Overture from the Nutcracker

Clap or play along with Overture from the Nutcracker.

Listen for the woodwind instruments that play solos in this selection.

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3 Learn About the Woodwind Family

Learn about the Woodwind Family.

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4 Play the Game "What Instrument do you Hear?"

Play the game "What Instrument do you Hear?"

5 Learn to Desk Drum or Bucket Drum to March from the Nutcracker

Learn to desk drum or bucket drum to March from the Nutcracker.

Find something to use for a bucket and for sticks.
For a bucket, you can use an ice cream bucket or a cardboard box, or you can drum on the top of your desk.
For sticks, use two wooden spoons or two spoons. Improvise!

If you drum on a foam sheet or a piece of a yoga mat, the sound will be quieter.

You can put a foam sheet or piece of yoga mat on top of your desk, or on the top of your bucket.

If you are desk drumming
top=top
rim=edge of the desk
click=click

Practice Page 1

6 Learn to Drum Page 2 of the March from the Nutcracker

Learn to drum page 2 of the March from the Nutcracker.

7 Learn to Drum Page 4 of the March from the Nutcracker

Learn to drum page 4 of the March from the Nutcracker.

(Page 3 is a repeat of page 1)

8 Drum to the March from the Nutcracker

Drum to the March from the Nutcracker.

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