In this lesson you will

  • warmup your voice and review fast/slow, quiet, high/low with the chant, “Boom Chicka Boom”
  • sing and move to songs in the Healthy Habits Unit – “Wash Your Hands”, “Stay Apart”
  • use a variety of tempos in the Tempo Activity
  • review “Mama Don’t Allow” and play spoons with the song
  • Complete the Staff Lesson and play the Note Name Memory Game
  • practice half and whole note rhythms by playing “Which Rhythm do you Hear?
  • Review #3. “Little Tommy Tinker” – read/clap rhythms, sing, do movements

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can read notes and rhythms
  • I can perform music at a variety of tempos

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Boom Chicka Boom

1 Echo the chant, "Boom Chicka Boom"

Echo the chant, "Boom Chicka Boom"

While you are echoing, can you make up 8 beats of body percussion to go with it?

For example: pat, pat, clap, clap, snap left 2x, snap right 2x

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2 Sing the song, "Wash Your Hands"

Sing the song, "Wash Your Hands"

If you sing this twice each time you wash your hands, you'll wash for 20 seconds - long enough to kill germs.

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3 Sing and move to the song, "Stay Apart"

Sing and move to the song, "Stay Apart"

Notice how the tempo changes.

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4 Practice rhythm reading at different tempos

Practice rhythm reading at different tempos.

Try exercise 2, 3 or 4 and choose the tempos to try.

5 Complete the staff lesson

Review the activities in the staff lesson from lesson 1.

Complete the staff lesson and do all the interactive activities.

6 Play the Note Name Memory Game

Play the Note Name Memory Game

Try all of level 1. For more of a challenge, try level 2.

Song Used: Mama Don’t Allow

7 Review the song, "Mama Don't Allow" and try playing along with spoons

Review the song, "Mama Don't Allow" and try playing along with spoons

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8 Play the game "Which Rhythm do you Hear?" Level 2

Play the game "Which Rhythm do you Hear?" Level 2

It is game #5 in the games list.

Song Used: Little Tommy Tinker

9 Review the song, "Little Tommy Tinker"

Review the song, "Little Tommy Tinker"

This time when you sing, sing in unison the first time, then try part 2.

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Song Used: Little Tommy Tinker

10 Do the movements for "Little Tommy Tinker" with the kids.

Do the movements for "Little Tommy Tinker" with the kids.

Sing along, and try either part 1 or part 2.

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