In this lesson you will

warmup your voice and review fast/slow, quiet, high/low with the chant, “Boom Chicka Boom”

practice note names with a Pop Quiz

read notes and rhythms for “Ickle Ockle” and play a race game

listen to the song, “When I Believe” and write a reflection and sing the song

Learn about the string family

Find instruments at home to use with the next activity

Play instruments or drum along with “Autumn” by Vivaldi

Learn about the composer, “Antonio Vivaldi”

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can read notes and rhythms
  • I can reflect on a performance
  • I can name the instruments of the string family

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 Play the game "Which Rhythm do you Hear?" Level 3

Play the game "Which Rhythm do you Hear?" Level 3

It is game #5 in the games list.

3 How to find and play the pop quiz

How to find and play the pop quiz

The next procedure will give you a link to Ickle Ockle.
You'll see the Pop Quiz just above the song and arrangements.

Song Used: Ickle Ockle

4 Follow the link. Then practice note names with a Pop Quiz.

Follow the link. Then practice note names with a Pop Quiz.

If your teacher wants to see that you've completed it, do a screen shot.

5 Name the letter names in the song, "Ickle Ockle"

Name the letter names in the song, "Ickle Ockle"

Song Used: Ickle Ockle

6 Learn the song, "Ickle Ockle" using the note highlights video

Learn the song, "Ickle Ockle" using the note highlights video

Watch to see how the notes go higher and lower.

Can you sing along? Can you sing the song in solfege?

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7 Watch how the kids play the game "Ickle Ockle"

Watch how the kids play the game "Ickle Ockle"

It's a chase game.

If you have brothers or sisters, you could play this as a race game.

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8 Read the lyrics of the song, "When I Believe in Me"

Read the lyrics of the song, "When I Believe in Me"

What do you think the song is about?

9 Listen to the performance of "When I Believe"

Listen to the performance of "When I Believe"

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10 Sing part one of "When I Believe"

Sing part one of "When I Believe"

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11 Learn about the string family

Learn about the string family.

Which is your favorite instrument?

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12 Play along with a performance of "Autumn" by Vivaldi

Find something to use at home for an instrument.

You could use two wooden spoons as sticks to play along with the performance.

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13 Learn about the composer, "Antonio Vivaldi"

Learn about the composer, "Antonio Vivaldi"

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