Grade 5 Lesson 30

Concepts:

In this lesson you will

  • Review song #81 “Show You Care”

  • Learn about sea shanties
  • #83 “Silly Sailor” – read, sing, create movement

  • play along 13-1  8th-16th notes

  • Interactive rhythm composition, level 6, compose with 8th-16th notes, play

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and create movement to a song
  • I can read, play and create with 8th-16th note rhythms.

Teaching Procedure

1 Review song #81 “Show You Care”

- review the song

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2 Learn about the Sea Shantey

Watch the video to learn about sea shanties

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Song Used: Silly Sailor

3 Read the Rhythms for the Silly Sailor Song

Silly Sailor is a sea shantey, originally sung with different words.

Read the Rhythms for the Silly Sailor Song.

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Song Used: Silly Sailor

4 Read the Words for the Silly Sailor Song

This is an old folksong. We've changed the words for school use.

Read the words.

Song Used: Silly Sailor

5 Listen to the Silly Sailor Song

Listen to the Silly Sailor Song.

Play the video again, and sing along

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Song Used: Silly Sailor

6 Watch the Partner Movement for the Silly Sailor Song

Watch the partner movement for the Silly Sailor Song.

Can you adapt the movement so that you don't need partners?

Can you create your own movement to the song?

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7 Optional: Play the Silly Sailor Song on Ukulele

Optional: Play the Silly Sailor Song on Ukulele.

Do you have a ukulele at home?

If you do, try the Silly Sailor song on ukulele!

If you have a printer, you can download and print the songsheet!

At this website, there is a Ukulele and a Guitar section. Both of these sections have links to pop songs that you can play after you learn just one or two songs.

8 Play Along with 8th-16th Notes

- this is rhythm play along 13-1

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9 Compose With 8th-16th Note Rhythms

Compose your own Rhythm using the Interactive Rhythm Composition tool.

Choose Level 6. You click on the notes or rest to enter them.

Then choose the instrument that you'd like to play them.

Press play, and try performing the new rhythm that you've created.

Try creating new rhythms and playing on new instruments.

When you have a rhythm you like, copy it onto a piece of paper, and play it with the tracks that follow.

10 Play along track option 1

Try playing your rhythm composition with this audio track!

11 Play along track option 2

12 Play along track option 3