Grade 5 Lesson 34 (updated 2021)

In Folk to Pop Lesson 2

  • “My Landlord” – sing, play clap game, learn about the song
  • create accompaniment
  • “Money Honey” – sung by Elvis
  • discuss performances
  • Bucket/desk drum
  • view Elvis biography

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can create an accompaniment for a song
  • I can listen and respond to music

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: My Landlord

1 Learn to sing the song “My Landlord”

- listen to the song

- play the video again and sing along

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Song Used: My Landlord

2 Practice this clap pattern

Song Used: My Landlord

3 Watch the clap game

- watch the kids perform the clap game

- try the pattern with a partner (if allowed) or solo

- if you can't do partner games, go on to the desk drum version below.

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Song Used: My Landlord

4 Desk drum "My Landlord"

- if solo, drum the desk where you would clap with your partner
ie. clap, right hand desk, clap, left hand desk, clap, both hands desk, cross, pat

Song Used: My Landlord

5 Create an accompaniment

- choose instruments or found sounds and create an accompaniment

- this is another great option if you can't play the game with partners

Song Used: My Landlord

6 Perform the accompaniment

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7 What is the song about?

8 Listen to Elvis sing "Money Honey"

- in the next activity, you'll have a link to a performance
- watch the performance and discuss the questions below

9 Link to Elvis performing "Money Honey"

- this is a safeshare link
- if the link doesn't work, google "Elvis Money Honey"

10 Bucket/Desk Drum to the A section

- this is the pattern for the A section of the song

- practice the A section

- if desk drumming, top=top. rim=edge. click=click

11 Bucket/Desk Drum to the B section

- this is the pattern for the B section of the song

- practice the B section

- if desk drumming, top=top. rim=edge. click=click

12 View a biography about Elvis

- this biography tells how Elvis got his start, and how he changed music