Grade 5 Lesson 36

Concepts:

In this lesson you will

  • William Tell overture info
  • William Tell play along
  • Rossini
  • Dynamics on Trivia Wheel
  • Instrument Fun Facts, Triva
  • Orchestra Bingo
  • Campfire Songs:
  • 95. We Love to Sing – warm up, fun movement song
  • “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” – sing, write a parody

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can read and perform with music from a variety of times and places
  • I can perform and define dynamics
  • I can identify instruments of the orchestra

Teaching Procedure

1 William Tell Overture

- read the slide to learn about William Tell

2 Play along with the Finale from William Tell

- choose instruments or body percussion to play along
- you could play with hands or sticks on your desk
- you could play this on bucket drums

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3 Learn about Rossini

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4 Practice dynamics on the Trivia Wheel

- divide the class into 2 teams
- play the game

5 Play Instrument Fun Facts on Trivia Wheel

- divide the class into 2 teams
- play the game

6 Play Instrument Bingo

- divide the class into 2 teams
- play the game

7 Campfire Songs!

This week we’ll sing some songs that you could sing around the campfire or on a car trip.

8 Warm up with "We Love to Sing!"

- this is a great warm up and a camp song!

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9 Do the movements to the song

- divide the class into 2 groups
- do the movements as demonstrated in the video

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Song Used: Take Me Out to the Ballgame

10 Read the lyrics to "Take Me Out To The Ballgame"

Read the lyrics to "Take Me Out To The Ballgame".

Song Used: Take Me Out to the Ballgame

11 Watch the video for "Take Me Out To The Ballgame"

Watch the video.

Replay the video and sing along!

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12 Write a parody of "Take Me Out To The Ballgame"

A parody or musical parody is when you change the lyrics to something funny using the same melody of a song.

For example, you could sing "I hope we have ice cream for din-ner" to the tune of the first line of "Take Me Out To The Ballgame".
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You could try "I want to go to the beach, soon" or "I don't like to do home-work".

Continue writing your parody until you have a full verse.

The notation video for this song will help with the rhythms.

Does it rhyme properly?

Perform your parody for your family or friends!
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Record it and send it to your music teacher!

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