Grade 5 Lesson 34 (m.3)

In this lesson you will

  • sing a campfire song, “Clementine”
  • if you have a ukulele at home, accompany the song with the ukulele
  • listen to “Canzona” played by the Canadian Brass
  • Learn about the brass family

Objectives

  • I can sing and accompany my singing
  • I can name the instruments in the brass family
  • I can describe the elements of music

Teaching Procedure

1 Read verse 1 and the chorus for "Clementine"

Read verse 1 and the chorus for "Clementine"

What do you think the song is about?

2 Listen to and Sing "Clementine"

Listen to the first verse of "Clementine"

Play the video again and sing along.

How many verses are there? (4)

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3 If you have a ukulele at home, play and sing "Clementine"

If you have a ukulele at home, play and sing "Clementine"

If you don't have a ukulele, you might be able to download a ukulele app to a phone or iPad and play along that way.

4 Listen to "Canzona" and answer questions on the listening log

This is a listening log. (In the next step, you'll listen to the piece.)

You can download and print the listening log, or you can answer the questions on a piece of paper.

Answer as many questions as you can.

5 Listen to "Canzona" and answer the questions on the listening log.

Listen to "Canzona" and answer the questions on the listening log.

You can download and print the listening log, or you can answer the questions on a piece of paper.

Answer as many questions as you can.

6 Learn about the brass family

This selection was played the Canadian Brass - a brass quintet.

A brass quintet has 2 trumpets, a French Horn, a trombone and a tuba.

Learn about the brass family.

Watch a video to learn about the brass family.

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7 Watch the Canadian Brass play "Flight of the Bumblebee"

Watch the Canadian Brass play "Flight of the Bumblebee"

This selection was played the Canadian Brass - a brass quintet.

A brass quintet has 2 trumpets, a French Horn, a trombone and a tuba.

Can you identify all the instruments in the video?

8 Play the game, What Instrument Did You Hear?

Play the game, What Instrument Did You Hear? It is #2 in the list of games.

After playing this game, you can explore other games.

9 Review previous modules or songs you like

Review previous modules or songs you like.

Keep a list of the songs and activities that you like.

You can easily find any song by using the search engine on the website.

10 Assessment Suggestions

Assessment may not be required for your school or district.

Your teacher may ask you to email one of the suggested assessments.

11 Music IS Literacy

Parents, Teachers and Administration:

Music education is important for children.

Whether in class or at home, keep our children singing, playing, moving, listening and creating music!