In this lesson you will

Sing and move to the Healthy Habits songs, “Wash Your Hands” and “Stay Apart.

Use a variety of tempos in the Tempo Activity

Complete the staff lesson and do all interactive activities.

Play Note Name Memory Game

Play the game “Which Rhythm do you Hear?” Level 3 (half and whole notes)

Rhythm Composition 3, and do a play along

#2 Why Shouldn’t my Car listen, sing    Interactive:  Rhythm Sort, Name Notes

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can read notes and rhythms
  • I can perform music at a variety of tempos

Teaching Procedure

1 Sing the song, "Wash Your Hands"

Sing the song, "Wash Your Hands"

If you sing this twice each time you wash your hands, you'll wash for 20 seconds - long enough to kill germs.

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2 Sing and move to the song, "Stay Apart"

Sing and move to the song, "Stay Apart"

Notice how the tempo changes.

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3 Practice rhythm reading at different tempos

Practice rhythm reading at different tempos.

Try exercise 2, 3 or 4 and choose the tempos to try.

4 Complete the staff lesson

Review the activities in the staff lesson from lesson 1.

Complete the staff lesson and do all the interactive activities.

5 Play the Note Name Memory Game

Play the Note Name Memory Game

Try all of level 1. For more of a challenge, try level 2.

6 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.

7 Create a rhythm composition and play along with the music that follows

Create a rhythm composition using the Rhythm Composition tool Level 3.

Do you like it? If there's anything you want to change, edit it.

When you like your composition, write it out on a piece of paper, and decide how you want to perform it.

Do you want to use body percussion? stamp, pat, clap, snap? Or do you want to use an instrument?

In the next activity, you can perform your rhythm with an accompaniment track.

8 Perform your rhythm with an accompaniment track

Perform your rhythm with an accompaniment track.

Wait 16 beats as an introduction.

Repeat your rhythm composition until the music ends.

Song Used: Why Shouldn't My Car

9 Listen to the note highlights for the round, "Why Shouldn't My Car"

Listen to the note highlights video of the round, "Why Shouldn't My Car"

If you've learned to read solfa notes, sing and do handouts for the solfa note highlights.

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Song Used: Why Shouldn't My Car

10 Sing part one of the round, "Why Shouldn't My Car"

Sing part one of the round, "Why Shouldn't My Car"

Play the video again and try part 2.

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11 Read the notes of the round, "Why Shouldn't My Car"

Read the notes of the round, "Why Shouldn't My Car"

Song Used: Why Shouldn't My Car

12 Do a rhythm sort of the round, "Why Shouldn't My Car"

Do a rhythm sort of the round, "Why Shouldn't My Car"