Kindergarten Lesson 11

Concepts:

In this lesson you will

  • #1 “Welcome to School” – sing
  • #48 “Old King Glory” – learn to sing
  •  #50 Teddy Bear – sing and move

Review

  • #44 “Take My Little Car” – practice fast and slow
  • play the Fast Slow game
  • #47 “Rainbow World” – create movement with scarves
  • #40 “Tommy Thumb” – sing and move

Thanksgiving options:

  • review “Turkey Tango” (PreK),
  • #27 “I’m Glad I have a Nose”
  • Thanksgiving Word Rhythm

Sing our closing song, “Skinnamarink”

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can identify fast and slow.
  • I can show how a melody moves.

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Welcome to School

1 Sing the echoes in our welcome song

Sing the echoes in our welcome song, #10 Welcome to School".

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Song Used: Take my Little Car

2 Review the song #44 "Take My Little Car"

Review the song #44 "Take My Little Car".

Create your own movements for the song!

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3 Play the Fast Slow game

Play the Fast Slow game.

Song Used: Old King Glory

4 Learn to sing #48 "Old King Glory"

Listen to the song video.

Play the video again and sing along.

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Song Used: Old King Glory

5 Watch how the kids at school play #48 "Old King Glory"

Watch how the kids at school play #48 "Old King Glory".

Adapt
For Zoom: Ask all students to sit down. Sing the song together.
The teacher should point to 3 students on the words 'the first one', 'the second one', 'the third follow me'.
Those 3 students should stand up.
Repeat until all students in class have been chosen.

In-person: Play the game as demonstrated in the Kids Demo video but point instead of tagging. Distance as far apart as you can.

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Song Used: Teddy Bear

6 Listen and Sing along with #50 "Teddy Bear"

Listen to the song, #50 "Teddy Bear".

Play the video again and sing along.

Make up movements to go with the song.

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Song Used: Teddy Bear

7 Show how the melody goes for the song #50 "Teddy Bear"

Show how the melody goes for the song #50 "Teddy Bear."

The series of interactive activities below will help students to understand how pitches move higher and lower.

Song Used: Rainbow World

8 Review the song #47 "Rainbow World" and move with paper plates or scarves.

Review the song #47 "Rainbow World" and move with paper plates or scarves.

The Kids Demo video shows a lovely performance using paper plates.

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9 Review the Kids Demo for movement ideas with paper plates

Review the Kids Demo video for movement ideas with paper plates.

Sing along with the chorus if you can!

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Song Used: Tommy Thumb

10 Review the song #40 "Tommy Thumb" and do the movements with the demo

Review the song #40 "Tommy Thumb" and do the movements with the demo.

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Song Used: T - Turkey Tango

11 Thanksgiving Options: Do the Turkey Tango

Do the Turkey Tango.

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Song Used: T - Turkey Tango

12 Thanksgiving Options: Learn the dance for the Turkey Tango

Learn the dance for the Turkey Tango.

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Song Used: I’m Glad I Have a Nose

13 Thanksgiving Options: Song #27 "I'm Glad I Have a Nose"

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14 Thanksgiving Options: Thanksgiving Word Rhythm Activity from UNITS

Do the Thanksgiving Word Rhythm Activity (Activity #3) from UNITS.

Song Used: Skinnamarink

15 Sing our closing song, "Skinnamarink"

Sing our closing song, "Skinnamarink".

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