Kindergarten Lesson 11

Concepts:

In this lesson you will

Sing #1 “Welcome to School”

Learn to sing #48 “Old King Glory” – adapt game for Zoom or in-person

Sing and move to #50 Teddy Bear

Review #46. “Old Navy” – sing and move

Review #44. “Take My Little Car” – practice fast and slow

play the Fast Slow game

Review #47. “Rainbow World” – create movement with scarves

Thanksgiving options:

review “Turkey Tango” (PreK), Word Rhythm (unit)

Song #27 “I’m Glad I have a Nose”

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 Music

1 Sing the echoes in our welcome song

Sing the echoes in our welcome song

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Song Used: Take My Little Car

2 Review the song, "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 children to sit down. Sing the song together.
The teacher should point to 3 children on the words 'the first one', 'the second one', 'the third follow me'.
Those 3 children should stand up.
Repeat until all children in class have been chosen.

Adapt for in-person: play the game as demonstrated in the kids demo 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, "Teddy Bear"

Play the video again and sing along.

Make up movements to go the song.

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Song Used: Teddy Bear

7 Show how the melody goes for the song, "Teddy Bear"

Show how the melody goes for the song, "Teddy Bear."

The series of interactive activities that this link will take you to will help students to understand how pitches move higher and lower.

Song Used: Rainbow World

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

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

The kids demo 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 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 "Tommy Thumb" and do the movements with the demo

Review the song "Tommy Thumb" and do the movements with the demo

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11 Thanksgiving Options: Do the Turkey Tango

Thanksgiving Options: Do the Turkey Tango

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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"

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

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14 Thanksgiving Options: Do the Thanksgiving Word Rhythm Activity from UNITS

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

15 Sing our closing song, "Skinamarink"

Sing our closing song, "Skinamarink"

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