Kindergarten Lesson 15

In this lesson you will

Sing #1 “Welcome to School”

Sing and do the actions with #66 “He’ll Be Comin’ Down the Chimney”.

Listen to the story “Chinese Dancing” from the Nutcracker and do the movement.

Review all December songs and activities:

#56 “I’d Go Dancing”

#57 “One Little Candle”

#58 “Germs”

#59 “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers”

#61 “S-A-N-T-A”

#62 “Rock Around the Christmas Tree”

Sing our closing song, “Skinamarink”

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can keep the beat
  • I can create sound effects.
  • I can create movement to music

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Welcome to School

1 Sing #1 "Welcome to School"

Sing #1 "Welcome to School".

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Song Used: He’ll Be Comin’ Down the Chimney

2 Sing along with song #66 "He'll Be Comin' Down the Chimney"

Sing along with song #66 "He'll Be Comin' Down the Chimney"

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3 Sing and do the actions with kids demo #66 "He'll Be Comin' Down the Chimney"

Sing and do the actions with kids demo #66 "He'll Be Comin' Down the Chimney".

Create your own actions and substitute non-pitched percussion instruments for the action words.

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4 Watch the story of the Nutcracker and listen for the "Chinese Dancing"

Watch the story of the Nutcracker and listen for the "Chinese Dancing."

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5 Listening Map of "Chinese Dance"

Listening Map of "Chinese Dance"

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6 Perform "Chinese Dance" using plates

Perform "Chinese Dance" using paper plates.

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7 Review #56 "I'd Go Dancing"

Review #56 "I'd Go Dancing"

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8 Review and sing #57 "One Little Candle"

Review and sing #57 "One Little Candle"

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Song Used: Germs

9 Review song #58 "Germs"

Review song #58 "Germs"

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10 Review song #59 “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers”

Review song #59 “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers” and do the actions.

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Song Used: S-A-N-T-A

11 Review and sing along with #61 "S-A-N-T-A"

Sing along with #61 "S-A-N-T-A".

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Song Used: Rock Around the Christmas Tree

12 Sing along with #62 "Rock Around the Christmas Tree"

Sing along with #62 "Rock Around the Christmas Tree".

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Song Used: Skinamarink

13 Sing our closing song, "Skinamarink"

Sing our closing song, "Skinamarink"

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