Kindergarten Lesson 3

In this lesson you will

  • #1 “Welcome to School” – sing
  • echo melody patterns with Bobo
  • #11 “Vivace”, Handel – review beat
  • #7 “This is My Speaking Voice” – review poem, learn about speaking, whisper, shouting, singing and thinking voices.
  • #10 “A Smile Goes a Long Long Way” – review
  • #13 “Loud Voice – Quiet Voice” – echo quiet/loud, high/low, fast/slow
  • #15 “Walk to School” – move
  • #16  “Andy Pandy” – sing and move to song, listen to story and move
  • sing our closing song, “Skinnamarink”

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can echo melody patterns with Bobo.
  • I can use loud/quiet, high/low, fast/slow voices in a poem.

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Welcome to School

1 Echo sing #1 "Welcome to School"

Sing the echoes in the song.

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2 Do a fun vocal warmup with Bobo

Do a fun vocal warmup with Bobo.

Echo what Bobo sings.

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Song Used: Vivace - Handel

3 Find ways to keep the beat with the music from #11 "Vivace"

Find ways to keep the beat with the music from #11 "Vivace".

This is music written by Handel.

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Song Used: This Is my Speaking Voice

4 Echo the teacher in the poem #7 "This is my Speaking Voice"

Echo the teacher in the poem #7 "This is my Speaking Voice".

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Song Used: A Smile Goes a Long, Long Way

5 Review the song #10 "A Smile Goes a Long, Long Way"

Review the song #10 "A Smile Goes a Long, Long Way".

Can you think of some movements to do with the song?

Try singing along.

When someone smiles at you, how does it make you feel?

How do you think others feel when you smile at them?

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Song Used: A Smile Goes a Long, Long Way

6 Watch students perform the song #10 "A Smile Goes a Long, Long Way"

Watch students perform the song #10 "A Smile Goes a Long, Long Way".

Try the movements that these students are doing!

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Song Used: Loud Voice - Quiet Voice

7 Echo the poem #13 "Loud Voice - Quiet Voice"

Echo the poem #13 "Loud Voice - Quiet Voice".

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Song Used: Walk to School

8 Listen to the song #15 "Walk to School"

Listen to the song #15 "Walk to School".

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Song Used: Walk to School

9 Move and sing the song #10 "Walk to School"

Move and sing the song #10 "Walk to School".

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Song Used: Andy Pandy

10 Listen to the song #16 "Andy Pandy"

Listen to the song #16 "Andy Pandy".

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Song Used: Andy Pandy

11 Sing and move to the song #16 "Andy Pandy"

Sing and move to the song #16 "Andy Pandy".

Do what the students do!

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Song Used: Andy Pandy

12 Listen to the story of #16 "Andy Pandy" and sing the song

Listen to the story of #16 "Andy Pandy" and sing the song when it occurs in the story.

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Song Used: Skinnamarink

13 Sing our closing song, "Skinnamarink"

Sing our closing song, "Skinnamarink".

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