In this lesson you will

Sing “Welcome to School”

review:  20.  I am a Pizza (vocal warmup)

23. Hey!  Hey!  Look at Me  (move to the beat)

21.  Autumn Leaves – body scale.  – make word rhythm with leaf colors

22. Shape Song  – draw the shapes on paper plates, and play along with the song

review 17.   Dr. Knickerbocker

Sing, “Skinamarink”

Objectives

  • I can sing, move and play with music.
  • I can show how notes go higher and lower

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Welcome to School

1 Echo sing "Welcome to School"

Sing the echoes in the song

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2 Sing the echoes in the song, "I am a Pizza"

Sing the echoes in the song, "I am a Pizza"

This is a great vocal warmup!

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Song Used: Hey! Hey! Look at Me

3 Sing and move to the song, "Hey! Hey! Look at Me!"

Sing and move to the song, "Hey! Hey! Look at Me!"

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4 Sing "Hey Hey Look at Me" and make up your own movements.

Sing the song again, but this time, make up your own movements.

For example: (You'll need 5 different ideas)
1. Hey! Hey! Look at me! I am twisting you can see!
2. Hey! Hey! Look at me! I am jumping you can see!
3. Hey! Hey! Look at me! I am swaying you can see!
4. Hey! Hey! Look at me! I am twirling you can see!
5. Hey! Hey! Look at me! I am nodding you can see!

5 Go through the interactive solfa activities

Go through the interactive solfa activities

6 Listen to the song, "Autumn Leaves"

Listen to the song, "Autumn Leaves" and point to the leaves while you listen.

The leaves show how the song goes higher and lower.

Play it again and sing along.

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Song Used: Autumn Leaves

7 Sing the song, "Autumn Leaves" and show the body scale

Sing the song, "Autumn Leaves" and show the body scale.

The body scale shows how the notes go higher and lower.

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8 Draw shapes on paper plates to use as an instrument in the "Shape Song"

Draw shapes on paper plates to use as an instrument in the "Shape Song"

Hold up the plate when the shape is called for in the song, and tap on the drum with a dowel or a pencil.

If you don't have paper plates, draw the shapes on construction paper or paper.

If you have a printer, you could print the shapes from the Supporting Resources above, cut them out and glue them to a paper plate.

Song Used: Shape Song

9 Sing and play along with, "Shape Song"

Sing and play along with, "Shape Song"

Use the paper plate instruments you made in the previous activity.

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10 Listen and do the actions for "Dr. Knickerbocker"

Listen and do the actions for "Dr. Knickerbocker"

When the song repeats, sing along!

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11 Sing our closing song, "Skinamarink"

Sing our closing song, "Skinamarink"

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