In this lesson, you will:
- review a fingerplay about a turtle
- learn about smooth and separated sounds in music
- hear a story and learn a song for Letter L
- I can do a fingerplay.
- I can sing a song about the letter L.
- I can hear smooth and separated sounds in music.
1 Sing the Time for Music Song
Sing Time for Music with the lyrics video.
Count the beats at the end of each verse.
Count the beats out loud.
Think up new ways that you could keep a beat, and sing your new verses.
Numeracy: Counting is numeracy! Cut out 8 hearts and have children tap on the hearts as they count. Take 2 away. Have them count the hearts now - 1-2-3-4-5-6.
2 Review the poem "There was a Little Turtle"
Listen to the poem "There was a Little Turtle".
Listen to it again and say some of the words.
Listen again and say the words quietly.
Listen again and say the words LOUDLY.
3 Listen to the Song and Use Your Imagination
Listen to the song and imagine a turtle moving to the music.
When the turtle is on the rocks, he is climbing and its hard for him!
When the turtle is swimming, he swims smooth and easy through the water.
In this music, listen for when the turtle is climbing on the rocks. The music is short and separated.
Listen for when the turtle is swimming, the music is smooth and flowing.
4 Sing the "Letter L" song
Sing the "Letter L" song.
5 Sing a Song about Leo the Lion
Listen to "Leo the Lion".
Sing about Leo the Lion.
6 Listen to "Trot Old Joe"
Listen to "Trot Old Joe" then play the video again and sing along!
7 Trot On Your Pretend Hobby Horse with the Kids Demo
Move with a pretend hobby horse like the kids in the Kids Demo video.
8 Create Movement With your Pretend Hobby Horse!
Watch "Wild Horseman".
Create and move with your hobby horse to the music.
9 Review last week's module, or any of the songs you like!
Review last week's module, or any of the songs you like!
Repetition is one of the ways that we learn something well.
Children improve singing on pitch, learn the lyrics and melody better with each repetition.
Children will develop their musicality if you sing, move, play more often!
Keep a list of the songs and activities that you like.
You can easily find any song by using the search engine on the website.
10 Sing our Goodbye Song "Skinnamarink"
Sing our Goodbye Song "Skinnamarink".
11 Sing and do Actions to our Goodbye Song, "Skinnamarink"
Sing and do Actions to our Goodbye Song "Skinnamarink".
12 Music IS Literacy!
Parents, Teachers and Administration:
Music education is important for children.
Whether in class or at home, keep our children singing, playing, moving, listening and creating music!
Online Resources for Elementary Music Teachers