PreK Lesson 1

In this lesson, you will:

  • #1 “Time for Music”
  • #2 “Three Little Fishies” – learn the fingerplay to practice high, middle, low
  • #3 “A – Alligator Alarm” – sing “Short Letter A,”  “Alligator Alarm” and complete a Letter A worksheet
  • #4 “Monkeys” – sing the song
  • #5 “Shake it Together” – sing and move to the song
  • #10 “Skinamarink” – sing the goodbye song

Supporting Resources

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can say a poem with low, middle, high voices.

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Time for Music

1 Sing, "Time for Music"

Sing, "Time for Music".

Count the beats at the end of each verse.

Do the actions that are in the words of the song.

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2 Warmup your voice by doing an animal warmup

Warmup your voice by doing an animal warmup.

Think about which sounds are high and which sounds are low.

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Song Used: Three Little Fishies

3 Learn the "Three Little Fishies" fingerplay

Learn the "Three Little Fishies" fingerplay.

Copy the actions that the teacher does.

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Song Used: A - Alligator Alarm

4 Sing "Short Letter A"

Sing "Short Letter A".

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Song Used: A - Alligator Alarm

5 Watch and listen to the kids sing "Alligator Alarm"

Watch and listen to the kids sing "Alligator Alarm".

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Song Used: A - Alligator Alarm

6 Sing "Alligator Alarm"

Sing "Alligator Alarm".

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Song Used: A - Alligator Alarm

7 Practice printing the letter A

Practice printing the letter A.

You can download the worksheet and complete it.

There are two lines of printing practice.

There are two boxes. In these boxes, draw something that starts with the letter A.
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Save ink and practice printing the letter A and draw some things that start with A.

Song Used: Monkeys

8 Listen to the song "Monkeys"

Listen to the song "Monkeys".

This song was written by April and Susan and celebrates one of our favorite animals that live in jungles and in zoos!

Can you make up movements to the song?

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Song Used: Monkeys

9 Sing the song "Monkeys" and do the movements

Sing the song, "Monkeys" and do the movements that you see the kids in the video doing.

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Song Used: Shake it Together

10 Shake and jump and twist to the song, "Shake it Together"

Shake and jump and twist to the song "Shake it Together".

Listen and do the movements that the words suggest.

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Song Used: Shake it Together

11 Shake and jump and twist to the song "Shake it Together"

Shake and jump and twist to the song, "Shake it Together".

Now watch the kids in the video.

Sing and move with them.

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Song Used: Skinnamarink

12 Sing our closing song "Skinamarink"

Sing our closing song "Skinamarink".

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