In this lesson, you will:
- #1 “Time for Music” – sing and tap beats on beat strips after each verse
- vocal warmup – exploration cards
- “Move to the Beat 2”
- #40 “Poppies Red” – sing, create new verses, point to how notes go on pointing page
- #41 “Teddy Bear Hoedown” – sing, adapt dance moves (move in place)
- #37 “I Like Puppies”
- #38 “Letter B” and “Bebop Bear”
- #39 “Bear Hunt”
- #23 “Turkey Tango” – review
- Thanksgiving Unit
- I can keep the beat.
- I can sing and move to music.
- I can point to show how notes go higher and lower.
1 Sing #1 "TIme for Music" and tap on beat strips
Sing #1 "TIme for Music" and tap on beat strips
2 Do some vocal exploration with shape cards
Do some vocal exploration with shape cards.
Note to teachers: Download these vocal exploration cards from the 'Vocal Warmups' section.
3 Move to the Beat 2
Copy the movements that you see in the video.
The audio track is given below - make up your own movements!
Or play Freeze Dance with it!
4 Make up your own movements or play freeze dance
Make up your own movements or play freeze dance.
5 Sing "Poppies Red" and create new verses
Sing "Poppies Red" singing the verses that are given.
Invite students to think of other people that we honor when we wear poppies.
Create new verses with their ideas.
6 Poppies Red Pointing Page
If in-person, copy the pointing page for the students.
At home, if students have a printer, print the page.
If not, point to the page shown.
7 Learn to sing and dance to "Teddy Bear Hoedown"
Learn to sing and dance to "Teddy Bear Hoedown".
The next video has the kids demo to learn the movements.
8 Learn the dance for "Teddy Bear Hoedown"
Learn the dance for "Teddy Bear Hoedown".
9 Review "I LIke Puppies"
Review "I Like Puppies".
10 Review "Letter B"
Review "Letter B".
11 Review "Bebop Bear"
Review "Bebop Bear".
12 Optional for Thanksgiving: Review "Turkey Tango"
Optional for Thanksgiving: Review "Turkey Tango".
13 Review "Bear Hunt"
Review "Bear Hunt".
14 Sing our closing song "Skinamarink"
Sing our closing song "Skinamarink".
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