PreK Lesson 10

Concepts:

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)

Review:

  • #37 “I Like Puppies”
  • #38 “Letter B” and “Bebop Bear”
  • #39 “Bear Hunt”

Thanksgiving options:

  • #23 “Turkey Tango” – review
  • Thanksgiving Unit

Objectives

  • I can keep the beat.
  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can point to show how notes go higher and lower.

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Time for Music

1 Sing #1 "TIme for Music" and tap on beat strips

Sing #1 "TIme for Music" and tap on beat strips

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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.

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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!

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4 Make up your own movements or play freeze dance

Make up your own movements or play freeze dance.

Song Used: Poppies Red

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.

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Song Used: Poppies Red

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.

Song Used: Teddy Bear Hoedown

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.

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Song Used: Teddy Bear Hoedown

8 Learn the dance for "Teddy Bear Hoedown"

Learn the dance for "Teddy Bear Hoedown".

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Song Used: I Like Puppies

9 Review "I LIke Puppies"

Review "I Like Puppies".

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Song Used: B - Bebop the Bear

10 Review "Letter B"

Review "Letter B".

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Song Used: B - Bebop the Bear

11 Review "Bebop Bear"

Review "Bebop Bear".

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Song Used: T - Turkey Tango

12 Optional for Thanksgiving: Review "Turkey Tango"

Optional for Thanksgiving: Review "Turkey Tango".

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Song Used: Bear Hunt

13 Review "Bear Hunt"

Review "Bear Hunt".

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Song Used: Skinnamarink

14 Sing our closing song "Skinamarink"

Sing our closing song "Skinamarink".

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