In this lesson you will:

Sing “Time for Music”

Keep a beat with Balletmusik by Mozart

Warm up your voices with animal sounds

Find something at home to use for an instrument, and sing and play “Play and Stop” and play along with music by Bach.

Learn the poem, “One, Two, Three, Four” and the actions to go with it.

Sing the Alphabet Song (Canada – Zed, USA – Zee)

Review  songs from last week:  “Three Little Fishies”,” “Short Letter A,”  “Alligator Alarm,”  “Monkeys,” and   “Shake it Together.”

Sing “Skinamarink”

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music
  • I can say a poem with low, middle, high voices
  • I can use my speaking, whisper, shouting, singing and thinking 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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3 Copy the teacher in the video.

Copy the teacher in the video.

When you copy the teacher you are keeping a steady beat.

This is Balletmusik by Mozart.

4 Find something in your house to use for an instrument

Find something in your house to use for an instrument.

You could use wooden spoons as sticks.

You could use a bucket, a big bowl or a coffee can as a drum.

You could fill a small container with beads, rice, or macaroni for a shaker.

5 Play along with the song, "Play and Stop"

Play along with the song, "Play and Stop"

Play when the music plays.

Stop when you hear the word, "stop!"

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Song Used: Brandenburg, Bach

6 Play your instrument with music by Bach

Play your instrument with music by Bach

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Song Used: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4

7 Learn the poem, "One, Two, Three, Four"

Learn the poem, "One, Two, Three, Four"

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Song Used: 1 - 2 - 3 - 4

8 Learn the movements and learn about types of voices

Learn the movements and learn about types of voices by watching the kids demo.

Do the movements and say the poem with the teacher.

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Song Used: Alphabet Song - Zee

9 Sing the ABCs - Americans (Zee)

Sing the ABCs.

Americans say Z "zee" - so, if you're from the USA, sing with this video!

(Canadians - you'll sing with the next video.)

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Song Used: Alphabet Song - Zed

10 Sing the ABCs - Canadians (Zed)

Sing the ABCs.

Canadians - you'll sing with the this video!

(If you're from the USA, you sing with the previous video)

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11 Review the "Three Little Fishies" fingerplay

Review the "Three Little Fishies" fingerplay

Copy the actions that the teacher does.

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12 Review "Short Letter A"

Review "Short Letter A"

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13 Review the song "Alligator Alarm"

Review the song "Alligator Alarm"

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14 Review the song, "Monkeys"

Review 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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15 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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16 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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17 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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18 Sing our closing song, "Skinamarink"

Sing our closing song, "Skinamarink"

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