PreK Lesson 35 (updated 2021)

Concepts:

In this lesson, you will:

  • #Hello Song
  • Body Percussion
  • #130 “Q – Quest for the Queen” – learn about the letter Q and sing and move to it
  • do an animal sounds vocal warmup
  • #128 “When Cats Get Up in the Morning”  -learn the song and sequence the verses of the song
  • create word rhythms with animal names
  • #111 “One Green Jelly Bean” – move to the song

Objectives

  • I can sing and move to music.
  • I can keep the beat.
  • I can create rhythm patterns

Teaching Procedure

Song Used: Time for 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! Duplicate the beat strips in supporting resources and give one strip to each child.

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2 Body Percussion Play Along

- do the body percussion as shown in the video

- you can speed up or slow down the video using the "gear wheel" in the bottom right corner

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3 Animal Sounds Warm Up

Warm up your voice making animal sounds!

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Song Used: Q - Quest for the Queen

4 Listen to the Letter Q Song

Listen to the song about the letter Q.

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Song Used: Q - Quest for the Queen

5 Listen to "Quest for the Queen"

Listen to the song. Then play the video again and sing along.

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Song Used: Q - Quest for the Queen

6 Watch the Kids Demo and Learn the Movements

Watch the kids in the video and do the movements that they do.

Sing and do the movements.

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Song Used: Q - Quest for the Queen

7 Do the letter Q worksheet

- copy the worksheet and have students complete it

- if printing isn't possible, practice printing Q and draw two things that start with the letter q

Song Used: When Cats Get up in the Morning

8 Review "When Cats Get Up in the Morning"

Review the song. Play the video again and sing along.

Make animal cards and put the cards in order as you sing. (pause if needed)

There are animal cards in supporting resources.

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9 Make Animal Rhythms with your Animal Sounds Cards

Watch Mrs. Gagne and do what she does!

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Song Used: One Green Jellybean

10 Review "One Green Jelly Bean"

Listen to the song.

Play the video again and sing along.

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Song Used: One Green Jellybean

11 Watch the "One Green Jelly Bean" Kids Demo

Watch what the kids do in the video.

Play the video again and sing and do the movements.

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12 Sing "Skinnamarink"

- sing "Skinnamarink" to end the lesson.

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