Lesson Plans
Elementary Music WB 1st Q 08.09 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/22/2008 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
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Monday:
Kgtn: We are working beat, playing percussion, singing softly and loudly and learning lots of songs. We are practicing singing alone and moving through space to the music.
Mon. Mulberry Bush, 5 Little Ducks, Muffin Man, Sally Go Round
Tues. Puppets, Fingerplays to the beat, Looby Loo, Acorn Song
Wed. Little Sir Echo (repeats) add percussion to songs, play some drums
Thurs.Fingerplays about apples, Itsy Bitsy spider, add instruments to the DOnkey Song, play Pollyanna alphabet song.
Fri. Review and practice
Tuesday:
1st Grade: We have learned our 4 concept pieces: Baa,Baa Black Sheep, This Old Man, Peas Porridge Hot, Ring Around Rosie.
We will be naming the quarter note eighth notes and quarter rest and doing work at the board as well as transparencies for practice playing and reading.
Tues. Story telling about Bruce and Bonnie Beat, play Old King Glory for solo singing, learn song about the Boa Constrictor, continue practice of three new rhythms with transparencies and listening.
Wed. Start deriving the rhythms of the songs we know. Do echo patterns on drums, rhyme about the man coming down the street, play the mimic game"Fooey" and the solos singing game "Poor Bird"
Thurs. Continue transparencies, start our new song booklets for additional practice, do body movement. Play Skip to My Lou and sing Zip a Dee Doo Dah
Fri.Finish up and play Closet Key, Green Grows the Willow Tree
Wednesday:
2nd Grade; Both towns have earned a game day for excellent behavior for Monday
Tues. Work with felt staff and poker chips to practice "do" Do some transparencies, play Punchinella
Wed. Transparencies for reading practice, start our new booklets for reading rhythms and do - mi - sol - la. Derive "Marching" and possibly do some improvisation on mallet instruments.
Thurs. Continue transparencies, do some dictation on recorder, Sing Dixie, I Have Lost the Do, learn Kite Poem, and play Lemonade
Fri. CHildren lead at the letter ladder, do some meter practice at the board, derive "Frog" sing the school song and the National Anthem, play Long Legged Sailor
Thursday:
3rd Grade: Mon.Continue small ensemble improvisation practice with instruments for end of unit practice.
Tues. Review and prepare for oral tests. Do some small group sightsinging, some writing review at the board. Mrs. Knott finishes playing student compositions. Take a look at written tests
Wed. Written tests, comprised of meter and rhythms and note placement on the staff.
Thurs. and Fri. Work in small groups on oral tests
Friday:
4th Grade: They are following same sequence of events as third grade, on a different unit of course.
Monday:
Kgtn: We are working beat, playing percussion, singing softly and loudly and learning lots of songs. We are practicing singing alone and moving through space to the music.
Mon. Mulberry Bush, 5 Little Ducks, Muffin Man, Sally Go Round
Tues. Puppets, Fingerplays to the beat, Looby Loo, Acorn Song
Wed. Little Sir Echo (repeats) add percussion to songs, play some drums
Thurs.Fingerplays about apples, Itsy Bitsy spider, add instruments to the DOnkey Song, play Pollyanna alphabet song.
Fri. Review and practice
Tuesday:
1St Grade: We have learned our 4 concept pieces: Baa,Baa Black Sheep, This Old Man, Peas Porridge Hot, Ring Around Rosie.
We will be naming the quarter note eighth notes and quarter rest and doing work at the board as well as transparencies for practice playing and reading.
Tues. Story telling about Bruce and Bonnie Beat, play Old King Glory for solo singing, learn song about the Boa Constrictor, continue practice of three new rhythms with transparencies and listening.
Wed. Start deriving the rhythms of the songs we know. Do echo patterns on drums, rhyme about the man coming down the street, play the mimic game"Fooey" and the solos singing game "Poor Bird"
Thurs. Continue transparencies, start our new song booklets for additional practice, do body movement
Wednesday:
Thursday:
Friday:
 
 
 
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