Lesson Plans
First Grade Music 1st Q 14.15 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/18/2014 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Vocal Development:breathing exercises, easy vocalizing
Kodaly Work:People on the Bus, Francisco, Johnny Hammer story
Instruments:Bus song with rhythm sticks
Folk Songs/Multicultural:Green Grows the Willow Tree
Mvt./Activities:movement practice with drum, movement following directions
Vocal Development:continue breath exercises, onsets of sound
Kodaly Work:Johnny Works story/song, tap the beat, and then the rhythm
Instruments:Everyone use drums for Johnny
Folk Songs/Multicultural:This Old Man, Baa Baa Black Sheep with stories
Mvt./Activities: Green Grows, play the game
Vocal Development:work on alignment, belly breathing, relaxation
Kodaly Work:Review rhythm and beat, Sing Old Man, and Sheep
Instruments:split class in half, rhythms and beat using drums and rhythm sticks
Folk Songs/Multicultural:Song of September
Mvt./Activities:Finish Green Grows game
Vocal Development:Use different voices, work to access head voice
Kodaly Work:discuss our concepts of rhythm vs beat, high and low. Teach Stamping Land story and song and activity
Instruments:glockenspiels for beat on high, on low, other children tap rhythm.
Folk Songs/Multicultural:All Around the Kitchen p. 5
Mvt./Activities:Play Stamping Land following the drum and moving in space
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