Lesson Plans
First grade music 1st Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/19/2013 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/Multi-Cultural:Green Grows the Willow Tree
Mvt./Activities:movement practice with drum, movement following directions
Vocal Development:continue
Kodaly Work:Johnny Works, tap the beat, and then the rhythm
Instruments:Everyone use drums for Johnny
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural:This Old Man, baa Baa Black Sheep with stories
Mvt./Activities:Green Grows the Willow Tree
Vocal Development:work on alignment, belly breathing, relaxation
Kodaly Work:Review rhythm and beat, Sing Old Man, and Sheep
Instruments:split calss in half, rhtyms and beat using drums and rhythm sticks
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural: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/beat, high/low. Teach Stamping Land story and song and activity
Instruments:glockenspiels for beat on high, on low, other children tap rhythm
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural:All Around the KJitchen p. 5
Mvt./Activities:Play Stamping Land, following drum and moving in space
Vocal Development:Make voice go up and down, emphasize relaxation and good alignment.. Introduce concept of air energy
Kodaly Work:review Johnny Over the Ocean, tapping beat and rhythm
Instruments:play bell patterns on the beat
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural:Song of September
Mvt./Activities:practice movement in space, children on drums, changing tempos