Lesson Plans
First grade music 1st Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 08/26/2013 Instructor: Constance Knott Academics
Vocal Development: accessing head voice Word of the Day:beat
Kodaly Work:
Instruments:glockenspiels high and low with Stamping Land
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural:All Around the Kitchen, Song of September
Assess:blue sticks, red sticks, differentiate rhythm and beat
Vocal Development:voice up and down Word of the Day:low
Kodaly Work:contrast beat and rhythm, emphasize ongoing nature of beat
Instruments:two note chords on xylophones for Black Sheep, drums
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural:
Mvt./Activities:Johnny Works, Johnny Over Ocean
Assess: show with stick if sound is high, or low
Vocal Development:alignment, belly breathing, relaxation Word of the Day: down
Kodaly Work:introduce quarter note "Ta"
Instruments:woodblocks with xylophones for This Old Man
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural:Polly Put the Kettle On
Mvt./Activities:Following drum, moving in space, Monkey in a Chair
Assess: write Ta on slates
Vocal Development:new concept: air energy Word of the Day: air
Kodaly Work:practice Ta and introduce rest
Asess: write ta and rest on slates
Instruments:split class, face each other, half plays rhythm half plays beat, switch
Folk Songs/Multi-Cultural:Who's That Comin' Down the Street?
Mvt./Activities:Johnny Over the Ocean
Start of Labor Day Weekend!