Learn across the curriculum with music!
This collection of 18 learning songs and activities comes from the pages of Music Express magazine and gives students in the primary grades the opportunity to add and subtract, spell, tell time, learn the months and seasons of the year, work with rhyming words, learn about health and safety, and so much more. Create an atmosphere of fun, adventure and creativity and watch the music and learning happen.
This all-in-one collection offers reproducible songsheets with melodies, chord symbols and choreography, effective standards-based lesson plans, and an enhanced CD with audio tracks for sing-along and performance, and songsheet PDFs for projection options. For grades K-2.
Contents: Song title with music concepts Add and Subtract. That's a Fact! (steady beat, singing in tune) Choo Choo Cha Ching! (steady beat, sing a syncopated rhythm) Countdown to Christmas (recognize a repeating rhythmic pattern) The Dinosaur Walk (move to a steady beat) High Low (high and low) It's Rhyme Time (steady beat, say rhyming words in rhythm) January Friends (and February Friends lyrics, too) (steady beat, speak a synocpated rhythm, melodic direction and melodic sequences) My Friends Are All Around (steady beat, solo opportunities) My Very Educated Mom just Served Us Nine Pies (sing in tune, introduc major and minor intervals, add percussion sounds) Penguins and Polar Bears (sing in layered harmony) Safety First! (sing and play a falling third: sol-mi; Verse and Refrain; timbres of sticks and triangles) Say Hello Wherever You Go (like and unlike phrases, echo-singing) Seasons 'Round and Round (round, instrument ostinato, dynamics) The Shadow of a Groundhog (steady beat ostinato with a rest, do and la pentachords, ascending scale, inner hearing) The Spelling Bee (sol fa mi re do downward musical phrase; call and response; beginning rhythm patterns) These Are the Months of the Year (feel the beat in a 3-beat pattern) We Can-Can Be Healthy Kids (quarter notes and eighth notes; AB; Coda; Interlude; Introduction) What Time Is It, Mr. Clock? (experience 6/8 meter; repeated patterns and sequence; experience anacrusis; add mallet instrument accompaniments)