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First Grade Lesson Plans for Music Subjects

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In “Munchy Music and Musical Money”, students compose with M&Ms; and pennies

  Title – Munchy Music and Musical Money By – Diane Hamilton Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – K-5 Objective: Compose music using minor third (S and M) Materials: M & M’s or Skittles, Pennies, (4-6 per student depending on whether …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

“Nutty Notes,” sequel to “Musical Munchies,” is another notable and eatable lesson

  Title – Nutty Notes By – Diane Hamilton Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 1-3 If you liked “Musical Munchies”, this is a “sequel” for all of your sensory learners that need to “taste” music for themselves. Objective: Students will …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3  

In this 2-session lesson, young children play percussion instruments softly and loudly while learning that pictures can represent sounds

  Title – Music: How symbols can represent sounds By – Randy Rigby Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 1-3  SESSION 1 Tell the class that they are going to learn how pictures can represent sounds telling us when to play …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3  

Here’s an idea for creating Stuffed Musical Plates

Title – Musical Plates By – Debbie Haren Subject – Music Grade Level – PreK-1 Use a cassette or cd with active children’s music on it. Have children take two paper plates and tape or glue together. Before gluing them make sure …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1  

A fun circle music game

  Title – Circle Music Game By – Liz Cirone Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – 1-5 My students LOVE this game and it’s great for their memory skills, as well. Have the class sit in a …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

Here is an end-of-year music class idea: Sing around the Campfire

Title – End-of-Year Music Idea: Sing around the Campfire By – Denise Taylor Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – K-5 Procedure: The last lesson of the year in my music class is singing around a campfire. …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

Student art illustrates a patriotic song in this holiday slide show idea

  Title – Pictures say a 1000 words By – Nancy Sunday Primary Subject - Music, Art Secondary Subjects –   Grade Level – K-6  Objective: To illustrate a patriot song through a student created art slide show for a patriotic holiday event …

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Subjects:

Art, Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6  

A Music lesson on rhythm and rests

Angie Lund Song: “If You’re Happy” Musical Element to Teach: Rhythm (rests) Grade Level: 1 Concept: The students will feel the rests in the song by creating motions for the rests rather than singing. Objectives: The students will: Sing the song “If …

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Subject:

Music  

Grade:

1  

Here’s an idea for Exploring Vocal Ranges using “Where Is Thumbkin?”

  Title – Exploring Vocal Ranges Using “Where is Thumbkin?” By – Alice Medlin Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – K-1 Objective: Students will explore a variety of vocal ranges by renaming fingers in the song “Where is …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1  

Here students learn dynamic terminology and demonstrate the levels with their voices and bodies

Title – Dynamics By – Melissa Vincent Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 1-5 Objectives: Learn dynamic terminology — Italian words and abbreviations Demonstrate dynamic levels with our voices and with our bodies. Standards: 1. Singing, alone and with others, a …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

This is a “Jin – Gle – Bells” musical hot potato game

Title – “Jingle Bells” Musical Game By – D. L. Davis Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Health / Physical Education Grade Level – 1-3 This lesson will teach the following skills or terms 1. Improvement and focus on steady beat …

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Subjects:

Music, P.E. & Health  

Grades:

1, 2, 3  

This Music lesson plan is on Easter Rhythms

Title – Easter Rhythms By – Rosemary Shaw Subject – Music Grade Level – 1-2 PREPARATION: Take three Easter Egg coloring cups and mark them with these patterns: ta ta/ ti-ti ta/ and ti-ti ti-ti. Make 20 or more (enough for your …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2  

This is a game called Rhythm Baseball

Title – Rhythm Baseball By – Rob Hutchinson Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – K-5  In this game you set up four chairs in the shape of a baseball diamond. You divide the class into teams, usually 9-10 per team depending …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

This is a beginning ballet lesson idea

Title – Beginning Ballet By – Heather Andreson Primary Subject – Health / Physical Education Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – K-6 Junior High or High School Students – 1. While stretching, let them listen to music that is currently popular, …

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Subjects:

Music, P.E. & Health  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6  

Here are a few good ideas using a floor staff to teach pitch/letter names

Title – Using a Floor Staff to Teach Pitch/Letter Names By – Susan Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – K-3 This game works well with younger children, but I have also used it successfully through 6th grade. Use clear plastic (the …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

K, 1, 2, 3  

Here’s an outline of an introduction to band instruments lesson

Title – Intro to School Band Instruments By – Aaron Harper Primary Subject – Music Grade Level – 1-5  Standards: NYS Standards #2 Do Now: Make a list of all the instruments in a school band. Objective: Students will learn about various …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

“Onomatopoeia Rita” is an active percussion poem for kinesthetic and auditory learners

Title – “Onomatopoeia Rita” By – Mary Mills Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – 1-5 Introduction: This poem is a great way to have kinesthetic and auditory learners participate in active poetry which features onomatopoeia. Each …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5  

After readingA Color of His Own, students act out who-what-where-when inslowdance moves in this delightful lesson

Title – A Color of His Own By – Jennifer Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – 1st Time – 20 minutes Competency Goal: The learner will apply strategies and skills to create oral, written, and visual …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Music  

Grade:

1  

“Go Fish” is used to help teach Musical Notes in this brief lesson

Title – Musical Note Go Fish By – Anna Morgan Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – 1 – 3 Concept – Learn to associate same notes Objective – Play game & learn musical notes Materials – You will …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

1, 2, 3  

Here are 2 brief ideas for teaching Note Values / Lengths

Title – Music Ideas for Note Values / Lengths By – Jackie Kane Parham Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Music Grade Level – PreK-2 Music Ideas for Note Values / Lengths: Have students sit in two rows. And begin to …

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Subject:

Music  

Grades:

PreK, K, 1, 2  

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