Monday, April 24, 2017

Word of the Week Challenge

Each week we learn a Word of the Week.  Last week was our last week to learn a word.  We have learned 48 words!!

This week we are doing a review game/competition.  The students must work as a class to match all 48 words with the definition.  Here is each class and their time:

2nd Grade

Widner - 5 min. 59 seconds

3rd Grade

  Race  -  6 min. 37 seconds

4th Grade

    Aday  -  3 min. 41 seconds

Ode to A Marshmallow

This week is full of fun!  We are nearing the end of school (4 more music classes!!)

First grade is singing Ode to A Marshmallow.  It is a super fun song from Music K-8!

We made campfires from boomwhackers and pretended to roast marshmallows while we sang!


We also sang a song about Balloons!  I don't have any pics yet  But, hopefully soon!

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Folk Dance Fun!

This week in Music Class is the letter Z week for Kindergarten!!  Every week we learn a different song for a letter of the alphabet.  We have been working hard for 26 weeks and are SUPER excited to be singing the Z song!

We are also  Folk Dancing!!
Kindergarten and First Grade are doing the Flower Dance 💮
Check out this Kindergarten class!  (It is suuuuuuuuper cute!)

2nd, 3rd, & 4th Grade are doing an Irish Folk Dance called Bridge of Athlone.  Check out this 4th grade class!  (They are cute, too!😉)


On the way back to class, I happened to notice a couple of these guys with a fancy headpiece...
They crack me up.  :D

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Time Signature & Frogs!

Last week our Word of the Week was Time Signature.  This is a brand new word that we have never learned before!  Here is the song that we use to help us remember!

In 2nd Grade we also read a great book called Jump Frog Jump.

And, played along on a super cool instrument called the
Frog Guiro.
Mrs. Bryant's Class had a special friend who wanted to join in.  :)
Then, we sang 5 Little Speckled Frogs with some neat jumping frogs!  Check out this video to see the fun we had!

Monday, April 10, 2017

Low Rider

Last week in Music Class, 3rd and 4th Grade played along with a super cool song from the 70's called Low Rider. 
Here are a couple of classes!
(Kristin Lukow is who created this wonderful play along activity.  She is a great elementary music teacher in Nebraska!  Look for her on Facebook & YouTube!)
Videographer for this class was "Joe".  :)

Yankee Doodle Dance

Every week in Kindergarten we learn a song for the letter of the alphabet.  Last week we learned the Y song - Yankee Doodle.  We also do a dance to this song. 
Here are a group of 1st graders doing the Yankee Doodle Dance!

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Percussion Family

This week we are learning about the
Percussion Family!
Check out these videos that we watched in class.
Class Notes Percussion Family

Louisville Leopards Percussion Ensemble Play Led Zeppelin


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