Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Talented Kids

I have some of the most talented students here at Dover Elementary.  I love it when they share their talent with me!  This is a sweet 4th grader.  She is such a hard worker and is playing so great.
 
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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Fun with Centers!



Every year we spend the first 2 weeks of May doing Music Centers.  Some are educational, some are just for fun!  We wait all year for this!


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There are 3 PEOPLE in the pic above. 
Do you see the hidden 2nd grader?!?!

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. 

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It also happens to be State Testing week.  So, several of our classes had to miss music.

 Here is and time for the classes that were able to participate:


2nd Grade


Widner - 5 min. 59 seconds

Williams- 7 min. 22 seconds


3rd Grade

                                 Race  -  6 min. 37 seconds 



Young -  5 min. 05 seconds


4th Grade

    Aday  -  3 min. 41 seconds


                                   Arivett-  3 min. 24seconds









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!   
 
 

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

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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!

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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!
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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!)
 
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Videographer for this class was "Joe".  :)
 
 
 
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