1st grade

Mister Sun

Lyrics Oh Mister Sun, Sun Mister Golden Sun, Please shine down on me. Oh Mister Sun, Sun Mister Golden Sun, Hiding behind a tree. These little children are asking you, Please come out so we can play with you, Oh …

Rain, Rain

Lyrics Rain, rain go away Come again some other day. Little Johnny wants to play. Rain, rain go away. Recorder Notes: BD’ See also so-mi songs EG recorder songs BD’ recorder songs songs about the weather nursery rhymes Extras for Plus …

Walk and Stop

Lyrics Now you walk and you walk and you stop See also movement / dance songs steady beat songs recorder DEGAB songs songs with dotted eighth note – sixteenth note patterns Extras for Plus Members Song with chords, Lesson ideas MIDI file …

Oliver Twist

Lyrics Oliver Twist, you can’t do this, So what’s the use of trying? Touch your knees, touch your toes, Clap your hands and away you go. Movement Measures 1-4: Teacher lead students in doing a repetitive movement on the beat. Measures …

Ten Little Monkeys

Lyrics Ten little monkeys jumping on the bed. One fell off and bumped his head. Momma called the doctor and the doctor said, “No more monkeys jumping on the bed!” Lesson Ideas Use a different voice for each phrase (speaking, …

Goodbye Julie (Miss Julie Ann Johnson)

Lyrics 1. Miss Julie Ann Johnson, Oh ho. (repeat) Goodbye Julie, Oh ho. (repeat) 2. Oh where’s my Julie? Oh ho. (repeat) She’s gone to Dallas. Oh ho. (repeat) 3. Gonna catch that train boys, oh ho. (repeat) Gonna find …

Down Down Baby

Lyrics Down down baby, down by the roller coaster, Sweet sweet baby, I’ll never let you go. Shimmy shimmy coco pop, shimmmy shimmy pow! Shimmy shimmy coco pop, shimmy shimmy break down! I like coffee, I like tea. I like my …

Pre-K / Preschool through 5th Music Lesson Plans

Curricular Charts Pre-K Lessons K-5 Instruments of the Orchestra K – Celebrations K – Melody K – Rhythm 1st – Melody 1st – Rhythm 2nd – Melody 2nd – Rhythm 3rd – Melody 3rd – Rhythm 4th – Melody 4th …

1st Grade Melody Lessons & Resources

Review Singing Voice High and Low Introduce Up & Down So – mi Lesson Plans Lessons 1-6 Lessons 7-13 Assessment Chants (“talking voice”: no melody) Nursery Rhymes (compare and contrast with spoken nursery rhymes) Assessments Up / Down Assessment Pitch-matching …

1st Grade Rhythm Lessons & Resources

Review steady beat long and short sounds Introduce beat vs. no beat beat vs. rhythm “ta,” “rest/silent beat”  |   quarter note, quarter rest eighth note (see quarter & eighth note resources) Lesson Plans Lessons 1-6 Lessons 7-13 Lessons 14-18 Lessons …

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