2nd grade

Nutcracker-2nd grade

(Here’s the 1st grade lesson.) Assessment I review the story with the 2nd graders by showing them a PowerPoint (photos are from the internet) and playing key pieces from the ballet. Then, I focus on four pieces, which the students have …

Shake Them ‘Simmons Down

Info A ‘simmon is short for “persimmon.” Lyrics Circle left, do oh, do oh, Circle left, do oh, do oh, Circle left, do oh, do oh, Shake them ‘simmons down Other versions: Circle right… Swing your partner… Swing your corner… …

Winter Sing Along

The last day before winter break is a whole-school assembly where each grade level sings a song – and everyone else can sing along. The 4th and 5th grade Chorus stands up front, sings 2 songs and then helps to …

Gobble Gobble

Lyrics The turkey is a funny bird Its head goes bobble-bobble; And all he knows is just one word, And that is gobble gobble! More turkey chants Fat Turkey’s Song Oh, gobble, gobble, gobble, Fat turkeys, fat turkeys. Oh, gobble, …

Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

This is a great book! I love the story and the rhythms that go with the bunnies who munch the veggies. See below for downloads. See also songs with quarter & eighth note activities/visuals dynamics resources voices resources YouTube Extras …

Rhythm Practice Cards for early readers

Ta and ti-ti Visuals   Quarter and eighth note / rest Visuals   More 4/4 Visuals See this page for similar visuals in 3/4 meter See also Meter resources Rhythm visuals Rhythm resources Extras for Plus Members Printable & Digital Visuals

Bow Wow Wow

Lyrics Bow wow wow, Whose dog art thou? Little Tommy Tucker’s dog, Bow wow wow. (whoo!) Circle game Students stand in a one circle, each facing a partner. Sing the song and do motions. The game continues until all students return …

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