4th grade

Tall Tale

Lyrics (Traditional chant) Out in the garden pickin’ peas,I thought I heard a chicken sneeze.He sneezed so hard with a whoopin’ cough,He sneezed his head and tail right off! See also songs about chickens chants recorder BAG songs resources for …

Recorder Songs DGB

Songs Kitty Kitty Casket Reveille (Section A) Warm Your Hands (countermelody) See also Recorder Songs & Resources

Sing a Song of Sixpence

Lyrics (Folk song) 1. Sing a song of sixpence, a pocket full of rye.Four and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie.When the pie was opened the birds began to sing;Wasn’t that a dainty dish to set before the king? 2. …

Recorder Songs GBD’

Songs In Some Lady’s Garden Trampin’ See also Recorder Songs & Resources

Sibelius lessons

My school has installed the Sibelius music writing program on a few computers that I have in my room. I let the 4th and 5th grade students use it a couple of times per year. I don’t feel like I …

Recorder Assessments

Assessments (See downloads at bottom of page. Each worksheet number has a corresponding button.) 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Other Assessments (Available on song pages. Click each image to access.) See also recorder songs & resources …

Blues Songs

Songs Backwater Blues Brown’s Ferry Blues Chilly Winds City Blues Deep-River Blues Freight Train Blues He’s Gone Away I’m Going Down the Road Feeling Bad (Lonesome Road Blues) Joe Turner Blues Lonesome House Blues St. Louis Blues Worried Man Blues …

Orchestra: Brasses & Woodwinds

Lesson idea I do a short unit in 4th grade focusing on Brasses and Woodwinds, since those two families are so easy to confuse. Brass & Woodwind Word Search and Assessment (See downloads at bottom of page.) See also Brass …

Mary Had a Little Lamb

Lyrics (Folk song) Mary had a little lambLittle lamb, little lambMary had a little lambIts fleece was white as snow And everywhere that Mary wentMary went, Mary wentEverywhere that Mary wentThe lamb was sure to go He followed her to …

Ezekiel Saw the Wheel

Lyrics (African American folk song) Ezekiel saw the wheelWay up in the middle of the airEzekiel saw the wheelWay in the middle of the air. See also Spirituals partner songs songs with whole notes recorder songs DGAB recorder songs GAB …

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