This year we have been busy learning new songs and making music connections!
Students have been learning "You're A Grand 'Ol Flag" and learning about the word PATRIOTIC! We will add PATRIOTIC to our upcoming world wall. In addition, we are beginning to learn "The Fifty Nifty United States". For some they learned it in Kindergarten, for others it's a brand new song. It's fun learning about our country and singing songs to demonstrate that love.
All classes have been learning about various musical instruments and how they are categorized into MUSICAL FAMILIES. It's the perfect lesson to compliment their classroom studies on community and family connections.
The four musical families that we study are STRINGS, WOODWINDS, BRASS and PERCUSSION.
The children LOVE watching videos that correlate with our lessons. One of their favorites was watching master composer, JOHN WILLIAMS, conduct the STAR WARS THEME complete with Darth Vadar making a special appearance. SO FUN!! We have worked to learn the difference between COMPOSER and CONDUCTOR. We will continue to do so as the year progresses!
Always time for a few funny and zany songs along the way! Check out GO NOODLE for some crazy fun activities for the family!
Creative Arts at Riverview...