Early Childhood Education 1
Strand 2 Standard 2
1 class periods of 90 minutes each
Lesson on teaching creative movement and songs to children. Includes creative movement activity with evaluation of multiple intelligence usage. Activity for demonstration of ability to teach a song.
Power point projector, CD player for music to accompany whale activity. 2 copies of lists of nursery rhymes cut up as a way to group students. Copies of songs to hand out for changing activity.
Lesson Plan and instruction for activities included.
Any experience teaching children songs would be helpful. Background in dance or music would also help.
Students will successfully demonstrate ability to teach a song to the class. Successful completion of quiz on information.
Present Power point presentation. During which you will do the "Whale activity". Do "Changeable Song activity" at the end. See Lesson Plan.
Students will demonstrate ability to teach a child's song, as they teach the class a song. Quiz on information.
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"Teaching Music" by R. Elliott op.cit.p.23. "Follow Me Too" by M. Torbert & L. Schneider ISBN#0-210-81597-4. "Feeling Strong, Feeling Free: Movement Exploration for Young Children" By M. Sullivan (NAEYC) ISBN# 0-912674-82-2.