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BYU-Idaho Preschool Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan #22


Lab 3
Music

Date:
Supervisor:
Lead Teacher:

Wednesday, November 19, 2014


RH
Brittany Sullivan

Children and Learning/Development Goals:


1. L- Writing the letter L and helping with clean up. Give him one thing to clean up or
make it into a game with cleaning up. How many instruments can you clean up?
2. G- Work on not pushing and taking turns with children. Having him learn to take turns with
playing with instruments.
3. R- Share and play with other children. Sharing and playing with other children at the pet
shop. Share the different instruments.
4. C- Work on and learn his vocabulary, colors, counting, writing and recognizing his name
and letters. The different colors with instruments. Work on his letters at the literacy activity
for the day or week.
5. A- Work on letters and letters that are in her name. Have a good literacy activity for her
to learn her letters. Point out the letter A around the classroom.
6. E- Help her feel comfortable with the other children. With teachers assistance, have her
play with the other children in dramatic play, blocks or in the library.
Pre-assessment and Findings:
U loves dancing to music, he dances at his house to the "Elsa song"
B & R both love dancing, when asked if they liked to dance they immediately both
started dancing together.
G and I played together shaking the maracas
B, U & C played the drums, tambourines & maracas
J has a piano at home and his mom teaches piano lessons (maybe why he doesnt enjoy
music as much as other kids)
The children just loved the musical instruments, and always love singing and dancing!
G enjoyed playing the piano and hearing the different tones of the black and white
keys.
S, J, and J said that some music is loud. It was a little loud but they like music.
O, M, L, B, U, and E loved to play on the piano and make music.
J doesnt like the sound of music and will go outside.
G liked the drums and also playing with the other children using the instruments.
We could have some of these instruments in the classroom throughout the week. We can
have drums, maracas, piano, guitar, or anything else that you can think of.
Ideas to be Emphasized:
1. Some musical instruments are played by hitting them with our hands.
2. Some instruments are played by shaking them or hitting them together.
Preschool Concepts or Skills:
1. Loud and soft
2. Fast and slow
3. Circle and triangle

BYU-Idaho Preschool Lesson Plan


Lesson Plan #22
Lab 3
Music

Date:
Supervisor:
Lead Teacher:

Wednesday, November 19, 2014


RH
Brittany Sullivan

Ideas to be Emphasized:
1. Some me instruments are played by hitting them with our hands.
2. Some instruments are played by shaking them or hitting them together.
Preschool Concepts or Skills:
1. Loud and soft
2. Fast and slow
3. Circle and triangle
Assignments:
___________________ Self-Selected
_______________ Floater/Runner/Snack
___________________ Small/Focus Groups _________ /_________ Booth/ Photographer
___________________ Outdoor play

_______________ Greeter/Walkie (Lead Teacher)

_________ /_________ Snack

_______________ Data Collector

Special instructions for the day: Piano will be in the dramatic play. It will be right behind the
name tags with the keys facing the classroom.
SELF-SELECTED ACTIVITIES 8:20 - 9:50 a.m.
Literacy Activities/ Books: Chicka Chicka, Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr M10, The Listening Walk by Paul
Showers PR2, Skip to My Lou by Nadine Bernard Westcott PW5
Activity Description: There will be a picture of the children on a piece of paper. The children will put
their picture on the letter (on the walls of the classroom) that starts their first name.
Pictures of children (IWP) Tape (classroom) Letters (Classroom walls) 4 children at a time
Child Objective: IEGL 5:57 Children will know the first letter in individual names.
Intentional Teaching: Teachers will help the children learn the symbol of the letter that starts their name.
Activity Name

Description/Activity Objective

Materials, Special Set-up

*Creative Art:
Mood Art (6)
@when children
are there

Activity Description: Children will have chalk and


black paper. They will draw how the sound in the
background makes them feel. If it is fast they
color quickly, and if it is slow they can draw
slowly. Children will try to write their name on their
art work.
Child Objective: IEGL 4:46 Children will create art
work that represents their feelings.
Intentional Teaching: Teachers will help children
with color recognition as well as describing the
sounds and music in the background. They will
think aloud their feelings to the music. Teachers
will also help children write their name on their art
work.

Chalk RR1 O7
Black Paper WR Cabinet

*Manipulatives:
Phonograph (3)

Math: Peg Boards


(3)

*Science: Loud
and soft (4)

Sensory Table:
Popcorn (4)

Blocks: Flex! (4)

*Dramatic Play:
Pet and Music
Shop (5)

Alternatives:

Activity Description: Children can play with a


phonograph. They can see how music used to
be played on.
Child Objective: Children will discover the new
machine and learn how it works.
Intentional Teaching: Teachers will teach that
music was played on the record player.
Activity Description: Children will put the number
of pegs in the number represented on the card.
Child Objective: IEGL 4:49 Children will match the
number on the card with the same number of
pegs.
Intentional Teaching: Teachers will help the
children count, and understand the number
means an amount of pegs.
Activity Description: Children will experience
different decibels of sounds objects make. There
is a carpet that will be on the table to make
objects softer. There will be wooden blocks,
bongos, and a xylophone.
Child Objective: IEGL 4:43 Children will verbalize
the difference in loudness from their
observations.
Intentional Teaching: Teachers will show the
difference in decibels when objects are played
on the carpet, the table, and in the air.
Activity Description: Children will experience the
feel of popcorn kernels and dig, bury and use
other tools to play in it.
Child Objective: Children will practice following
rules with the kernels.
Intentional Teaching: Teachers will help the
children follow directions like keeping the kernels
in the table.
Activity Description: Children will play with flexi
blocks to build what they desire to build. They
also have people to play with.
Child Objective: IEGL 3:28 Children will play and
build with other children.
Intentional Teaching: Teachers will encourage
children to play together or with the teacher in
the blocks.
Activity Description: Children will play with the
housekeeping materials. They can have a pet
shop. They can play with the animals, clean
them, feed them, and buy them. They can also
explore the instruments.
Child Objective: Children will interact and
engage in play with their peers.
Intentional Teaching: Teachers will help children
engage with other children.

Phonograph RR1 W51

Peg Boards RR2 R3

Carpet Closet
Wooden Block WR Cabinet 4
Bongos WR Cabinet 3
Xylophone WR Cabinet 9

Popcorn Kernels RR2 Y21


Sensory Table Tools RR2 R3

Flexi Blocks RR1 W5


Wooden People RR2 B14

Rain Stick WR Cabinet 9


Triangles WR Cabinet 4
Bells WR Cabinet 7
Housekeeping Classroom
Cash Registers RR2 Y55

Creative Art: Dress


Boards (4)

Description: The children will use the dressing


boards to practice their self-help skills.

Dressing Boards RR1 White 4

2nd: Legos

Description: Children will play with the big legos


to build structures and other creations with.

Large Legos RR2 B19

ROTATING SNACK 9:00-9:50 a.m.


Bananas, Crackers, Juice
OUTDOOR PLAY
Gross Motor:
Tunnels

*2nd: Instruments

3rd: Bubble Art

9:10-9:50 a.m.

Location: North Playground

Description: Children will play with tunnels. They can


race down them, climb through them, and make
them longer.
Objective: Children will use large motor skills to
accomplish crawling through tunnels.
Intentional Teaching: Teachers will help children
with racing through the tunnels.
Description: Children will explore music outside by
using the instruments outside on the North
Playground. They can have more experiences with
music.
Objective: IEGL 4:46 Children will play with the
instruments as a group and/or sing while they pay.
Intentional Teaching: Teachers will help students
explore the drums, and the big keys. They can show
how to make the instruments sound different.
Description: Children will blow bubbles with the
dyed solution on to the butcher paper to make
colorful circles and splats on the paper.
Objective: Children will experience art in a different
way and explore it.
Intentional Teaching: Teachers will show how to
make different bubble prints connect to make a
bigger imprint or to mix colors.

Tunnels Gross Motor

Mallets Office
Drums Classroom

Bubbles RR1 Cabinet C


Wands RR1 Cabinet C
Food Coloring (Red, Blue,
Yellow) Kitchen
Container RR1 Cabinet A
Butcher Paper RR1

CLEAN UP 9:50-9:55 a.m.


The preschool teachers will sing the preschool clean up song. We will help the children clean up.
GATHERING TIME
9:55-10:10 a.m. or 2:55-3:10 p.m.
Transition
I will start playing the drums in a rhythm. I will play rhythms on the Gathering Drum. I will sing the rhythm
chant, Walk the fat dog. I will tell the children to find a carpet to sit on.
Activity Name
Description
Materials
1. DRUMS!
I will ask the children if they know of an instrument
Paper Plates Kitchen
that is played by hitting it. When they say, Yes. I
Gathering Drum WR
will ask them if they know what a drum is to touch
Cabinet 4
the top of their heads. Then I will talk about the
drum and how to hit it correctly. I will demonstrate
how to hit it with our hands. We use our palms and
fingers. We make sure they are flat and then hit the

drum near the edge or the middle. You can also


use drum sticks, but today we are going to use our
hands. I will have them practice on paper plates.
Then I will say, Some instruments are also played by
shaking them. There are a few instruments that are
played by shaking like, bells and egg shakers. We
can shake them fast or slowly. I will demonstrate
shaking quickly and slowly with bells. I will have the
children shake their fits fast and slow with me after
explaining how we can shake it.
Then I will give them a chance to shake bells. I will
put Cant Sit Still on the CD player. I will pace out
bells to the children. Then they will shake along with
the song. I will at times tell them to shake fast and
slow. After the song is over, I will have the children
put the bells into the bucket.
I will hit the drum to dismiss the children. I will put a
color piece of paper on the drum relating to the
group. I will say the teacher in charge of that
groups name. She will stand and then I will
announce everyone in that groups name. I will hit
the drum to let them know they can leave.

2. Bells and Egg


Shakers

3. SHAKE!

Transition to Small
Focus Groups

SMALL FOCUS GROUP


Blue:
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Your Activity
Play drums fast and
slow
Outside

Listening circle
Library

CLOSING CIRCLE

Bells WR Cabinet 7
Egg Shakers WR Cabinet 7

Yellow CD6 Song 1


Bells WR Cabinet 7

Color Paper Art Cart


Gathering Drum WR
Cabinet 4

10:10-10:25 a.m.
Green:
Yellow:
Red:
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Description & Objective
Materials
Description: The children will play the drums by using
1) Drums Classroom
their palms. They will play them fast and slow.
2) Quick as a
Objective: Children will play the drums correctly.
Cricket by Don
Intentional Teaching: Teachers will have children play
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fast and slow. They will remind the children to use the
Wood PW9
insides of their hands to hit the drum. They will make
sure no one hits it too hard.
Description: The children will listen to the sounds on a
1. Blue CD 19 song 1
CD. They will stand up for loud noises and sit down for Electrifying
quiet noise and draw how the music makes them
Thunderstorms
feel. When it is loud they can shake egg shakers.
2. The Listening Walk
Objective: Children will listen to the sounds and
by Paul Showers PR2
engage in standing up and sitting down.
3. Egg Shakers WR
Intentional Teaching: Teachers will have children sit
Cabinet 7
and stand to the music. They can turn the music
4. CD Player
down or up for it to be quiet. They can talk about
Classroom
what they hear to the children.

10:25-10:40 a.m.

Transition I will put on the I Cant Sit Still song and let the children move ribbons. When I have all the

children and they all have had a little bit to move, I will have them put their ribbons back and sit on the
floor. Yellow CD6 Song 1 Steamers WR Cabinet 2
Description
Materials
Activity Name
Shake and Hit
Then I will ask, What instrument do you play by shaking?
Gathering Drum
After their answers, I will say, Bells and egg shakers are some
WR Cabinet 4
instruments we can shake. We can shake them fast or slowly.
Egg Shaker WR
Then I will ask, What instrument do we play by hitting it? They Cabinet 7
will say, Drums. I will say, Yes! That is right. We hit them with
our palms and fingers. I will demonstrate the drum and
shakes.
Movement Activity:
The children will pretend to be sleeping. Then the teacher
Sleeping children
sings: "Sleeping, sleeping, all of the children are sleeping. But
when they woke up, they (pick an animal)!" The children get
up and pretend to be (animal) for a little bit then we start
over and pick another animal.
Phonemic
Sally the rhymer. I will pick out words from the box and have
Sally and her
Awareness
the children find the objects that sound the same. They will put box (Closet)
Sally
them into two categories by telling me where the object goes Cat RR2 B10
based on the onsets that rhyme at.
Bat RR2 B
Hat RR2 Y23
Mat
Crayon Art Cart
Scissors Art Cart
String Art Cart
Music
Pirate song will be sung. The teachers and children will be
doing the motions to the song and sing along.
Story/ Book
I will read a big book. It is about clapping your hands. This
Clap Your
goes with hitting instruments to make music. Children and
Hands by
teachers will listen to the book and clap their hands when told Lorinda Caluey
to.
BC3
Game:
We will play bug in a rug. Children will take turns being under
Blanket RR2 Y44
the blanket and guess who is under the blanket.
Story:
Goldie Locks and the Three Bears will be told with popsicle
Popsicle Felt
stick felt pieces. The children will get a stick and participate in
Pieces (IWP)
the story. Have the children who are more quiet or losing
interest be the main characters and give the other children
the beds, porridge, or chairs.
WORDS TO SONGS & FINGERPLAYS:
When I was one, I just begun,
Were going over, going under,
Over the deep blue sea.
Standing attention,
I jumped aboard a pirate ship
Like a soldier.
And the Captain said to me:
With the one, two, three.
Were going over, going under,
Standing attention,
When I was three, I skid my knee,
Like a soldier.
Over the deep blue sea.
With the one, two, three.
I jumped aboard a pirate ship
And the Captain said to me:
When I was two, I lost my shoe,
Were going over, going under,
Over the deep blue sea.
Standing attention,
I jumped aboard a pirate ship
Like a soldier.
And the Captain said to me:
With the one, two, three.
RESOURCES: myself