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1-2 COMBO CLASS YEARLY PLAN

 

September:  Introduce myself to all, but especially to students new to the school.

            Kodaly Lessons 1 through 4: Review 4 voices, review high-low (MM 1st pg 8-9,                       MM 1st pg 10-11), review loud-soft (MM 1st 2-3, 26-27)

                        Rhythm Band for Little People: Lessons 2, 3: slow then normal each time,

                        for those classes who have time to do RBfLP

            Movement: Make a Circle, Cookie Jar Game, Run Mollie Run, Bate Bate

            Songs: Autumn songs, Shake Them Simmons Down, Michael, Apples and

                        Bananas, Going Over the Sea

 

October: Kodaly Lessons 5 through 8: fast slow (MM 1st 14-15), prepare and present ta,

                        prepare and present rest, practice

            Rhythm Band for Little People: Lessons 4 and 5: slow, then normal each time

            Movement: Johnny Works With One Hammer, Shoemaker’s Dance, Lucy Locket

            Songs: Halloween plus songs to prepare for movement in Nov like Tideo, Pizza

                        Pizza, Freight Train

 

November:     Kodaly Lessons 9 thru 12: present rest, prepare ti-ti (MM 1st pg 6-7),

                        present ti-ti (Kodaly), practice all

            Rhythm Band for Little People: Lessons 6 and 7: slow, then normal each time

            Movement: Tideo, Pavo Pavo (fall), Chair Game (spring)

            Songs: Pavo Pavo, Puff the Magic Dragon, Clear the Kitchen, Quaker Quaker

 

December: Kodaly Lessons 13 through 16 (use Kodaly Level I lessons 19, 20, 21, 22)

                        which go sol-mi-la

            Rhythm Band for Little People: Lessons 8 and 9, slow then normal each time

            Movement: Chair Game, Quaker Quaker, Pizza Pizza

            Songs: Christmas, Hanukkah, The Music Staff (StM 1st, pg 129)

 

January: Kodaly Lessons 17 through 20 (use Kodaly Level II lessons 1, 2, 3)

            Rhythm Band for Little People: Lessons 10, 11, 12, 14

            Movement: The Erase Game, Join in the Game, favorites

            Songs: Martin Luther King songs, Frosty the Snowman, I Know An Old Lady,

                        Weave Me the Sunshine, Going to the Zoo, Tinga Layo

 

February through June:  Repeats the above lessons, with seasonal changes, for a different group.

 

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