Elementary Music Lesson

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Book Title: Are You My Mother?

Author: P.D Eastman             Year: 1960

Publisher: Random House

Singing: Make up a new song

Listening: The Birds by Respighi (maybe Pines of Rome)

Instruments: Bird water whistle, whistles, Flutes, percussion,

Creating: Making our own birds nest with eggs or baby birds                                                                                                                        Bird calls? Creating our own bird song.

Moving: Chicken Dance (of course!!!)

Drama: Reenact the book. Maybe let them make up their own animals.

Art: Have the children draw birds or other animals the baby bird could mistake for his mother.

Language Arts:????

Math: Count the numbers of animals that were mistaken for his mother.

Zoology: Learn to identify local and exotic birds.

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