Music with Mrs. Muench

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We’ve been composing with Incredibox at school. The website works on a computer: If you have an iPhone there is also an app:  

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Awesome Coloring Sheets

On performance test days I like to give each student some quiet coloring to do while I give the small group tests. Lately I’ve been using free printable from my friend Cyndi Calhoun. You can find her printables at Contemplative Coloring.  We did one of the owl ones today in...

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The One Shoe Blues

First grade started a learning about the Blues this week. We listened to BB King sing the One Shoe Blues. Click the link to listen to BB sing again. What would you write your blues song about?

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Ella Fitzgerald Timelines

In first grade we made a timeline with the facts we recalled from Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat. The pictures are all scenes from the life of Ella Fitzgerald.  

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Virginia Reel

How many different versions of the Virginia Reel are there? How is this one different than the one we are learning in 3rd grade?

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Hens and Roosters

The first graders are listening to Camille Saint-Saëns’s Carnival of the Animals. Today we listened, discussed and moved to  Hens and Roosters. Do you hear the rooster asking for everyone’s attention using a trill?