Category: 1st grade

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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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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?  

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The Jackson 5

In first grade we listened and moved to some fantastic Jackson 5 music. Perhaps you would like to listen at home as well. The Jackson website is another place to learn more about their music.

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Christmas Concert

The Pre-k, kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade Christmas Concert will be on Thursday December 10, 2015 at the Middle School in Onarga at 7 p.m.  Doors will open for concert seating at 6:30 p.m.   Students can find videos to practice their songs with here: Kindergarten First Grade Second...

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The Blues

  We are still learning about jazz music in first grade. Last week we read a book called, Yesterday I Had the Blues.   You can listen to the story again on the PBS Kids website. We even listened to some jazz music today. Here is the playlist we will be...

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Ella Can Scat!

In music today 1st grade remembered that “scat singing” is when you make up a new tune with non-sense words.

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A Tisket A Tasket

We’ve been studying jazz and Ella Fitzgerald in 1st grade music. Below you’ll find some links to videos on Youtube that go with our studies.   Karaoke version – Sing Ella’s Version yourself – just watch out for those spelling errors   This a YouTube playlist. There are 6 songs in...