1B’s Fortunately Book

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1A Fortunately Book

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1C’s Fortunately Book

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First Grade Studies Patterns

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You can use this game to practice remembering musical patterns.

http://www.nyphilkids.org/games/main.phtml?

1C and 1B used this site today in class.

Then we played with

This is Sand

and Bomomo

Going Green in Music

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Wednesday was designated Green Day at Iroquois West. Every class was challenged to use as little paper as possible for the whole day. In music, 3rd grade began figuring out a new dance using directions on the Smartboard. 2nd grade created pictures of instruments in the woodwind family using WordFoto on the iPads. Their work is posted on Artsonia. 1st grade began illustrating a book called Fortunately (based on a book by the same name by Remy Charlip) using the neuKidsDraw app on the iPads. Below are some pictures of the 1st graders working on their illustrations.

GES GD music

A Preview of Things to Come

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piccolo

The 2nd graders are discovering the Woodwind Family of instruments in the orchestra. Isn’t this piccolo fantastic?

3rd grade Le Saluts Dance

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Click on the link below to see a YouTube video of the dance to practice with:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4r8c9f6ddM

1st Grade Boom Thang

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Today in Music Class we experimented with sound using this website:

Boom Thang

iPad Movies!

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In 2nd and 3rd grade we have been working for many weeks of music classes on a short animated movie using the iPads. Each class listened to one of the songs from the Nutcracker Suite. Then each student came up with a short one or two sentence scene that they thought would go nicely with the music we listened to. We then spent the next 6 weeks illustrating our scenes and animating them. Below you will find 3 exemplary movies. Please visit our School Tube Video page (http://www.schooltube.com/organization/141356/) to see everyone’s work.

 

Learning About Some New Tools in 1st Grade

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For Mrs Hamilton

1a Valentine

Can you see Ariana’s name?

ariana1c_art

iB_face

We used the sites Beautiful Curves and Sumo Paint to make our drawings today.

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