Grade 1 Music

Digital resources in the Grade 1 music course library can be used to establish a foundation for understanding music concepts. Opportunities are provided for students to begin to develop independence with a variety of interactive materials linked to performance, listening, movement, reading, and writing music. Teachers can customize the lessons to provide engaging experiences for students with a range of interests and abilities.

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Go to Song Notation (Interactive Practice)

Song Notation (Interactive Practice): Leapin' Lizards

This interactive tool includes a keyboard accompaniment for singing. An easy-to-use control panel provides additional tools for teachers including the option to change the key and/or tempo.

Go to Song Notation (Interactive Performance)

Song Notation (Interactive Performance): Leapin' Lizards

This interactive digital tool tracks the melody and lyrics for beginning music readers. Teachers have options to change the key, tempo, and voicing to customize instruction to meet student needs.

Go to Enrichment Activity (Interactive)

Enrichment Activity (Interactive): Leapin' Lizards

Explore the colorful map and click the hotspots to learn specific information about the lizards featured in the song lyrics. This tool increases understanding of content from other curriculum areas.

Go to Play-Along (Percussion) Notation (Interactive Practice)

Play-Along (Percussion) Notation (Interactive Practice): Leapin' Lizards

Use this interactive tool as your class learns to play percussion instruments. The tracking feature motivates students to focus on the notation and develop their music reading and performance skills.

Go to Song Keyboard Accompaniment (Interactive)

Song Keyboard Accompaniment (Interactive): Leapin' Lizards

Easy-to-play accompaniments support student singing with chords that can be performed on other instruments. Use the Controls to change the key and click "Print" for a copy of the new version.