Category Archive: Mrs. Johnson’s Classroom

Nov 10

Mrs. Johnson’s Music Class: Mr. Bergeron and Ms. Nielsen’s classes

Over the past few weeks, students in Grades 4 and 5 have been exploring rhythms based off of the Halloween song, “The Ghost John.”  Students began by learning how to learn to sing the song and eventually they were split up into 4 groups and sang the song in a 4 part round.  After that, …

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Nov 08

Mrs. Johnson’s Music Class: Ms. Thandal, Ms. Johnson and Mme. Green and Mme Marble’s classes

Over the past few weeks, students in Grades 2 and 3 have been exploring rhythms based off of the Halloween song, “Halloween Night.”  Students were assigned various percussion instruments such as bass, soprano and alto xylophones, soprano glockenspiels, woodblocks, triangles, hand drums and a gong and learned a 8 part arrangement to accompany the song …

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Nov 05

Mrs, Johnson’s Classroom: Ms. Jaswal, Ms. Lirenman and Mme Dare’s classes

Students in Grade 1 have been working on beat and rhythm in music this term.  For Halloween, students learned the song, “Pumpkin Stew.”  Classes started by learning the words to the song and patting the beat along with the words.  From there, we explored the difference between beat and rhythm in music and connected it …

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