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Region of the Month Videos


Region East Mediterranean: Greece, Turkey, Cyprus

Region: Atlantic Canada: 
Region: Native American Tribes of the United States

Region: Oceania (Pacific Islands)
Region: Indonesia

Region: Caribbean 

Region: Middle East

Region: South Africa

Region of the Month: Central America
Region of the Month: East Africa (with a short trip to Zimbabwe)

Region of the Month: Britain

Region of the the Month: Russia

Peter Pan Live
Bonus Video: Who loves star wars? Jimmy Fallon and the Roots!

Region of the Month: Scandinavia

Region of the Month: New Zealand and Australia

Region of the Month: India

Region of the Month: China

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Songs, Dances, and Videos from Class

Kindergarten Videos
We have been studying the ocean in Music, singing songs, moving, and watching music videos having to do with sailing and the creatures you find in the ocean. Here are some of the things we have done:

Mirror Dance And Shadow Dance
In Kindergarten we are working on Mirror and Shadow Movement. We watched this video as an example of mirror movement:

I'se the B'y
A few weeks ago we learned a Newfoundlandian folk song and a folk dance that went with it. Of course, I chose the music from my favorite Newfoundland band, Great Big Sea: 
5th Grade Recognition Songs

1st Grade Story Songs 
(careful! They open up REALLY LOUD!)

The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night
1st and 2nd graders have been singing The Fox in class. Here is a great animated video of the song with Nickel Creek playing the music.

The Full Movie of Pirates of Penzance

the Pirates of Penzance
Oh, Better Far To Live and Die (the Pirate King Song)
Oh, is There Not a Maiden
Poor Wand'ring One
The one we watched: https://safeshare.tv/x/RfjAJn4SC-w 
I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General
When the foeman Bares His Steel 
When A Felon's Not Engaged in his Employment
The one we watched: https://safeshare.tv/x/gzSTTTCOHr4 
With cat-like tread

A newer and really cool version of Shosholoza

Meet Cloud Guy from Trolls
How many different handshakes can you find?

Can you recognize this famous song found in the movie Trolls?
The Original song: In the Hall of the Mountain King:  https://safeshare.tv/x/ss589a20c1353d8 
From the Movie: Hair Up: https://safeshare.tv/x/ss589a1f77d29c1  

First Graders learned two new story songs
(careful! They open up REALLY LOUD!)

Just for fun: Dance of 1,000 hands

We used an amazing app on iPads called, "Incredibox." But it is not just an iPad app. Click here to play it on your computer: http://www.incredibox.com/
(Unfortunately, you can only play "Brazil" on the app):

Our "secret" handshake
3rd-5th graders learned this secret handshake during greeting time.

Thankful Songs
To see each song in a bigger format, click on the song and it will open up in a new page as a full size image.
    5th grade
    3.4 CP
    3rd Grade

    2nd Grade

3rd Grade Scarecrow songs and videos

Text of the National Anthem
  • follow this link to practice and memorize the Star Spangled Banner

Whole Body Listening with Cookie Monster
In K-2 we talked about listening with your whole body and watched a video in which Cookie Monster learns an important lesson on listening. Here is the video: https://safeshare.tv/x/ss57fd4124c6565#v 

3rd Grade Neighborhood
Orchestra Hall Concert prep

Michael Jackson's Thriller
We Listened to Michael Jackson's Thriller in 4th and 5th grade while we read rhythms. If you want to watch the video, check with mom or dad first because it is a creepy video. Then search it with them.

Stevie Wonder Songs

Everything Must Change by George Benson
The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore (Short Film)


Playing for Change Videos:
This week we watched some videos from the organization "Playing for Change." Here they are:

Dances and Sing-Along Videos:
Last year, the last week of school we had a lot of fun in the Music room doing some camp songs, games, Pop-Song Sing-Alongs and some Group Dances. Below are the links to the Sing-Alongs and the Group Dances:
Sing-Along Songs

Group Line Dances