Distance Learning Schedule
Please see this week’s lessons below. I will be assessing student work and providing feedback in Seesaw.
Week 4 Music Lessons
Hello, Butler students and families! There will be no new content posted this week. In the meantime, you are welcome to check out optional, additional resources or past lessons that are posted to my SchoolWires site. I’m looking forward to connecting with you next week, starting on Tuesday, April 14.
Week 3 Music Lessons
Hello, Butler students and families! Welcome to Mrs. Griffin's Distance Learning page. Your child’s second distance learning music assignment is below. If you have multiple children, please feel free to have them do an activity together. These are designed to be fun for students of any age and would be even more fun to do together! Click below for the assignment details and activity sheet. If you have any questions, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Week 2 Music Lessons
This week was supposed to be our production of Annie Jr. I'm so proud of the cast and crew and will be showcasing some of our many talented stars on my page this week . Click the Annie Jr. tab on my homepage for more performances! Please enjoy Victoria Rabin as Annie singing "Tomorrow".
Still want more Music?
Try playing Poison Rhythm at home. Use your hands to clap, grab some spoons, get creative and have fun!
WEEK 1 MuSIC Lessons
Hello, Butler students and families! Welcome to Mrs. Griffin's Distance Learning page. Your child’s first distance learning music assignment is to make a connection with a family member or care giver through music. Click below for the assignment details and activity sheet. If you have any questions, please email me at email@example.com.
Still want more music? Choose from the list of fun activites below:
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1st Grade: Visit https://pbskids.org/games/music/ and make music with your favorite PBS characters. Visit Pinkalicious’ Pink-A-Perfect band and design your own instrument, spin and sing with Daniel Tiger or make music tracks with Martha the dog! Can’t access this website? Make a list of songs you know from TV shows. How many can you sing?
2nd Grade: Make your own Music! Visit http://jamzone.littlekidsrock.org/games/ and create your own rhythm patterns and drum for fun! Can’t access the website? Find 3 items in your kitchen and create your own drum set! Play some music and be the drummer of your very own rock band!
3rd Grade: Be an a capella composer! Visit https://www.incredibox.com/ and click the “Try Web Version” option. You can choose your performer, and as you drag and drop clothing on him, he will perform different vocal rhythms and patterns. Layer these sounds and create your own a capella song! Can’t access the site? How many different sounds can you make with your voice? Can you be a drum? What about a cymbal or guitar? Make a list of all the different instrument sounds you can make with your voice only!
4th Grade: Make your own instrument! We have learned about the String, Brass, Woodwind, and Percussion families, now try to make your own instruments from household items! Visit https://www.mydso.com/dso-kids/activities/make-your-own-instrument to find out how to make and play homemade instruments. Don’t have the materials? Make a list of things around your house that make noise and what family they might belong in if they were an instrument.
5th Grade: Ever want to be a Hip Hop star? Go to http://jamzone.littlekidsrock.org/lessons/?instrument=vocals and take a voice lesson on hip hop! Can’t access the link? Write your very own rap about something that you are passionate about.
6th Grade: Let’s explore the world of music tech! Check out http://jamzone.littlekidsrock.org/lessons/?instrument=tech to learn how to sample your own music and even use your iPad or Garage Band app on your phone to mix your own music! Can’t access this link? Imagine you are in your own band. What type of music would you play? Would you be the singer, drummer or something else? What is your band’s name? Draw a poster advertising your band, the sky is the limit!