Mill Road Elementary School

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eighth notesFirst Grade Musiceighth notes

Welcome to the first grade music webpage. Below you will find some fun activities that you can do at home, as well as some reminders of upcoming activities we will be doing in music class. Don't forget to visit the fun music links webpage to find some fun music games.

Currently In Music Class...
Rhythmic: Steady Beat vs. rhythm, Ta (Quarter Notes) and Ti-ti (Eighth Notes in pairs)

high vs. low singing

Percussion instruments, Tempo (musical fast and slow)

Songs to Sing:
Walk and Stop
Mighty Pretty Sound (Mighty Pretty Motion) 
Johnny Has 1 Friend
Let Us Chase the Squirrel
Listen Listen Here I Come
Riding our Ponies
Tinker Tailor
Cuckoo in the Clock
Star Light
Good Night
Freight Train
Rain Rain
Little Sally Water

Poems to say:
Greeting Poem
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Bow Wow Says the Dog
Five Little Ladies
Chop Chop Chippity Chop
Wind Shield Wipers
2, 4, 6, 8
Miss White Had a Fright




purple pencilIdeas for Home Music Practice... purple pencil
  • Sing a song you learned in music class for your family or a friend
  • Listen to music on the radio and practice the steady beat
  • Listen to music and create beat patterns or other movements....just move to the beat!
  • Read poetry