Wednesday, May 27, 2015
1s, 10s, and 100s Place
Ones, Tens, and Hundreds Place
Integrated Music/Math Lesson
2nd or 3rd Grade
1. Objectives: Students will be able to identify the ones, tens, and hundreds places in 3 digit numbers while singing Skip to My Lou and demonstrate crescendos and descrescendos.
2. Standards: Music—Crescendo (cresc.) and decrescendo/diminuendo (dim.)
Math—Read, write, and compare whole numbers up to 3 digits
3. Preparation: Chalkboard
4. Anticipatory Set: Sing Skip to My Lou
5. Teaching (input, model, check for understanding, individual and group practice, etc.)
Demonstrate ones, tens, and hundreds placement in 3-digit numbers
Sing to the following example for 327 to the tune of Skip to My Lou
Seven is in the ones place
Two is in the tens place
Three is in the hundreds place
Three hundred twenty-seven.
Invite the students to sing along
Have the students create other numbers with three digits on the board
Sing the collection of numbers determining beforehand whether to get louder (crescendo) or softer (decrescendo) throughout the verse.
Divide into groups of three and have one student write a number for the other two to sing and determine whether to crescendo or decrescendo
As a group, write a chorus and sing it while dancing a traditional reel.
Write down the chorus and repeat the song during subsequent class periods