Megan Kelley

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Be My Echo Greeting Song

Welcome back to School my music friends!! We will be starting with our classroom greeting song! See the two links below. The first link is our greeting song in a live music player. Just click on the sideways triangle to play the song and sing with it at home. The second link is just the …

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Mrs. Kelley’s Virtual Music Library

Click the picture above to find some books to explore!

Music Assignment #2 Sing or Rap it!

This next assignment is a great way to show your love of singing or if you are a shy singer a great way to read aloud in a fun and engaging way. I can’t wait to see how creative you can be with this performance assignment!  Assignment links for grades K-2: Grades K-2  Music Assignment …

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Happy Earth Day friends!

Earth has music for those that listen ~ William Shakespeare   How are you celebrating Earth Day?  It is a snowy and cold day here in The Finger Lakes region of New York. How can you celebrate while staying inside and warm? Why not with music?  Here is PS22 Chorus with their song for Earth …

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Dance like Nobody is Watching

Good Morning WGES!  I was able to sneak into my classroom this morning and test out a video response application that we will be able to use in our Music Team/Backpack virtual learning space. So I made a fun video for you to laugh with!  Turn your sound down first before playing it…I had the …

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Creating a Rhythmic Composition with items at home

WGES Phase II Music Assignment #1: Make a song with items around your house using rhythmic patterns         Learning Objectives:  Students will learn that sounds can be created by hitting, scraping, or shaking found items and can be put into patterns to create music. Students will perform rhythmic composition using found items …

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April is Jazz Month featuring Classics for Kids and Disney

Classics for Kids is awesome website for classical music learning for kids! It has many composers they feature with a short radio broadcast, worksheets, and a few games. GAMES! : April is JAZZ Month and Classics for Kids has a great radio program about Mr. George Gershwin. You can find it here: If you …

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Let’s get Rockin’ into the Weekend with some Drumming!

One of our favorite instruments in the music room is our bucket and marching drums to practice rhythmic patterns and to jam out to fun songs. If you don’t have buckets at home, you can use pots and pans, plastic containers (bowls, totes, empty waste baskets, etc), or cardboard boxes. You can use wooden spoons, …

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Gus & Me A Story of my Granddad and my First Guitar

Gus & Me A Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar is a read-aloud I created for our WG district read-aloud folder in our curriculum resources for home. It is the story of Keith Richards, guitarist for the famous rock band, The Rolling Stones.  Read Aloud Link: Here are some links for more information …

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WGCSD Song Challenge 2020

Good Morning WGCSD Community!   I have attached a WGCSD Song Challenge for all members of our district community to participate in.    We’re All in This Together Song Challenge 2020   With the uncertainty of our current times, why not create a sense of community through music? The song that was selected is upbeat …

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