Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Game, Lesson, Lesson Plan
Level:
Preschool
Tags:
  • Fine Arts
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Premedia - Me
  • Premedia-letters
  • Singing
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Text/HTML

    Nursery Rhyme - Row Row Row Your Boat

    Nursery Rhyme - Row Row Row Your Boat

    Overview

    Children will listen to Row, Row, Row Your Boat as the adult points out the words in the rhyme.  Allow children to help point out the words as they are ready. Child(ren) will sing the song and control their movements within a designated area.

     

    Summary

    Children will listen to Row, Row, Row Your Boat as the adult points out the words in the rhyme.  Allow children to help point out the words as they are ready. Once your child(ren) knows the song and the motions, they will sing the song and control their movements by keeping their body in a designated area. 

    You can extend the activity and children’s attention spans, concentration, and focus by signing this in rounds. This song can also be sung with different vocal dynamics such as singing it faster or slower once children know the song well. 

    Background for Teachers/Parents

    You may want to provide a model.  Changing the dynamics of the song can present a challenge for some children. 

     

    Intended Learning Outcomes

    • Children will track words as they are being pointed to.
    • Children will participate in music and learn to control their movement in space.

    Time Frame & Group Size

    Time Frame: 5 - 10 minutes

    Group Size: Any

    Standards

    Main Standards:

    • ELA 4 yr.2.5

    Additional Core Standards:

    • FA 3 & 4 yr.3.1
    • ELA 3 & 4 yr.2.17
    • FA 3 & 4 yr.3.2

     

    Author(s)

    Jamie Robinson