Westwood Home Instruction Help

March 17, 2020

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PE Assignments

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Art Assignment K-1 for Mrs. Rodin

3rd grade Art Assignment for Mrs. Rodin

Music Assignments for Grades K-4

Kindergarten Music

Go to www.musicplayonline.com

The student login is snow and the password is 2020.


Once on the site, there are search engines on the LEFT.

1. Go to solfa practice and then prepare so-mi. The activities that I would like them to do are: "same or different", "hunt for the higher or lower", and/or "which way do the notes go?".

2. Go to rhythm practice: Go to the tab in the red rectangle that looks like an "l" and two "l/s" connected together. (They are stick notation for a quarter note and a pair of eighth notes). Above the red rectangle, you can choose the "echo rhythm activity", the "read, clap, play" activity, the "listen, say and clap" activity, or the "poison" activity.


On the same site, there are also games. They are located on the RIGHT. Here is a list of games that the kindergarten students can play:

Up or Down

Loud or Quiet

High Low

Beat or No Beat.

1st Grade Music

Go to www.musicplayonline.com

The student login is snow and the password is 2020.


Once on the site, there are search engines on the LEFT.

1. Go to solfa practice and then echo sing with the so-mi tab and/or then the la-so-mi tab highlighted. The activities that I would like them to do are: "Echo sing", "Poison Melody", "Read Handsigns", "Read Notation", and/or "Listen and Sing."

2. Go to rhythm practice: Go to the tab in the red rectangle that has three icons (a quarter note, pair of eighth notes and a quarter rest). It is the second tab. Above the red rectangle, you can choose from any of the activities in the "echo rhythm", "read, clap, play", "listen, say and clap", or the "poison" tabs.


On the same site, there are also games. They are located on the RIGHT. Here is a list of games that the first grade students can play:

Up or Down

Loud or Quiet

High Low

Beat or No Beat

Beat or Rhythm

Rhythm Racing Level 1

Match the Melody Level 1 and 2

Instrument Bingo

What Instrument?

Instruments of the Orchestra

Which Rhythm Do You Hear? 1 and 2

2nd Grade Music

Go to: www.musicplayonline.com

The student login is snow and the password is 2020.


Once on the site, there are search engines on the LEFT.

1. Go to solfa practice and then echo sing with any of the following tabs highlighted: la-so-mi, so-mi-do, mi-re-do, or la-so-mi-do. The activities that I would like them to do are: "Echo sing", "Poison Melody", "Read Handsigns", "Read Notation", and/or "Listen and Sing."


2. Go to rhythm practice: Go to the tab in the red rectangle that has three icons (a quarter note, pair of eighth notes and a quarter rest). It is the second tab. Or the students can practice sixteenth notes (the sixth tab: four notes grouped together by two horizontal lines). Above the red rectangle, you can choose from any of the activities in the "echo rhythm", "read, clap, play", "listen, say and clap", or the "poison" tabs.


On the same site, there are also games. They are located on the RIGHT. Here is a list of games that the second grade students can play:

Up or Down

Loud or Quiet

High Low

Beat or No Beat

Beat or Rhythm

Rhythm Racing Level 1

Match the Melody Level 1, 2, 3, 4

Instrument Bingo

What Instrument?

Instruments of the Orchestra

Which Rhythm Do You Hear? Level 1, 2, 5, or 6

3rd Grade Music

Go to www.musicplayonline.com

The student login is snow and the password is 2020.


Once on the site, there are search engines on the left.

1. Go to Recorder. There are many resources there. Here is a list of songs that the students could practice: "Just B", "Just A", "A and B Blues", "Just G", "G and A Blues", and "Hot Cross Buns". The students could also complete the "Recorder Mad Minutes." It will help them identify the notes on the music staff.

2. Go to rhythm practice: Go to the tab in the red rectangle that has three icons (a quarter note, pair of eighth notes and a quarter rest). It is the second tab. Or the students can practice sixteenth notes (the sixth tab: four notes grouped together by two horizontal lines). Above the red rectangle, you can choose from any of the activities in the "echo rhythm", "read, clap, play", "listen, say and clap", or the "poison" tabs.


On the same site, there are also games. They are located on the right. Here is a list of games that the third grade students can play:


Note Name Memory: "notes in the spaces", "notes in the lines", or "notes on the staff"

Rhythm Racing Level 1 and 2

Match the Melody Levels 1-7

Instrument Bingo

What Instrument?

Instruments of the Orchestra

Which Rhythm Do You Hear? Level 3, 4, 5, or 6


Also, the students can continue learning their recorder songs if they have their recorder and recorder packet at home.

4th Grade Music

Go to www.musicplayonline.com

The student login is snow and the password is 2020.


Once on the site, there are search engines on the left.

1. Go to Recorder. There are many resources there. Here is a list of songs that the students could practice: "Skin and Bones", "Renaissance Round", "Ode to Joy", "C and D",. The students could also complete the "Recorder Mad Minutes." It will help them identify the notes on the music staff.


On the same site, there are also games. They are located on the right. Here is a list of games that the fourth grade students can play:


Note Name Memory: "notes in the spaces", "notes in the lines", or "notes on the staff"

Rhythm Racing Level 1 and 2

Match the Melody Levels 1-7

Instrument Bingo

What Instrument?

Instruments of the Orchestra

Which Rhythm Do You Hear? Level 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8


Also, the students can continue learning their recorder songs if they have their recorder and recorder songs at home. Please review previous songs. Please practice "Noble Duke" or "When the Saints.."

Students could also complete their rhythm packets.

Mrs. Uvegas's 2nd & 3rd Music Assignment

Please find the 5th Grade Band Assignment in Google Classroom

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STEM Assignment

Directions from Mrs. Razzante

Students can work on code.org. They can access this through the Westwood School website, then go to Specials, then to STEM.


From there students should be able to remember how to log on. If they need to know their secret picture or secret words, students (or their parents), can email Mrs. Razzante. If you have any questions or need please do not hesitate to email.

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Mo Willems, Children's Author & Illustrator, Live Streaming Lessons Daily!!