In this folk song, K-5th grade students will learn the song and add a dance to go along with it.
In this song, students will learn to sing the melody, follow the melodic direction with their hands, what syncopation is, learn about music from the Caribbean, and play a hand game with partners.
Materials needed: device to watch lesson on, instruments if needed
Grade level: 3rd-5th
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