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Songs and Stories with Mary and Mike: "Let’s Explore Together"

Songs and Stories with Mary and Mike
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Home Learning | Songs and Stories with Mary and Mike

Episode 5 - Are you ready to explore? Come explore with us as Mike takes a hike on a peaceful mountaintop, and Mary walks through a busy downtown. We will explore how music rises high and falls low and even hear a musical surprise! We will read a book about two exploring friends going different directions, but coming together with a compromise at the end of the story. Come along and be a brave explorer!

VA Unified Early Learning and Development Standards

  • APL1.1 Being curious learners
  • APL3.1 Focusing and paying attention
  • APL3.2 Building working memory
  • SED1.2 Developing self-esteem and confidence
  • SED2.1 Seeing and naming emotions in self and others
  • CLLD2.3 Paying attention to print
  • CLLD2.4 Understanding ideas, vocabulary, and information in stories and text
  • HPD2.1 Developing large muscle control
  • CD4.2 Learning about and through music

National Standards for Music Education

  • Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music
  • Listening to, analyzing, and describing music
  • Understanding music in relation to history and culture