Teaching Guide Grade 1-3: My Singing Monsters

Teach Music with the Singing Monsters

Teaching Guide Grade 1-3: MSM is an interactive educational app designed by teachers, for teachers! Teach students the fundamentals of music in a fun and engaging way using the lovable musical Monster characters from the hit game My Singing Monsters. Even let your students record new parts for the Monsters to perform!

Teaching Guide Grades 1-3: MSM

Download on the App Store

Lesson Plans

Enjoy free downloadable lesson plans for use with your Teaching Guide Grade 1-3: MSM app! These lesson plans cover the core concepts of music for students in early grade levels and include printable handouts, lesson instructions, and interactive activities.

Grade 1

Core Concepts:

Beat, Rhythm, Quarter Notes, Eighth Notes, Quarter Rest, Ostinato, Rhythmic Patterns, Tempo, Memorizing Patterns

Lesson 1.1 Steady Beat and Rhythm

Lesson 1.1

Steady Beat and Rhythm

Lesson 1.2 Rhythmic Notation

Lesson 1.2

Rhythmic Notation of ♩ and ♫

Lesson 1.3 Quarter Rest with the Mammott

Lesson 1.3

Quarter Rest with the Mammott

Lesson 1.4 Monster Names and their Rhythms

Lesson 1.4

Monster Names and Their Rhythms

Lesson 1.5 Xylophones, Glokenspiels, Metallophones, and Percussion

Lesson 1.5

Xylophones, Glockenspiels, Metallophones, and Percussion

Lesson 1.6 Compose and Record Your Own Monster

Lesson 1.6

Compose and Record Your Own Monster

Grade 2

Core Concepts:

Pitch, Melody, Rhythm, Phrases, Form, Counting Measures, Lyrics, Percussion, Vocal Range & Texture

Lesson 2.1 Phrases of the Monsters

Lesson 2.1

The Phrases of the Monsters

Lesson 2.2 Discover the Form of Plant Island

Lesson 2.2

Discover the Form of Plant Island

Lesson 2.3 What Are the Monsters Singing About

Lesson 2.3

What Are the Monsters Singing About?

Lesson 2.4 Graphic Notation

Lesson 2.4

Graphic Notation

Lesson 2.5 Percussion Instruments of Monsters

Lesson 2.5

Percussion Instruments of Monsters

Lesson 2.6 Record Your Favorite Monster

Lesson 2.6

Record Your Favorite Monster

Grade 3

Core Concepts:

Singing in 2 Parts, Melody, Harmony, Rhythm, Beat, Flats, Timbre, Reading Music

Lesson 3.1 Two-Part Singing Maw

Lesson 3.1

Two-Part Singing Maw

Lesson 3.2 Scaffolded Composition 1 of 2

Lesson 3.2

Scaffolded Composition with the Maw, Part 1

Lesson 3.3 Scaffolded Composition 2 of 2

Lesson 3.3

Scaffolded Composition with the Maw, Part 2

Lesson 3.4 Box a Wubbox and Activate

Lesson 3.4

Box a Wubbox and Activate

Lesson 3.5 The Dipsters

Lesson 3.5

The Dipsters