Grade 3 Arts Education

Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent

Dance with Heather Cameron. Grades 3 & 4

Series: LIVE Arts
Using pop culture music and videos as stimuli, students create movement vocabularies based on their artistic interpretation and personal perspective. Through demonstrations and group-led improvisations, students investigate their range of movement and explore a wider spectrum of physical qualitie...

Beading with Randi. Grade 3

Series: LIVE Arts
Students are led through the process of moss bag beadwork and design. The instruction incorporates the history of the artform, including its significance and importance to Indigenous identity. Beadwork has the ability to connect and to educate people to Indigenous history and experience. By weavi...

A Royal Pain. Episode 11

Princess Persephone the harp joins the jam, but alienates everyone with her demanding and diva-like ways. Will they get it together in time for their Royal Command Performance or will the Princess end up performing all alone? Featured instrument: harp; musical focus: harmony.

Lights, Camera, Action

In this episode, film star Adam Beach mentors T-Bear and Talon as they make videos celebrating Treaty Days in Wapos Bay. Raven feels left out with everyone so busy preparing for the celebrations, but her Kohkum helps her to understand that she needs to think of the needs of the community and to t...

Move to the Beat. Episode 1

The band hurts Ella's feelings when they stage a marching show, forgetting that she has WHEELS! This episode focuses mainly on beat. Secondary emphasis is on singing in unison, tempo, texture and timbre.

Solo on the Slide. Episode 3

Billie prepares a solo to play when her Dad visits, but will he pay attention to her long enough to hear it?

Tuning In. Episode 13

A relaxation expert arrives to help calm Louis' anxiety, but his easy-going style only makes things worse. This video focuses on tuning. Secondary emphasis in the video is placed on pitch, listening skills and performance anxiety. The ukulele, lute, banjo and pitch pipe are featured.

Join in the Jam. Episode 12

When it looks like the band might break up, the Jazzberries think back on how they first came together. This video focuses on ensemble. Secondary emphasis is placed on duet, listening skills and teamwork. The featured instruments in this episode are keyboard, calliope, alpine horn and guitar.

A Bonnie Tale. Episode 11

The band is forced to rely less on improvisation when their guest refuses to work without sheet music. This episode focuses on improvisation. Secondary emphasis is on classical versus jazz. Featured instruments are: clarinet, guitar, double bass, trumpet, drums and piano.

Phantom of the Jam. Episode 10

As the Jazzberries rehearse for the Masquerade Ball, they discover the House of Jam may be haunted! This episode focuses on expression. Secondary emphasis is placed on sound effects. The featured instruments are the handsaw and found sounds.

Forever Song. Episode 9

The band gets stuck playing a very 'catchy' tune, and tries to figure out how to rid themselves of it. This episode focuses on form. Secondary emphasis is on dynamics, repetition and tempo and verse. Featured instruments in this video are harmonica, voice and cymbals.

Give It a Rest. Episode 8

Louis works while his bandmates rest and, as a result, is dangerously exhausted when showtime nears. This episode focuses on rest. Secondary emphasis is placed on texture, tempo, dynamics and notation. The featured instruments are the cymbals and the trumpet.

Super Sounds. Episode 7

Ella's cousin pushes the band to try out new sounds, but Ella prefers to stick with their current sound. Texture is the focus of this episode. Secondary emphasis is placed on timbre, tempo, dynamics, pitch and rhythm. The featured instruments include: synthesizer, guitar, double bass, trumpet and...

Billie's Biggest Fan. Episode 6

Billie is against it when the band asks her biggest fan to join them onstage, because her fan is not an instrument. The episode focuses on inclusiveness. Secondary emphasis is placed on tempo, rhythm, melody and ensemble found instruments. The featured instruments are hand drums and drumsticks, p...

Melody Makers. Episode 5

When their guest Xylophone's keys are lost around the building, the band races to find them before showtime. This episode focuses on melody. Secondary emphasis is on timbre, collaboration, pitch, notes and notation. The xylophone and the piano are the featured instruments.

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