|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Exploring Singing Voice and Rhythms|
Sing echo phrases (MU.K.C.1.4)
Sing melodies on pitch with head voice and appropriate tone quality (MU.K.C.2.1)
Sing call and response songs (MU.K.S.2.1)
Perform songs with simple accompaniments with unpitched percussion (MU.K.H.3.1)
Perform songs from memory with expression (MU.K.O.3.1)
Maintain a steady beat while singing (MU.1.S.3.4)
Move to a steady beat while singing (MU.1.H.1.1)
Sing a song with an open, relaxed sound (MU.1.C.1.2) (MU.2.C.1.1)
Sing a song that includes quarter notes, eighth notes, and quarter rests (MU.1.C.1.1)
Sing songs of celebration from a variety of American and other cultures (MU.2.C.1.4)
Move or dance to music from other cultures (MU.2.S.1.2)
Sing songs in do pentatonic (MUS.2.S.3.1)
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will learn, understand, and demonstrate the rules of music class.
Students will sing using their proper singing voices.
Students will perform songs from memory.
Students will match pitch.
Students will be able to find and maintain a steady beat while listening to a piece of music.
Students will be able to read basic rhythm notations (1st and 2nd grade).
Students will sing and perform an American folk song (1st and 2nd grade).
Student will play on instruments using proper playing technique.
Students will add music accompaniment to a story.
Students will echo sing.
Welcome to music class – review rules
Vocal warm-up “Hello there!”
Beat Buddy Exercise
Solfege warm-up (2nd grade only)
Review songs, sing from memory:
“Shine, Shine, Shine!”
“Fruits and Vegetables”
Introduce “Head, Shoulders Baby” (Kindergarten/1st)
Introduce “A Different Beat” (Kindergarten/1st)
Introduce “5 Little Chickadees” (Kindergarten/1st)
“Riddle Ree” (1st/2nd)
Introduce “Gypsy in the Moonlight” (2nd grade)
Introduce “Down Down Baby” (2nd grade)
“I Can Play an Instrument” (Kindergarten/1st/2nd)
“Down by the Cool of the Pool” (Kindergarten/1st/2nd)
If time is needed, Doggy Doggy Music Game