|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Exploring Rhythms and Tempos|
Say and sing rhythmic patterns accurately with a steady beat (MU.K.C.1.1)
Sing a song that includes rests (MU.K.S.3.4)
Play percussion instruments to show the beat and the rhythm of songs (MU.K.H.3.1)
Read rhythm notation (MU.K.F.3.1)(MU.1.F.3.1)(MU.2.F.3.1)
Demonstrate vocal qualities sing, speak, shout, or whisper (MU.K.C.1.2)(MU.1.C.1.2)
Sing echo phrases (MU.K.C.1.4)(MU.1.C.1.4)
Sing various songs while maintaining steady beat and rhythm (MU.2.C.1.1)
Perform rhythms from notation (MU.2.H.3.1)
Sing with appropriate tone quality (MU.2.C.1.1)
Move or dance to music from other cultures (MU.2.S.1.2)
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their singing voices.
Students will echo sing.
Students will match pitch.
Students will find and be able to maintain a steady beat.
Students will be able to work in groups dictating rhythms (2nd grade)
Students will learn about different tempos in music and show understanding through movement.
Students will begin learning and memorizing their winter performance pieces.
Students will read basic rhythm notation.
Students will listen to a story and learn an accompaniment to go along with the characters. (K-1)
Students will learn an African American hand game and perform the game with a partner.
Students will listen to a piece of music and show what they hear with movement.
“Hello There” song
Beat Buddy Exercise
Singing echo phases, matching pitch, movement songs
My Head and My Shoulders (kindergarten)
Head Shoulders Baby (1st grade and 2nd grade)
Riddle Ree (1st and 2nd grade)
5 little Chickadees (Kindergarten)
Peanut Butter (K-2)
Rhythms (2nd grade only)
Winter performance pieces
If time is needed play music game