Q2W12-13 October 28- Nov. 8 2019 (Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade)

TeacherCatherine Holvey
Subject AreaElementary Music
Grade LevelKindergarten, 1st, and 2nd Grade
Week #12-13
Unit of InstructionBucket Drumming
Standard(s) Taught

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 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 continue 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 begin learning how to do bucket drumming and the rules that go along with bucket drumming. 
Students will listen to a piece of music and show what they hear with movement.

Classroom Activities

Welcome Vocal Warm-up
Solfege Warm-up (2nd grade)

Beat Buddy Exercise
Find and maintain a steady beat

Review: Peanut Butter, Head Shoulders Baby, My Head and My Shoulders, Down by the Bay
New Songs:
Black Snake
Head Shoulders Baby (Kindergarten)
Bluebird Bluebird
The Wind Blew East (K-1)
Little Green Frog (K)
A Tisket, A Tasket (K-1)

Tideo (2nd) – Folk Dance, moving to music, steady rhythm, following directions
When the Saints Go Marching In (2nd)
Shake them Simmons Down (2nd) – Folk Dance, moving to music, steady rhythm, following directions

Bucket Drumming 

Introduction to bucket drumming powerpoint

Rules of bucket drumming. 

Play easy examples with Ta’s and Ti Ti’s 


1st Grade – Apple rhythms, Ta and Ti Ti
Listening to rhythms and identifying them
Team Work

2nd Grade – Apple rhythms, Ta, Ti Ti, quarter rest
Listening to rhythms and identifying them

Scarf Movement Cards

Students will look at different movement cards and show the movements depicted with their scarves (K-2) 

Students will read descriptive words and translate them into movements with their scarves (2nd) 

Winter Performance pieces
Continue working on winter performance pieces and performing songs from memory
If time is needed, Doggy Doggy or Echo bird singing, or Sammy Ray puppet activity

Assignments Due


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