|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Animal Songs and Rhythms - Musical Form|
Say and sing rhythmic patterns accurately with a steady beat (MU.K.C.1.1) (MU.2.C.1.1)
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their singing voices.
Students will be able to identify quarter notes and eighth notes.
Students will play percussion instruments.
Students will be able to perform a simple rhythm song in parts.
Students will sing various songs about farm animals.
Students will be able to identify various music notations and the musical form of a song (2nd)
Students will understand different time signatures (2nd)
Students will move to the beat around the classroom.
Students will match pitch.
Welcome: “Hello There”
Beat Buddy exercise (finding and maintaining a steady beat)
“ABC Rap” – Kindergarten (echo singing, maintaining a steady beat, singing voice)
“I Bought Me a Cat” – Kindergarten and 1st grade
“But the Cat Came Back” – 2nd Grade (musical form, fermata)
“Boysie” – 2nd Grade (in 3/4 time)
Naughty Tabby Cat (K-1)
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. (2ND GRADE)
“Free at Last”
“Kid Like Me”
“Back of the Bus”
Ribbon activity (K-1)