|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||2nd Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Exploring Rhythm|
Sing various songs while maintaining a steady beat and rhythm.
Play and accompaniment while maintaining a steady beat.
Perform steady beat and melodic rhythm using movement and body percussion.
Perform various rhythms and notation.
Sing with appropriate tone quality.
Play a bordun and rhythmic ostinatos to accompany songs.
Compare and contrast instruments (xylophones, glockenspiels, metallophones)
Sing with an open relaxed sound.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their singing voices.
Students will be able to find and maintain a steady beat.
Students will be able to read and write rhythms in various meters.
Students will compose their own rhythms for the class to perform.
Students will understand the correlation between music and math.
Students will perform on instruments with the proper playing technique.
Students will perform a traditional American folk dance while singing and keeping the beat.
Welcome, vocal warm-up
Beat Buddy Exercise
Doggy Doggy music game if more time is needed