|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||2nd Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Exploring Rhythm and Music Theory|
Finding and maintaining a steady beat.
Sing and play songs with rhythmic accuracy.
Play an accompaniment while maintaining a steady beat.
Listen and move to show rhythm and meter changes.
Perform rhythms from notation that include quarter notes, eighth notes, quarter rests and sixteenth notes.
Sing with appropriate tone quality.
Play a bordun.
Identify AB, ABA, forms.
Perform pentatonic melodies.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing with their singing voices.
Students will be able to identify sixteenth notes and half notes.
Students will compose their own rhythms.
Students will perform on instruments with the proper technique.
Students will use movement to show understanding of tempo and various meter changes.
Students will use movement to show what they hear in music (high and low sounds, fast and slow, etc.)
Beat Buddy Exercise
Gypsy in the Moonlight
Four in a Boat
Good Morning Blues
Doggy Doggy Music Game is time is needed