|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||2nd Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Exploring Melody and Music Theory|
Finding and maintaining a steady beat.
Singing with appropriate tone quality and matching pitch.
Singing songs memorized.
Perform a dance to a cultural song, maintaining a steady beat.
Perform on instruments with proper playing technique.
Compose and play rhythms.
Move or dance to music from other cultures.
Show rhythm through movement.
Understand the correlation between music and the other arts.
Sing songs in various forms (AB, ABA, etc.)
Move to show various forms in music.
Sing in solfege.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing with their singing voices.
Students will begin learning and memorizing their Winter Performance pieces.
Students will play on instruments with proper playing technique.
Students will understand musical form and how to identify the form of a song.
Students will show musical form with movement (dance ribbons).
Students will come up with their own movements to go along with the form of a song.
Students will use movement to show understanding of different rhythms.
Students will sing in solfege.
Students will learn a folk dance and perform it in class keeping a steady beat.
Welcome, Vocal Warm-ups
Beat Buddy Exercise
Gypsy in the Moonlight
Down, Down Baby
But the Cat Came Back
Never Smile at a Crocodile
Winter Performance pieces
Willowbee Folk Dance
Echo the Parrot
If time is needed, Doggy Doggy music game