Q1W1-2 (1st Grade)

TeacherCatherine Holvey
Subject AreaElementary Music
Grade Level1st Grade
Week #1-2
Unit of InstructionIntro to Music
Standard(s) Taught

Describe music by moving to it. 

Sing songs from diverse cultures.

Identify uses of music in everyday life.

Sing expressively with appropriate interpretation.

Identify ways music relates to language arts.

While listening to music, move to show changes in music. 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will understand music room rules and procedures. 

Students will sing using their singing voice.

Students will describe music through movement.

Students will learn about the instruments in the music classroom and how to properly play them. 

Classroom Activities

Music Class Introduction – going over rules and procedures

Ice Breaker Name Game

Beat Buddies – keeping a steady beat while listening to a piece of music

Shine, Shine, Shine – singing voice, movement with music

Hands Like This – call and response

A Different Beat – listening activity, showing changes in music through movement

I Can Play an Instrument – learning about the instruments in the music classroom and how to properly play them

Shoo, Fly – singing voice

Doggy Doggy Music Game if more class time is needed

Assignments Due

None!

Additional Resources

None!