|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||1st and 2nd Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Music and Movement|
Singing various songs while maintaining steady beat and rhythm.
Play and accompaniment while maintaining a steady beat and rhythm.
Listen and move to show changes in music.
Perform rhythms that include quarter, eighth, and sixteenth notes.
Sing with appropriate tone quality.
Sing a variety of songs.
Identify so, mi, la, re, do in different staff locations.
Play a variety of instruments with proper technique.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their singing voice.
Students will play xylophones and other classroom instruments with proper technique.
Students will sing using solfege (Do, Re, Mi, etc.)
Students will read and write various rhythms using quarter, eighth, and sixteenth notes.
Students will keep a steady beat to a piece of music.
Students will compose their own Hot Cross Buns variation and put it with music.
Beat Buddy Warm-Up: keeping a steady beat while listening to a piece of music.
Voice warm-up – “Hello There”
Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Da : singing voice
A Different Beat : Showing changes in music through movement
Shoo Fly : singing voice
Down Down Baby : Body Percussion, steady beat, singing voice
Lil Liza Jane : discuss history, singing voice, steady beat
Solfege – Echo singing (Do, Re, Mi, etc.) and doing hand motions (solfege symbols)
Echo the Parrot – Student will echo the teacher, singing voice, echo singing, matching pitch, solo singing, assessment
Head, Shoulders, Baby – singing voice, following directions, movement, counting skills
The Wind Blew East – singing voice, movement, showing music direction (high to low)
Down by the Cool of the Pool – story book, reading, listening skills, rhythm, singing voice, adding instruments