|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||1st and 2nd Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Music and Movement|
Singing a song that uses singing, whispering, and shouting.
Sing using singing voice.
Sing folk songs from America.
Sing songs and games from different cultures.
Sing songs in various forms.
Perform a body percussion ostinato while singing.
Identify melodic steps.
Sing songs with different tempos.
Move with steady beats that change tempo while listening and singing.
Reading and writing rhythms.
Compose rhythmic patterns.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their singing voices.
Students will perform body percussion.
Students will come up with their own body percussion composition (2nd grade).
Students will read and compose different rhythmic patterns using quarter notes and eighth notes.
Students will learn and perform a folk dance.
Students will maintain a steady beat while listening to a piece of music.
Students will be able to move to a steady beat while moving around the room and singing.
Students will be able to identify AB musical form and demonstrate the different forms through movement.
“Head, Shoulders, Baby”
“This Land is Your Land” (1st grade)
“Goodbye Julie” (1st grade)
“Down Down Baby”
“But the Cat Came Back” (2nd grade)
If more time is needed, review rhythms and have students come up with their own rhythms for the class to clap out.