|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Unit of Instruction||Music and Movement - High and Low Sounds|
Sing echo phrases (MU.K.C.1.4)
Sing melodies on pitch with head voice and appropriate tone quality (MUK.C.2.1)
Sing, whisper, or speak phrase (MU.K.S.3.2)
Perform songs in class from memory (MU.K.S.3.2)
Play upward/downward directions on mallet instruments (MU.K.0.1.1)
Move to show melodic contour (MU.K.0.1.1)
Say and sing rhythmic patterns accurately with a steady beat (MUK.C.1.1)
Imitate rhythm patterns played by peer or teacher (MU.K.F.3.1)
Imitate peer or teacher keeping steady beat (MU.K.F.3.1)
Read rhythms from iconic notation (MU.K.F.3.1)
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their singing voices.
Students will be able to keep a steady beat.
Students will be able to identify high and low sounds.
Students will demonstrate high and low sounds with movement (show what they hear).
Students will learn different tempos.
Students will move to different tempos.
Students will echo sing.
Students will learn an easy folk dance and perform it.
Vocal Warm-up “Hello There”
Beat Buddies – steady beat, imitating teacher and peers for steady beat
“I’m Tall, I’m Small” – high and low sounds, movement
“My Head and My Shoulders” – singing voice, movement, body parts
“ABC Rock” – alphabet, imitating teacher for steady beat, echo singing
“My Pony Macaroni” – different tempos, singing voice, steady beat
“Bought Me a Cat” – echo singing, movement
“Little Green Frog” – high and low sounds
Xylophone activity – movement to high and low sounds
Reading quarter notes and eighth notes – Ta and Ti Ti
If more time is needed:
“Fruits and Vegetables”
“Put Your Finger in the Air”
“Little Red Caboose”