|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||2nd Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Exploring Tone Color and Performance Assessment|
Identifying instruments and instrument families.
Move or dance to music from other cultures.
Sing songs from memory.
Perform on instruments with proper playing technique.
Singing alone and with others.
Understanding how music relates to the other arts.
Finding and maintaining a steady beat.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their proper singing voices (strong, supported voice).
Students will perform on instruments with proper playing technique.
Students will identify different instruments and their instrument families.
Students will work on and perform their winter performance pieces from memory.
Students will sing and dance to an American Folk dance and show steady beat and rhythm.
Students will perform body percussion to an African American hand game/song and compose their own body percussion movements.
Beat Buddy Exercise
Winter Performance pieces
Willowbee Folk Dance
Down, Down, Baby
If time is needed, Rhythm Land activity
Practice Winter Performance pieces!