|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||2nd Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Exploring Tone Color|
Identifying instruments and instrument families.
Identifying musical ensembles.
Identifying male, female, child voices/timbres.
Singing alone and with others.
Reading musical terminology.
Compare and contrast instruments.
Move or dance to music from other cultures.
Sing songs from memory.
Perform on instruments (xylophone) with proper playing technique.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their proper singing voices.
Students will perform on instruments with proper playing technique.
Students will be able to identify the instruments of the String family, Brass family, Woodwind family, and Percussion family.
Students will be able to distinguish between male, female, and child voices/timbres.
Students will continue to learn their winter performance pieces and perform them memorized.
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, Doggy Doggy music game