|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||Kindergarten and 1st|
|Unit of Instruction||Exploring Tone Color|
Sing a song that uses singing, speaking, whispering, and shouting.
Singing alone and with others using proper singing voice.
Find and maintain a steady beat.
Identify instruments and their different sounds (instrument families).
Compare and contrast different instruments and their sounds.
Use movement to show sounds in music (high, low, loud, soft).
Play instruments with proper playing technique (hand percussion – kindergarten, xylophones – 1st grade)
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their proper singing voices.
Students will read a book and provide instrumental accompaniment and demonstrate different rhythms on instruments.
Students will continue to learn and memorize their winter performance pieces.
Students will be able to identify loud and soft and different vocal timbres.
Students will be able to identify different instruments and their families (1st grade).
Students will be able to identify different instruments by listening (kindergarten)
Beat Buddy Exercise
Winter Performance Pieces
Pig the Pug
Singing puppets (kindergarten)
If time is needed Doggy Doggy music game