|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||1st and 2nd Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Musicality, High and Low Sounds, Xylophones|
Maintain a steady beat while singing.
Identify steady beat in music.
Sing a song that uses speaking, whispering, and shouting.
Sing songs with various forms.
Sing songs with an open, relaxed sound and maintain pitch.
Play instruments alone and with others.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their singing voices.
Students will be able to find and maintain a steady beat.
Students will continue to memorize and work on their winter performance pieces.
Students will play the xylophones with the correct technique.
Students will play the proper sound effects to go along with a story on the xylophones.
Warm-up : Hello There
Beat Buddy Exercise: maintaining a steady beat
Warm-up song :
Winter Performance Pieces: singing voice, performing, critiquing performances (self-assessment, teacher assessment)
Cookoo, Where Are You?
If more time is needed, beat buddy game
Be practicing winter performance songs!