|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||Kindergarten and 1st|
|Unit of Instruction||Exploring Expressive Qualities|
Sing songs with contrasting tempos, dynamics, and moods (MU.1.C.1.1)
Sing with an open, relaxed sound (MU.1.C.1.2)
Move freely with props to show different styles of music (MU.1.H.3.1)
Create and accompaniment (MU.1.F.1.1)
Sing folk songs from America (MU.1.C.1.3)
Identify different ways to produce sounds on pitched and unpitched percussion instruments (MU.1.C.2.1)
Move to show louder and softer dynamics by using larger and smaller movements (MU.1.F.1.1)
Create sounds and movement freely with instruments (MU. 1.S.1.2)
Move to a steady beat while singing (MU.1.H.1.1)
Perform songs from memory with expression (MU.K.O.3.1)
Identify sounds as loud and soft (MU.K.S.1.1)
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing with their appropriate singing voices.
Students will be able to identify Forte and Piano (loud and soft).
Students will begin working on and memorizing their Spring Performance pieces.
Students will read a book and be able to compose their own instrumental accompaniment for each animal in the story.
Students will sing an American folk song and play the game that goes along with it.
Students will be able to find and maintain a steady beat while listening to a piece of music.
Students will show through movement different styles of music.
Vocal Warm-up “Hello There”
Beat Buddy Exercise
Spring Performance Pieces
Charlie Over the Ocean
Other songs to sing:
Forte and Piano (music dynamics)
Doggy Doggy music game if time is needed