|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||2nd Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Slurs, Ties, and Musical Form|
Sing with appropriate tone quality – MU.2.C.1.1
Sing a variety of songs and games from different cultures – MU.2.C.1.3
Move or dance to music from other cultures – MU.2.H.2.1
Sing songs of various forms – MU.2.S.1.1
Sing with an open, relaxed sound and maintain pitch – MU.2.C.1.1
Move to show tempo – MU.2.O.1.1
Perform rhythms from notation – MU.2.C.1.1
Play and accompaniment while maintaining a steady beat – MU.2.O.1.1
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their singing voice.
Students will understand the difference between ties and slurs.
Students will sing songs with ties and slurs.
Students will learn about the Underground Railroad and Harriet Tubman.
Students will sing an African American Spiritual and do an instrumental accompaniment while singing.
Students will find and maintain a steady beat.
Students will read rhythm notation.
Students will learn an American folk dance and perform it.
Vocal Warm-up “Hello There”
Beat Buddy Exercise – finding and maintaining a steady beat while listening to music
Train is a-comin’
If time is needed, Doggy Doggy music game