|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Instrument Families|
Sing Echo Phrases.
Sing Call and Response Songs.
Perform songs from memory.
Compare and contrast songs.
Identify sounds, instruments, fast, and slow.
Identify a steady beat in music.
Move to a steady beat.
Sing songs with contrasting tempos, dynamics, and moods.
Listen and move to show rhythm and meter changes.
Describe music by movement.
Compare and contrast the sounds of different instruments.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their singing voices.
Students will start learning Spring Performance Pieces and from the decade they are from (Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, The Beatles, etc.)
Students will come up with their own movements to We are Dear Little Birdies.
Students will learn about the different instrument families and what instruments are in them.
Students will demonstrate their knowledge of the instrument families by playing a listening game.
Welcome, Hello There song
Beat Buddy Exercise : finding and maintaining a steady beat
Using Singing voices:
Kindergarten and 1st grade
Kindergarten and 2nd grade
Doggy Doggy Music Game if more time is needed.