|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Exploring Melody, Harmony, and Form|
Demonstrate vocal qualities sing, speak, shout or whisper.
Sing with appropriate tone quality.
Perform songs, fingerplays, and rhymes to connect with reading, math, science, or social studies.
Identify various instrumental sounds.
Sing echo phrases.
Sing songs with melodic contour.
Perform songs in class from memory.
Perform songs from memory with expression.
Maintain a steady beat while performing a dance.
Move to a steady beat while singing.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their singing voices.
Students will be able to identify all the instrument families by listening to different instruments tone color and pitches. (String, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion)
Students will be able to identify an instrument by using listening skills and by labeling a picture of the instrument.
Student will continue to learn and memorize their spring performance pieces.
Student will learn about the different decades that each of the songs in their performance is from.
Students will learn a folk song from the United States and learn the dance to it.
Students will be able to find and maintain a steady beat.
Vocal Warm-up : Hello There
Beat Buddy Exercise : find and maintain a steady beat
Spring Performance Pieces:
Students will continue to memorize the pieces and add movements and expression.
Sing a Happy Song (Kindergarten)
Echo Solo Singing Exercise