|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd Grade|
|Unit of Instruction||Exploring Melody, Harmony, and Form|
Sing echo phrases.
Sing melodies on pitch with head voice and appropriate tone quality.
Perform songs in class from memory.
Move with the steady beat of music that changes tempos.
Sing songs with loud/soft and fast/slow.
Listen to a piece of music and share opinions.
Identify a steady beat in music.
Move to patterns using quarter and eighth notes.
Maintain a steady beat while performing a dance.
Compare and contrast different pieces of music (2nd grade)
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their singing voices.
Students will play on percussion instruments with the proper playing technique.
Students will continue to work on and memorize their spring performance pieces.
Students will perform two folk dances while singing and maintaining a steady beat.
Students will compare and contrast different songs and rhythms.
Vocal Warm-up : Hello There
Beat Buddy Exercise: finding and maintaining a steady beat while listening to music
Spring Performance Pieces
Khorovod (Round Dance)
Gypsy in the Moonlight (2nd grade)
More songs for K-1 (singing voice, echo singing)
Pig the Pug
Practice Spring Performance Pieces!