Q4W42-43 (K-2)

TeacherCatherine Holvey
Subject AreaElementary Music
Grade LevelKindergarten, 1st, and 2nd Grade
Week #42-43
Unit of InstructionMusic Review
Standard(s) Taught

Singing alone and with others. 

Performing on instruments with proper playing technique. 

Reading music notation

Reading rhythms. 

Improvising, composing ostinatos 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will sing using their singing voices. 

Students will play on xylophones with proper playing technique.

Students will listen to a story and then will play a song on the xylophones based on the story (sing too) 

Students will sing in solfege (Sol, Mi) 

Students will write about a song and their ideas on what it means


Classroom Activities

Party Tonight!

  • What animals are mentioned? 
  • Follow along in book (reading – across curriculum) page 150 in blue books
  • Legato and staccato (short and long) 

Just Imagine (2nd Grade)

Beautiful Day

  • Sing song
  • Follow music along in book 
  • Write their own poems or stories about a beautiful day 

Patty Cake Polka (Simple version for K, harder version 1-2) 

Snail, Snail (Kindergarten)

  • Sol, Mi 
  • Solfege
  • Add words
  • Play on xylophones

Lemonade (K-1) 

  • Sol, Mi
  • Solfege
  • Add words
  • Play on xylophones 

2nd grade xylophones

  • Two Three

Llama Llama Misses Mama (K-1)

  • Read story 
  • Add music on xylophones and percussion


  • Listening to music, dynamics, etc. 
  • Following
Assignments Due

None! Everyone did an AMAZING job in the Spring Performance of Jukebox Time Machine!! 

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