Week 2: Online Learning April 13-17 2020 (2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade)

TeacherCatherine Holvey
Subject AreaElementary Music
Grade Level2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade
Week #Online Learning Week 2
Unit of InstructionRhythm Review
Standard(s) Taught

Perform rhythms from notation (MU.2.H.3.1)

Notate and original composition using various rhythms (MU.2.H.3.1) (MU.3.H.3.1) (MU.4.H.3.1) (MU.5.H.3.1) 

Perform while maintaining a steady beat and rhythms (MU.2.C.1.1) (MU.3.C.1.1) (MU.4.C.1.1) (MU.5.C.1.1) 

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will read and perform various musical notation such as quarter notes, eighth notes, quarter rests, half notes, whole notes, and sixteenth notes. 

Students will perform rhythms verbally, on body percussion, or on homemade percussion instruments. 

Students will compose their own rhythms. 

Classroom Activities

Special area right now is for enrichment purposes only.
Work will be kept at a minimum in order to reduce the workload for our students working from home.

Any assignment given in special areas will due on April 30th and will be in bold and in all caps so it will be clear.


It’s Disney Week in Music Class! 

Disney Rhythms Exercise

**** In the video, I thought the words and rhythms would be backwards! I was wrong! **** 

2nd Grade (OPTIONAL) – 2nd graders: if you would like to do a Beat Buddy Exercise and/or sing with Echo just for fun, go check out the Kindergarten and 1st grade page for this week!

Assignments Due



Please watch the video below that explains the short music assignment. 

ASSIGNMENT: Students will compose their own rhythm by using quarter notes (Ta), eighth notes (Ti Ti), half notes, whole notes, quarter rests, and/or sixteenth notes. Students will write out their rhythms, color/decorate, and write their own sentence that goes along with the rhythm like Miss Holvey did above. Once finished, take a photo of the rhythm (students can be in the picture too!) and email it to Miss Holvey by April 30th. Once completed you are good to go! Please still continue to check the Elementary Music Classroom Connect page for weekly short and fun enrichment activities. 

Email: holveyc@ivyhawnschool.org 

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