Q1W9-10: Oct. 19-30 2020 (F2F Kindergarten and 1st Grade)

TeacherCatherine Holvey
Subject AreaElementary Music
Grade LevelKindergarten and 1st Grade
Week #9-10
Unit of InstructionReading Rhythms
Standard(s) Taught








Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will sing using their singing voices.

Students will read a story and learn the song, rhythm, and instrument sound effects that go with it. 

Students will perform on hand percussion instruments. (Music Kits and Boomwackers)

Students will be able to find and maintain a steady beat. 

Students will move to show difference sounds while listen to music. 

Students will be able to identify low sounds and high sounds. 

Students will be able to read and demonstrate basic rhythms (Ta and Ti Ti) 

Classroom Activities


Hello There

Review rules (if needed) 

Shake My Sillies Out 

Fruits and Vegetables

High Low Sounds review

Little Green Frog song 

Llama Llama Misses Mama

Teach song 
Talk about feelings (going to school, missing home, making friends)
Read Story
Clap rhythms, add instrument sound effects 

Reading rhythms

Quarter notes – Ta
Eighth notes – Ti Ti
Play rhythms on sticks 

Moving to music – finding and maintaining a steady beat 

A Different Beat 
ABC Rock 
My Pony Macaroni 

* Review/Teach how to play the instruments
* Play basic rhythms on boomwackers
* Play a song on boomwackers (Mary had a Little Lamb)

“I can shake my shaker eggs” song

Halloween Rhythm compositions
* craft
* creativity
* reading and writing rhythms


5 Little Monkeys
5 Little Chickadees
John Kanaka 
Gypsy in the Moonlight 

If more time is needed, music number game

Assignments Due

Bring Music Kits to class 🙂

Additional Resources