Q3W27-30: Feb. 15- March 5 2021 (F2F 2nd and 3rd Grade)

TeacherCatherine Holvey
Subject AreaElementary Music
Grade Level2nd and 3rd Grade
Week #27-30
Unit of InstructionBlack History Month
Standard(s) Taught


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will learn about Beethoven and be able to demonstrate what they learned by doing an assessment.
Students will discuss what Black History Month is and learn about African American Spirituals.
Students will perform various rhythms on instruments.
Students will match pitch.
Students will play on recorders with proper technique and air. (3rd)

Classroom Activities


Do, Re, Mi vocal warm-up

Black History Month
* Discuss what Black History Month is
* Discuss Harriet Tubman
* “This Train”
* “Follow the Drinking Gourd”

* Watch Reading Rainbow read aloud of “Follow the Drinking Gourd”

Composer Unit
* Discuss Beethoven (Powerpoint)
* Beethoven Jeopardy (assessment)
* Beethoven written quiz (assessment)

Recorders (3rd Grade)
* Review B,A,G
* Introduce E
* “Snail, Snail” “It’s Raining”

Percussion instruments (2nd)
* Playing various rhythms with a play along track

Assignments Due


Be sure to bring recorders to Music Class (3rd grade)

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