Innovative 2-3 Learners (Q1W2-3 September 8-18 2020)

Link to Special Area Hallway – click on the music door and it will take you right to the zoom!


TeacherCatherine Holvey
Subject AreaElementary Music
Grade Level2nd and 3rd Grade
Week #2-3
Unit of InstructionClassroom Instruments
Standard(s) Taught
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will sing using their singing voices.

Students will find and maintain a steady beat. 

Students will be able to identify the different instruments of the music classroom. 

Students will learn two new songs in sign language. 

Students will listen to a piece of music and respond to it. 

Classroom Activities


Hello There Song

Go over/review rules and zoom class procedures

Bell Ringer Activity – listen to a piece of music and answer the questions

New Songs:

  • Grand Old Flag
  • You are my Sunshine

** go over lyrics, add sign language 

Movement Songs

  • Head, Shoulders, Baby
  • Riddle Ree

Classroom Instruments Tour

  • Go around the music room, show different instruments and how they sound
  • Which one is your favorite? Why? 
  • What makes these instruments sound different from each other? 
  • Complete Classroom Instruments Kahoot (on your own)

New Songs

  • Three Little Birds
  • ABC’s in sign language
  • John Kanaka – Folk Dance movement activity

Instrument rhythm exercise

Beat Buddy exercise 

If more time is needed, students can explore Music Bitmoji Classroom

Assignments Due

Bring a stuffed animal to music class next time for a beat buddy activity!

Bring an instrument of your choice to music class for a fun rhythm activity – can be homemade instruments or instruments you have at your house!

Complete the Classroom Instruments Kahoot – located in Miss Holvey’s Bitmoji Classroom 

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