Q1W6-8 Oct. 5-16 2020 (F2F 2nd and 3rd Grade)

TeacherCatherine Holvey
Subject AreaElementary Music
Grade Level2nd and 3rd Grade
Week #5-6
Unit of InstructionReading Treble Clef and Rhythms
Standard(s) Taught


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will sing using their singing voices.
Students will match pitch.
Students will use sign language with music.
Students will read various rhythm notation.
Students will begin to read the Treble Clef (3rd grade)
Students will perform on instruments.
Students will be able to identify the musical form of a piece of music.
Students will find and maintain a steady beat.

Classroom Activities


Solfege vocal warm-up (and sign language)

ABC’s in sign language

Grand Old Flag (warm-up) – pitch, sign language, American History

Musical Form

– Review concept
– Identify AB, ABA musical form
– Little Liza Jane
– Old Dan Tucker
– Never Smile at a Crocodile

Reading Treble Clef (3rd Grade)

– Go over spaces (FACE)
– Go over lines (EGBDF)
– Use whiteboards to check student understanding
– Treble Clef Baseball Game

Reading Rhythms (2nd Grade)
– Review
– Rhythms Baseball Game

Fifty Nifty United States (3rd Grade)
– Go over the 50 states
– Talk about how in older grades you will need to know this knowledge
– Go over lyrics
– Listen to and follow along with the song

– Reading rhythms
– Playing in parts
– Working as a team

If more time is needed music number game

Assignments Due

3rd grade: Please bring a dry eraser marker to class.

Additional Resources