Innovative 2-3 Learners (Q2W11-12: Nov. 2-13 2020)

TeacherCatherine Holvey
Subject AreaElementary Music
Grade LevelInnovative 2nd and 3rd Grade
Week #11-12
Unit of InstructionDynamics and Tempo
Standard(s) Taught


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will be able to identify Forte and Piano.
Students will listen to a story about different dynamics.
Students will be able to identify different tempos in music – Allegro, Andante, and Largo.
Students will sing using their singing voices.
Students will listen to a piece of music and tell what the tempo is.
Students will be able to identify Staccato and Legato.

Classroom Activities


Vocal Warm-up
“It’s a Small World”
Review AB Form

Forte and Piano
* Listen to the story
* Identify Forte and Piano

“Party Tonight”
* Staccato and Legato
Staccato – short, choppy
Legato – smooth and connected

“Same Train”
Question and Answer
African American folk tune

Allegro – fast
Andante – medium
Largo – Slow

* Watch presentation
* Compare pictures/animals to the different tempos
* Listen to 4 different pieces of music and identify what the tempo is

Assignments Due

Tempo Kahoot located in Miss Holvey’s Bitmoji classroom.

Additional Resources